Business Development

Abdul Ahmed SATTAR

Business Development Advisor (UHNWI)

  • Adviser to Royal Families
  • Co-Head of the Gold and Precious Stones DepartmentMiddle East / Pakistan / South East Asia  / India / Nepal / Sri Lanka
    • Gemologist – a specialist in color stones, diamonds, and gold
    • Expert Islamic art
    • Partner of many international companies

Thomas Madagame LaVanway

Business Development Advisor    Co2 Extraction and Sequestration Technologies

United Arab Emirates, US, UK 

  • A former oil & gas exploration & development executive entrepreneur with specialist skills now focused on Co2 extraction and sequestration technologies, including development and implementation of new carbon neutral sciences.
  • In the energy sector Mr. LaVanway has owned, operated and divested profitably multiple exploration, engineering and technical service companies. The most relevant to the Co2Bit Technologies Group being past ownership of the largest independently owned natural gas & power exchange (Physical-Buy-Sell-Trade) in the United States mid-west.
  • Presently a partner in a number of international companies which include start-up ownership in AeroDyne (Global) a carbon capture and sequestration company and PowerDyne (Global) a carbon neutral smart-grid technologies company.
  • Countries of operational experience include North America; USA, Canada – South America; Brazil – United Kingdom; England, Scotland – Africa; Nigeria, Cameroon – South-East Asia; Singapore, Borneo; Brunei, Sarawak, Sabah. 

Mirza Muhammad Waseem Baig

Co2bit Senior Business Development Manager and Team Head, and Co-Head Precious Metal and Gems Department  (Middle East and Africa

  • 30 years of experience in gold, diamond mining and textile industry, and export sectors, as well associated with the major and small mining companies.
  • Business Administration, Accounting, and Business/Management in a high-pressured environment.
  • Skilled in operational and P&L management of international operations.
  • Privately-owned Asset Management group operating worldwide. Managing all aspects of administrative, financial, capital, and operations of assigned portfolios
  • Founder and Chairman of Momentum Gold & Diamond Trading FZ LLC.
  • Acquired and manages gold mines in several African countries.
  • Innovated and redesigned to increase the production of gold using the latest technologies and provide a safe environment to the workers at mines.
  • Facilitates a wide range of value-added products including cast bars, minted bars, minted coins, coin blanks, medallions, and a range of semi-fabricated products for jewelry manufacturing and dental products
  • Speaks English and local regional language

Christophe Desplace

Co2 bit Senior Business Development Manager.    Luxury brand Asset

With Over 20 years experience in. the financial services industry with a record of delivering results in both a strategic and highly competitive commercial environment.  

For last 10 years operating in the luxury sector . 

Past experience

  • Worked for Barclays Bank and set up a leasing automotive concept coupled with technology which lead business to be sold to ABN AMRO and today known as LeasePlan , it subsequently became the largest leasing operator in the world . 
  • Ceo of watch distribution Co Bespoken luxury brand . 

Currently 

  • Cofounder export tech automotive platform known as Flag Worldwide 
  • Unique Luxury Brand – “Unique product for unique people “ 
  • Epicure Capital/ MHS Global – Operate in Medical world with distribution of medical product and equipments. 

In 2011 Christophe combined is past experience with the luxury sector by creating a boutique service , sourcing and selling passion assets for an extensive global network to fulfil exclusive, off-market commissions for family offices,wealth managers, collectors, connoisseurs and enthusiasts. 

http://www.uniqueluxurybrands.com

Company is renowned for its integrity ,discretion and unparalleled privacy. 

ULB service 3 core assets class to service its client base: 

  • master artworks; impressionist and modern 
  • super-prime real estate ranging from prime hotel to vineyard estate or other off market asset class 
  • wide range of classic and sports cars of exception .

Michaël LEIPOLD

Co2 bit Senior Business developer manager for private equity investors (Middle East and Central Asia) 

Previously served as 

CEO, CFO.

Founder and owner of a company. 

Director of Marketing and International Sales and Service. 

Technical engineering experience in several fields: Textile, robotics, electronics, cathode ray tubes, high-end paint and resins… 

More than 35 years of experience in international business in over 90 countries on 4 continents 

Graduate in mechanical engineering. 

