AKOTO Jean-Luc

Director (legal person) - Board of directors
BNP PARIBAS
Takes part in committee(s) and board(s)

Professional experience

Jean-Luc Olivier Akoto has been Deputy Head of the Saharan Africa region for BNP Paribas International Retail Banking, since 2014. He began his career as an analyst intern at the Regional Mission of the World Bank in Côte d’Ivoire. He then moved to BICI Bourse (BNP Paribas Group), where he set up and ran the financial analysis department before creating the Capital market development department. At Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), he was successively Head of Investment, Deputy CEO and then CEO. He managed a number of regional venture capital funds on behalf of ECP. He was also Partner and CEO at JLA Finance, an Abidjan-based firm specialized in financial engineering and investment consulting. In 2009, he went back to work for BICI Bourse as Deputy CEO and then CEO from 2012. Jean-Luc Olivier Akoto has an MBA in Finance and international commerce and a Bachelor in Administration Affairs from the University of Miami.