– Co-Founder and Managing Director of AfricInvest.
Ziad has extensive experience negotiating equity and quasi-equity operations. He has
been responsible for raising several private equity and quasi-equity funds. Ziad led the
arrangement and placement of over $1bn million in private equity funds, both locally and
He acts as a board member for several North and Sub-Saharan African companies. Prior
to co-founding AfricInvest in 1994, Ziad held different management positions at Citibank
in New York and in Tunis, where he was Head of Financial Institutions and Capital
Markets Department. At Citibank, he developed the first hedge product for the North
African currencies for the use of corporate and institutional clients.
Ziad holds a Master’s of Science in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology and is a graduate of the French engineering school École des
Mines de Paris.