Dual French and Swiss nationality

Michael Dreyfus

Co2Bit Senior Business Development Manager and Team Leader

  • Mr. Dreyfus has held various Senior Executive positions at Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, a leading public quoted SwissBank, where he spent 30 years acquiring practical experience across all fields of Corporate Banking and team management.
  • He then joined the Private Banking Industry becoming part of Merrill Lynch, Geneva, at
    the time the Swiss Wealth Management Arm of Bank of America, the top US Banking group, where he
    acquired in-depth experience in Private Banking & Asset Management.
  • Leveraging his broad network in the Swiss banking community as well as his significant financial
    background, he decided to become an independent Head Hunter focused on Senior positions.
  • He is fluent in English, French, and German
  • Michael holds an SFI (Swiss Finance Institute) diploma in Banking.

Thomas Odamtten

Co2Bit Senior Business Development Manager (Western Africa & UK)

  • With over 30 years experience of management consulting experience, Thomas Odamtten has the expertise in bringing innovation and strategic planning to challenging projects. 
  • As an experienced Senior Financial Consultant, has worked with some of the foremost UK investment companies like Merchant Investors (UK) Ltd, Legal & General Assurance Society (UK) Ltd. Currently working in partnership with Colin Flatman & Co. an Independent Financial Advisors, UK and Private Equity Fund Managers/Bankers in Geneva, Switzerland. 
  • Thomas has extensive marketing and project management experience within the European Union and transition economies working in both English and French. Thomas’ expertise in research and project review has been demonstrated within both public and private organizations through evaluation of progress and publishing reports for such organizations as Shell, British Council, VSO, Kingston University, Local Authorities, and SMEs. His degree in Economics and Management is complemented with Diplomas in Environment and Development, European Studies, and PC Technologies. 
  • He has worked in the UK, Greece, Switzerland, Belgium, Ghana, Zambia, and South Africa and has access to multinational networks and working experience of the EU and other International Organisations such as the World Bank (IFC), Commonwealth Development Corporation, and the Department for International Development (DfID). His early work for the Ministry of Justice (Attorney General’s Office) Ghana where he was responsible for Statistical Analysis and logistics proved beneficial to the BEEP (Best eEurope Practices) IST project which was successfully completed in July 2003. 
  • As a Project Manager, he successfully completed a European Funded research project as part of an economic regeneration program for the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) UK. 
  • Thomas has written several publications and conference papers related to his activities.

Necim BAYADH

Co2Bit Senior Relationship Manager Corporate and Institutions; Business Developer and Team Leader 

  • Necim started his career in Investment Banking at Société Générale, in Paris, and in Zurich, prior developing his expertise and skills from 2005 onwards, in the Middle East, within Corporate & Investment Banking Departments, in Abu Dhabi, and in Dubai.
  • Multi-awarded banker for scoring superior record deals innovating in structuring transactions, he gradually demonstrated leadership for devising strategy, and launching successful new corporate banking businesses and digital products, while managing distribution teams and growth of assets portfolio reaching the size up to $2.7B.
  • From BNP Paribas to regional financial institutions leaders such as NBAD, ADCB, and Arab Bank PLC., he is now active and dedicated to the growth of blockchain technologies, crypto assets, and sustainable solutions business models.
  • Graduated with a Master Degree in Financial Engineering from a “Grande Ecole de Commerce” (Toulouse Business School, in France), he speaks French, English, Arabic and German.”

Nicolas kirsch

Co2 Bit Senior Business Development Manager     Co Head Corporate and Commercial Real Estate Europe

CH, Europe, UK

  • Responsible for the privatisation of Swisscom between 1997 -2000
  • Managing Director Maus Frères in charge of facility Management 2001- 2008
  • Managing Director of the Real Estate of Group Coop  (2.8 billion CHF)
  • advisor of Pension Funds
  • Managing director of vici swiss competitive intelligence.

