Private equity investor with proven investment track record in the Americas and Emerging Markets. Deployed over $550 million of capital commitments to 22 portfolio companies (2.3x ROI and 44% IRR on 16 realized investments) and 25 private equity funds. Built specialized investment team with full origination, execution and portfolio management capabilities. Corporate entrepreneur with over 20 years of structured finance experience. Built businesses from scratch and developed new markets for global financial institution BNP PARIBAS in structured finance, derivatives and private equity, culminating with global responsibility over all private equity fund and direct investments in the energy and natural resources sector. French citizen raised in Brazil, with US green card. Speak 4 languages, worked in Paris, Mexico City and New York and closed deals in more than 30 countries. Angel investor, contributing at the Board level on financial structure and capital raising matters.