Nelson benefits from fifteen years’ experience in financial engineering and impact investing. In 2013, he joined the Africa department of Lazard Frères before co-founding Emergence Capital, a corporate and financial advisory firm dedicated to African start-ups and SMEs.
- Career: Lazard Frères, DC Advisory, Africa Capital
- Sports: Basketball (center – regional level), football (right winger – leisure)
- Degrees: Master 225 (Paris IX Dauphine University) – French African Young Leader (2019 cohort)
- Motto: Work and perseverance are the keys to success
Convinced by the social impact of sport, Nelson has also led the creation of Sport Impact, the structure in charge of managing and running the Sport en Commun platform.