 

Faisal Waheeed Khawaja

Co2 Bit Senior Business Development Manager  Pakistan

  • Proprietor of M/s. Faisal Enterprises (Textile )
  • General trading in Medical Aeshetic products, Aesthetic cosmetic surgery consultations,
  • Real Estate Advisor and Consultant
  • MBA

Mondher Safi

Co2bit Senior Business Development Manager  and Team Leader and Co-Head of Corporate and Real Estate department (France, Africa, and the Middle East)

  • Director of construction for major projects with Vinci construction for almost more than 20 years all over the globe
  • Contacts with countries and UHNWI
  • Ingenior from ESTP Ecole Spéciale Travaux Publics Paris

Amro Gamal

Co2Bit Senior Business Development Manager  MENA (Middle East & North Africa) and Team Leader

  • A seasoned Private Banker with > 18 years’ experience in the field of Wealth Management covering the MENA & CIS regions. 
  • Mr. Gamal has held various senior positions as Relationship Manager at well-known Arabic Banks in Cairo & Dubai, including DIB, Rasmala Investment Bank. 
  • At Bank of London & the Middle East, a London based leading UK Bank in Islamic Financing with GCC based shareholders, specialized in Wealth and Treasury Management, he developed a significant portfolio of UHNWI & HNWI clients based in the Middle East region and to acquire in-depth skills in Wealth Management and investment strategies.  
  • A consultant for a Switzerland-based Independent Wealth Management Company he continues leveraging his broad network of wealthy clients, family offices, and Financial Institutions in the MENA region.

David Croisier, CFA

Co2bit Senior Business Development Manager and Team Head, and Co-Head Real Estate Development and Impact Investing

Currently serving as: 

  • Founder & CEO of BEEDOO SA – Real Investing since 2017 
  • External Lecturer at HEG – Geneva
  • A member of the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland ou Haute Ecole de Gestion – Geneva, since 2019 about Cryptos Currencies, ICO. 
  • Advisory Board Member of Axess Think Tank since 2018 
  • Board Member of the Swiss Crowdfunding Association 

Formerly served as: 

  • Portfolio Manager at Banque Mirabaud 
  • Senior Portfolio Manager at Banque Internationale à Luxembourg 
  • Senior Portfolio Manager at Lloyds Private Banking 
  • Assistant Treasurer at Fiat Finance and Trade 

CFA Chartholder and Certificate in ESG Investing

Patrice Maffini

Co2bit Senior Business Development Manager   (UHNWI and Co-Head of Corporate Advisory Department)

  • Last 5 years serving as Senior Executive Consultant for companies optimization, wealth management, and real estate sector.
  • Experienced Director of the board at the international level. Fundraising and M&A expert.
  • Over 20 years experience acting globally as Executive Director for public listed industrial groups.
  • Wide international business experience in APAC, Europe, and North America areas.
  • Deep experience in operations, finances, and risk management applying SWISS GAAP FER and IFRS standards.
  • Driven large globalization projects for industrial groups, setting trade Hub and Tax optimization structures.
  • B.Sc. in automation and management administration from Lausanne University
  • Fluent in French, English, and Italian

Youssef Ben Mohamed Khelil

CO2Bit Senior Relationship Manager and Team Leader (Sweden, North Africa, and the Middle East)

  • MEMBER OF THE BOARD , EXTIEL-Holdings-LLC-USA 
  • DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, MEMBER OF THE BOARD, Srii Paradiise International Hotels And Resorts Pte Ltd- Singapore-USA-Cyprus 
  • ACTIVE SENIOR ADVISOR AT THE “IIIC-UNESCO” (NEW SUBSTANTIAL UNESCO-BRANCHE), DEVELOPMENT RESPONSIBILITY FOR , TUNISIA, MAROCCO, MADGASCAR, SWEDEN & UAE. 
  • Senior Mentor, startups- Sweden 
  • Country Manager , Ericsson , 19 years (Telecom) 
  • Expert on IT Technology worked in 12 years as IT-manager , Telia AB-Sweden

Zouhaer Benchoukroum

CO2Bit Senior Relationship Manager and Team Leader (Morocco  and North, West and Central Africa)

