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Manager, Paris office
Diana is a Candidate for Sustainability Leadership Master’s at the University of Cambridge. She graduated with an MBA from INSEAD and a joint Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in International Relations (Hons) from Corvinus University of Budapest.
She brings a combined experience of 10 years in International Development, Healthcare and Social impact. Prior to KOIS, she worked at SYSTEMIQ managing a UK DFID funded forestry programme to scale up social enterprises in Indonesia. Previously she worked as a management consultant for Bain & Company in London, advising clients from corporate, nonprofit and public sectors on various projects.
Diana joined KOIS in 2021, where she is focused on creating and implementing innovative financial solutions in sustainable land use. She is on a mission to accelerate the shift to a sustainable economy and the implementation of the Global Goals.
Senior Analyst, Mumbai office
Priyanshi joined KOIS from Boston Consulting Group where she worked across consumer goods, industrial goods and healthcare sectors. She did her Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
Junior Analyst, Brussels office
Alexandre holds a Master in Sciences of Management from ESSEC Business School. He also completed a 4-months exchange program at the Ludwig Maximilian Universität in Münich, Germany.
During his studies, he performed an internship at SeniorAdom, a French start-up providing innovative remote support solutions for elderly people. He also worked as an Analyst intern at Demeter, a Parisian investment fund dedicated to sustainable projects in which he was part of the team dedicated to early-stage investments in start-ups from the Agri-food sector.
He joined KOIS in 2021 to work on innovative finance projects.
Senior Associate, Mumbai office
Alice holds a double degree in Management and Political Sciences from Bocconi University and Sciences Po Paris. During her studies she also spent a semester in the U.S. at Dartmouth College.
Alice has a divesified background, and gained experience as management consultant at BCG and in international organizations such as the European Commission and The World Bank Group. She volunteered in various pojects in Tanzania, Thailand and Bangladesh.
She joined KOIS in 2021, working in the innovative finance team.
Senior Associate, Brussels office
Philippine holds a master’s degree in Economics and Business from Sciences Po Paris as well as a BSc. in Politics and Economics from The University of Bath.
During her studies, she completed an internship as a Fundraising and Development Assistant with the NGO HOOP Peru. This experience allowed her to understand better the non-profit sector and learn about key issues in international development. She then decided to complement her non-profit experience with more in-depth financial expertise as a Private Equity analyst for the group All Invest.
Philippine also worked as a fundraiser for the NGO Habitat for Humanity, helping to build social housings in the Pelikan Park of Cape Town, and volunteered for the charity Care4Calais, where she taught English and French to refugees of the migrant camp.
She joined KOIS in 2021.
Pooja holds a Masters degree from the London Business School and a Bachelors degree from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi.
Prior to KOIS, she was a Manager at Invest India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. As a founding team member of the AGNIi Mission– the National Technology Commercialization Program, she has hands-on experience working with stakeholders across the innovation spectrum in India.
Pooja joined KOIS in early 2021 as Senior Analyst to work on innovative finance and asset management projects.
Head of Business Development, Brussels office
Béatrice has extensive experience in investment banking and business development, acquired in Tier-1 investment banks. She has held leadership roles at companies that ranged in size from an asset management start-up to Deutsche Bank, where she was a Managing Director. She was the CEO of a large not-for-profit manufacturing company in Belgium that creates job opportunities for workers with disabilities. She has a commercial engineering degree from Université Libre de Bruxelles and has received microfinance training from the Grameen Bank.
Béatrice is first and foremost interested in bringing her diverse expertise to support highly impactful projects for the left behind. Since joining KOIS in 2017, she has lent her financial structuring, business management, fund-raising and stakeholder management skills to advising the Solvay Sustainable Guar Initiative and Light for the World Belgium on their scale-up plans, and to bringing KOIS’s Refugee Livelihoods DIB to fruition, among others.
