Hugues joined I&P in 2011 and holds the position of Director within the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund program since 2022.

Based in Accra between 2011 and 2012, he worked on the launch of the new I&P office in Ghana and the development of the West African portfolio.

From 2013 to 2021, he is in charge of the project I&P Développement 2 (IPDEV2), which consists in sponsoring 10 new African funds over 10 years. He has notably worked with Sinergi Burkina (Burkina Faso), Comoé Capital (Côte d'Ivoire) and on the launch of new impact funds.

Prior to joining I&P Hugues has realized several missions for organisations that support entrepreneurship in France and in Central Africa.

Hugues graduated from London School of Economics and Sciences Po Paris with a Double Degree in Finance and International Affairs.



USAID and Partners: Accelerating African Entrepreneurship through Local Impact Investing, Global Entrepreneurship Network, November 2016

Investing in Africa’s Small and Growing Businesses, May 2015

Performing due diligence on startups in Africa: analyzing investment opportunities, VC4A, May 2015

Attracting African Capital to Invest in African Small and Growing Businesses: A Utopia?, Business Fights Poverty, May 2015

Unlocking Equity For Early-stage Entrepreneurs in Africa, Business Fights Poverty, November 2014