Stéphane Woerther

Essor A2E Team Leader–Managing partner, Philae Advisory
Essor Programme


Stephane Woerther is the founder and managing partner of Philae Advisory, a financial advisory firm focused on the energy sector and on Africa. He also lectures Project Finance at Écoles des Mines de Paris & Saint-Étienne and at the IFP-School. He is an ingénieur civil des Mines and holds an MSc in Economics from Paris-Assas University/IFP.

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Essor Programme

The Essor programme forms part of the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office’s (FCDO’s) Private Sector Development portfolio in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This portfolio aims to reduce poverty in the DRC. Essor is a GBP 35M flexible technical assistance facility that works to support policy interventions which improve the DRC’s business environment for micro, small and medium sized enterprises to create jobs and services for the poor.