Partner, London office
Serena is an expert in innovative finance, impact investing and inclusive business models. She brings more than 15 years of experience advising clients on the design, structuring and evaluation of impact investment strategies and vehicles. She also holds a PhD from Caltech in Social Sciences with a specialization in Behavioral Finance.
She namely supported the International Committee of the Red Cross with the structuring and launch of the world’s first Humanitarian Impact Bond, financing physical rehabilitation programs in conflict-afflicted countries in Africa. She also designed and supported the launch of Convergence, a blended finance platform focused on emerging and frontier markets. Her past work also included strategy consulting with McKinsey and humanitarian assistance with Mercy Corps in Darfur.
Serena joined KOIS as a partner in 2016 and specializes in innovative finance advisory.
Junior Analyst, Paris office
Victoire graduated from Copenhagen Business School with a master focused on emerging markets and Private Sector Development. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Warwick.
During her studies, Victoire worked as Junior Consultant for Archipel&Co, a consultancy specialised in inclusive business. She also undertook field studies in Uganda and Kenya, where she collected data for her master thesis investigating the impact of market facilitation programs funded by NGOs and donors for smallholder farmers.
Victoire also volunteered at Calais Refugee Camp, France and as a student consultant for Wawcas, a NGO providing vocational trainings to woman in Nepal.
She joined KOIS in 2020.
Associate, Mumbai office
Pallavi holds a Bachelors’ degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce and attended London School of Economics.
Before joining KOIS, she worked namely for Barclays as a Global Finance intern and for Deloitte, where she built experience in strategy & operations.
Pallavi joined KOIS in 2018 to work as a senior analyst on different innovative finance & asset management projects.
Salma studied at ESSEC Business School, majoring in finance and business law. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Cergy Paris University.
She has experience in impact investing through her role as an Impact Investment Junior Analyst at AlphaOmega Foundation where she helped manage a portfolio of seven leading associations in education regarding structuring and scaling challenges.
Salma also volunteered as the president of a nonprofit promoting blood donation and had the opportunity to work with various actors of the French healthcare system. She joined KOIS in 2020.
Justine holds a Master degree in Management from ESCP Business School, with a major in Finance. She has experience in Impact Investing through her role as Junior investment analyst for micro-finance and social entrepreneurship at global bank BNP Paribas. She was responsible for analyzing financial and social performance of African Microfinance Institutions.
She also worked for the international NGO Danish Refugee Council in information management. Justine voluntered for the French Start-up ReBelle and in the NGO Noise that promotes social and environmental innovations.
Justine joined KOIS in 2020.
Chief Financial Officer, Mumbai office
Cléa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the London School of Economics and a Master’s degree in Economics & Business from SciencesPo Paris.
She has experience in the banking sector through her role as a Banking Economist Assistant for Société Générale. Cléa also has experience in NGO strategy & investment through working for Karuna-Shechen as a Strategy & Development consultant.
Cléa joined KOIS in 2020 to help in developing innovative finance mechanisms financing topics such as menstrual hygiene management in Africa.
Principal, Mumbai office
Prabu specializes in impact investing and innovative financing for disruptive healthcare innovators and enterprises. He has 9+ years of experience in healthcare, strategy consulting, and private equity and manages the healthcare portfolio at Kois across India and global markets. Recently, he has led investments and structured investment vehicles in point-of-care diagnostics and medical supply chain intermediaries.
His past work includes strategy consulting with McKinsey & Co and as medical officer in cardiology and orthopedic hospitals. He holds an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and a Bachelor of Medicine from JIPMER.
Founder & Managing Partner, Mumbai office
Charles-Antoine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from ULB and followed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Thereafter, he spent 5 years at Merril Lynch London & held several management positions at UCB, notably in the M&A division. He currently remains a Board Member of UCB & Tubize. He also co-founded Toolbox, an NGO & volunteered in several others such as MSF or UNHCR.
Charles-Antoine co-founded KOIS in 2010, with the aim to scale impact solutions through collaboration between the for-profit & not-for-profit sector.
