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Paulo Gomes

Chairman of Advisory Board


Other appointments include:

  • Chairman, Paulo Gomes & Partners

  • Senior Advisor, PIL Group

  • Past Executive Director in charge of 24 countries, World Bank Group

  • Board Membership: Global Climate Fund, Ecobank, Ask Airlines, and AFIG Private Equity Fund

  • John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

  • Institut Libre d’Etude des Relations internationales, Paris

  • Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (SciencePo)

Co-Founder of New African Capital Partners, Paulo Gomes is also Chairman of the Advisory board of the Africa South East Asia Chamber of Commerce (ASEACC). Mr. Paulo Gomes, has been appointed as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow for the NTU – SBF Centre for African Studies.

Paulo Gomes has BA in Economics and International Trade from Sciences Po and Institut d’études libres des relations internationales (ILERI). He has a MPA/Master’s degree with Honours in Economic Policy and Management, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Paulo Gomes has over 25 years of experience both in the public and private sectors. He has advised and worked with several heads of states and governments on key projects throughout the African continent. He has assisted a few of them to establish investment advisory bodies and served on international committees. Paulo Gomes has also served at very senior levels in multi-lateral development institutions, from the World Bank to the West African Development Bank (BOAD). He was member of the board of the Green Climate Fund in South Korea.

Within the private sector, he served on the boards of major firms such as Ecobank Transnational Inc., Asky Airline, and AFIG private equity fund. Paulo Gomes also served as an advisor to major CEOs and corporate boards and played a critical leadership role in the development of several private sector initiatives such as Africa Finance Corporation – AFC.

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