Mr. Cauchois is a founder of FondElec Partners LLC and has spent nearly 18 years investing in global emerging markets and 30 years in the global advisory and finance areas. Currently, Mr. Cauchois is also serving as the CEO of Brazil Plus Investment Management. Earlier in his career, he has held the position of Chairman of Comanche Clean Energy LLC. Mr. Cauchois received an S.M. in Finance from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an A.B in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. Being knowledgeable in areas such as private placements, private equity, venture capital, mergers, corporate finance, and alternative investments, Mr. Cauchois also has a keen interest in oil, energy, and the financial services.