Office Manager, Brussels office
Ann holds a Master in translation from the Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel. She then developed over 10 years of experience as an Executive Assistant in multinational consulting & law companies.
She is also a certified nurse and has practiced in several nursing homes and hospitals.
Ann joined KOIS in 2015 to help run our operations in the Brussels office.
Office Manager, Mumbai office
Krishna holds a Bachelor’s degree in arts from CCS University in India. He brings with him over twelve years of experience in a mix of business development & operations, in multinational consulting & public sector organisations.
He joined KOIS in 2017 and helps run our operations in the Mumbai office.
Principal, Paris office
Marie-Elodie holds Master’s degrees in Economics and Finance from Université Paris Dauphine & Sciences-Po Paris, as well as a MS in Sustainability Management from Columbia University.
Before KOIS, she worked for 7 years in financial departments of AXA and ASF. She also worked as a Finance Senior Associate in New-York for Karbone, a renewable energy financial services firm. Marie-Elodie also volunteered in several organizations and foundations in France & Africa.
She joined KOIS in 2014 and has since worked on structuring several Impact Bonds. She heads our Paris office.
Principal, Paris & Brussels office
Colin holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University, and a Master of Science in Business Management from HEC Paris.
He has developed over 12 years of experience across the private, public & non-profit sectors. He led strategy consulting projects at the Boston Consulting Group for 5 years, focusing on healthcare and social impact. He also managed humanitarian and development operations in Sri Lanka and Haiti with the NGO ACTED.
Colin joined KOIS in 2019, with a role focused on designing & structuring innovative finance instruments as well as leading advisory teams across all KOIS’ offices.
Principal, London office
Benhan holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, an MA from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the London Business School.
After his studies, he built his financial background namely by working for Dalberg Global Development Advisors in London and as an Investment Banker for Dexia Credit Local in New York.
Benhan joined KOIS in 2017 and has since focused his work on sustainable land use & energy. He also worked on several projects ranging from financial inclusion to economic development.
Manager, Mumbai office
Aadit holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Bangalore, has completed all three levels of CFA (USA) and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
He has extensive experience in investment banking & financial diligence with Bank of America-Merrill Lynch & Deloitte. He also founded Altflo, India’s first deal management and portfolio intelligence platform for private companies.
Aadit joined KOIS in 2018 and helped grow our Mumbai office from 2 members to 12. He has led the transaction diligence for our investments in Asia and Europe and has worked on the structuring and placement of diverse innovative finance instruments.
Ladislas hold a Master’s degree in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and a Master’s degree in Finance from Université Paris Dauphine.
Before joining KOIS, he developed 9 years of experience in corporate finance by working at J.P. Morgan and General Electric. He has been actively involved in several NGOs in France and abroad as well.
Ladislas joined KOIS in 2017 and has since notably structured the second Belgium Social Impact Bond, aiming to reduce long term unemployment in Brussels and the largest French SIB, aiming to improve foster care. He is also involved in KOIS’ investment activities in Europe.
Juliette holds a Master Degree in Management from HEC Business School in Paris and spent 6 months at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore.
She since built 3 years of experience in social business and sustainable development consulting, in New Delhi and Paris, working both for social entrepreneurs and large corporations.
Juliette joined KOIS in 2018 and has been working on developing innovative finance mechanisms on topics such as accessibility to eye care & improving the livelihood of young women in Africa.
External Communications Manager, Brussels office
Jeanne holds a Masters in Business Engineering & Marketing from the Louvain School of Management. During her studies, she spent 4 months at Mahidol University in Thailand. Before her studies, she also lived for a year in Mill Valley, California.
Jeanne developed a strong communications background by working as a digital marketeer for Microsoft, and as a Strategic Communications Officer for Proximus in Belgium. She was also Chief Operating Officer of a student-run consultancy company of 50 people and president of a youth movement.
She joined KOIS in 2020 to head all communications topics.
