Yann joined Swiss Re Direct Investment in 2014 as the Head of Africa for Private Equity and Strategic Acquisitions, taking on responsibility for originating, executing and managing transactions throughout Africa.
Prior to that, Yann founded and is currently the Chairman of Africa Bridge Investment Partners, an investment holding company that focuses on start-up and early-stage companies, currently holding a portfolio of 5 companies. He had earlier worked as a Principal at Actis, based in Lagos State, Nigeria, covering West Africa transactions. Yann started his career at KPMG as a Consultant in New York.
Yann holds an MBA from Wharton Business School and an Engineering Degree from Ecole Centrale de Paris, obtained with honours.