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Chief Executive Officer, MiDA Advisors
Aymeric Saha is the CEO of MiDA Advisors. More recently, he was the Managing Director of the NASP-USAID Investment Partnership for Mobilizing Institutional Investors to Develop Africa’s Infrastructure or “MiDA.” He previously spent fourteen years at the World Bank and led the quantitative risk finance function responsible for overseeing market and credit risks for $200 billion in banking operations in over 100 countries; and an investment portfolio of over $100 billion invested across developed and emerging markets. In 2013, he was appointed Financial Policy Director in the United States Congress for the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions to oversee the implementation of banking and capital markets reforms in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Cumulatively, he directed initiatives to boost U.S.- Africa trade and investments, particularly within the Power Africa initiative. In 2005, Mr. Saha co-founded New Bridge Development/1438 Street LLC, a boutique real estate and retail investment firm that developed and managed commercial and residential properties in the Washington, DC region. Mr. Saha holds two MA degrees in Finance and Business Management from Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, and his BA degree in Finance and Economics from McGill University. He previously lived abroad in Africa, Europe, and Canada, and is fluent in French.