Associate, Brussels office
Roman holds a MSC in Financial Engineering from the Prague School of Economics. He has spent a semester at Peking University in China and the New Economic School in Russia.
Roman brings over 4 years of experience in banking and transaction advisory from Société Générale in Paris and KPMG in Prague. He also worked as an intern in various NGOs in Kenya, Cameroon and Nigeria.
He joined KOIS in 2019 and has since contributed to advisory projects and the structuring of impact bonds on projects for partners such as UNDP.
Pauline holds a Masters in Business Engineering at the UCL & a Masters in International Management from the CEMS alliance. During her Masters, she completed a 4-months exchange programme in Santiago, Chile.
During her studies, she completed two internships at the Degroof-Petercam bank in Belgium, in Personal Financial Services & Private Banking. She also worked as a Transport Planning Officer intern for AB InBev in Prague.
She joined KOIS in 2017 and has since worked on innovative finance projects on topics such as Menstrual Hygiene Management in Niger & Ethiopia.
Senior Analyst, Brussels office
Johana holds a MSC in Business Engineering from Solvay Business School and a Complementary Master in Development Studies from UCL. She is also a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).
Johana brings a combined experience of 7 years in finance and development consulting. She worked for 5 years at ING Bank in Belgium and New York. Previously she was a project manager at Sogerom, a consultancy firm active in development projects worldwide.
She joined KOIS in 2019 and has since worked on innovative finance projects on topics such as the financing of a solar facility for healthcare facilities in Africa.
Abhishek has a Bachelors Tech degree from The Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi.
He has previously worked for two years with The Boston Consulting Group, where he worked on multiple projects with both government and private players across FMCG, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, and others.
Abhishek joined KOIS in 2018 to work as a senior analyst on different innovative finance & asset management projects.
Sunny holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Lucknow and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering.
He built experience in a diverse set of sectors such as Renewables, Banking & Management Consulting having worked with Abengoa, HSBC and GEP across India, Spain & Bangladesh. He also volunteered for organisations such as Children Rights & You (CRY) and Aarohan.
Sunny joined KOIS in 2019 and focuses on early to growth stage investments in sectors varying from Healthcare to Sustainability.
Shaily is a Chartered Accountant, holds a Bachelor in Commerce degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai and a post graduate diploma in Management from IIM Lucknow.
Shaily has previously worked as an Equity Research professional across diverse sectors for Edelweiss Financial Services. She also spent a summer at DSP BlackRock mutual fund.
She joined KOIS in 2019 as Senior Analyst to work on innovative finance & asset management projects.
Analyst, Brussels office
Axelle holds a Master’s degree in International Business from the CEMS as well as a MSc in Sustainability & Social Innovation from HEC Paris. During her studies, she spent a semester at Korea University.
Axelle volunteered for over 3 years at Plan International Belgium and helped in tasks such as fundraising & awareness raising. She also spent two years as a project leader & business developer for a student-led consulting company.
She joined KOIS in 2019 and has since worked on innovative finance projects on topics such as Menstrual Hygiene Management in Niger Ethiopia.
Hanna holds a Master’s degree from the London Business School of Economics in International Political Economy. Since then, she has completed work for the UNDP in Ethiopia and Switzerland.
During her studies, she also volunteered at the LSE and acted as an International Trade Research Assistant.
Hanna joined KOIS in 2019 to work on data & policy analysis for innovative financing mechanisms to scale up UNDP’s Solar for Health initiative in several West African countries.
Founder & Managing Partner, Brussels office
François holds an MBA in Business Administration from Harvard, after which he spent several years in Telecom & Technology companies. He developed over 12 years of Private Equity investment, with a specific focus on impact investing.
François also co-founded Toolbox, a non-profit providing management services to NGOs and was a volunteer for several organizations such as Mother Theresa.
In 2010, François co-founded KOIS with the belief that collaboration between the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors is the best way to scale impact solutions, and started building up an high-impact high-return portfolio.