Jean-Sébastien Bergasse

Partner

Biography

Jean-Sébastien Bergasse is Partner, Responsible for Investments, at Amethis.

Mr Bergasse is a member of Amethis Executive Committee which oversees the firm’s operations and investments. He oversees the deal sourcing, staffing of the operations while leading transaction execution teams. He is specialized on East Africa and originates deals in all Africa. He is a board member for Boulos (Nigeria) and Ramco (Kenya).

Prior to joining Amethis in 2013, Mr Bergasse was Head of Proparco’s SME Department after being Senior Investment Officer, executing deals particularly in the MENA and African regions and managing Proparco’s Banking and Capital Market division. Previously, he worked for Société Générale and Marsh on transactions in Africa, having started his career with Crédit Agricole in Côte d’Ivoire.

Mr Bergasse holds a degree in finance from the EM Grenoble Business School and a degree in business management from Assas University (Paris). He is a French citizen and is fluent in English and French.