  • After having spent a long career in my capacity as Managing Director of various internationally renowned companies, particularly on the African continent, then,
    General Secretary of Holding
    – Director and Managing Director of Holding
    – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Subsidiary and Chargé de Mission near the CEO
    – International Consultant in Investments and Trading
    – Adviser to the Executive President of the OIDE under the aegis of the United Nations
    – Vice CEO of B&B Invest and Development Co Ltd in DRC

Dr. Culham Bennett AMENGOR

Co2bit Senior Business Development Manager (Ghana) 

  • CEO Viral Marketing Leads Gh Ltd
  • CEO Viral Marketing Leads Inc
  • CEO Rio Travel & Your Partner Betx Games Ghana LTD
  • International Business Consultant: Assist companies relocating to the African Continent and seeking diverse business strategies and synergies.
  • Coordination and collaborations with land acquisitions and business start-ups.
  • Natural leader, mentor,  speaker and development of business opportunities in any area.
  • Phd. Philosophy, Business Administration, Richardson University 2005
  • Doctoral Coursework, Nova Universtity School of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Master in Business Adminstration in 1981
  • Master of Sciences Nova University in 1980
  • Adjunct Professor, Barry University and Miami Dade College.

Dr Zaher ABID

Co2bit Senior Business Development Manager (Magreb and African countries ) and corporate advisory for Medtech and Pharma companies

  • Currently holding the position of Regional Manager – Africa for a multinational pharmaceutical company
  • Medical doctor, having over fifteen years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experienced business development, sales, and marketing, with hands-on expertise in market research, analysis, and evaluating growth strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to grow business and create opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa: Senegal, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya.

Louis Steppeler

CO2Bit Senior Relationship Manager and Team Leader (Financial Services German-speaking countries)  

  • Qualified Sales Manager and Team Leader for financial solutions and insurance products.
  • Cryptocurrency expert.
  • Specialized in ESG and Impact investing.
  • Real estate manager focussing on redevelopment, sale, and purchase.

Alain KUNZ

CO2Bit Senior Relationship Manager and Team Leader  (European, Russian, and South American Clients)

  • Alain is a seasoned Wealth Manager with 20 years of experience in the fields of Private Banking, Portfolio Management, Family Office services, and Advisory activities.
  • He worked as Vice President and Director for Private Banks such as Banque International du Luxembourg, J.Safra Sarasin, and more than 10 years for Schroder & Co.
  • Focused on European & Russian markets he has a deep knowledge in funds analysis and strong expertise in Financial Products.
  • Holder of a diploma in Business Management awarded by the University of Geneva
  • Alain speaks French, English, German, and Spanish.

Constantine Bartel

CO2Bit Business Development Manager (Africa  and International Organization)

Mr. Bartel is an economist focusing on the environment, climate change, trade, and sustainable development.

  • CEO: InvestSouth Co. Ltd
  • Partner. Société de Développement des Produits Alimentaires en Afrique (SDPA), Chad, Cameroon
  • He combines lecturing and research on corporate responsibility at CCRS, University of Zurich.

Previously:

  • Environmental Economic Affairs Officer for United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • International lead consultant for the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on AfCFTA implementation strategies.
  • Author of several UN reports, on Agriculture, Economic and Sustainable Development in Africa Report

Karim Mhali

CO2Bit Business Development Manager M.E.A (Middle East Africa)

  • Strategic consulting with governments on major infrastructure projects in the Middle East and Africa.

Dr. Ali Yahya Abdullah Qasim

CO2Bit Senior Business Development Manager (Yemen, Saoudia Arabia, U.A.E.)

  • Professional Doctorate in Maritime Disputes
  • Professional Master in International Commercial Arbitration
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Maintenance engineer in project management and real estate properties
  • Supervision and implementation engineer in the field of building towers, commercial markets, and residential villas.
  • Managing infrastructure projects for residential cities.
  • Developing cities and infrastructure.  Group management in construction and infrastructure works.
  • Contribute to serving civil society.
  • Writing two books in the field of specialization and attracting investment.  .  Journalist writings and various articles: visionary in the field of city development, business administration and city service.

Brahim Maaloul

CO2Bit Business Development Manager M.E.A (Middle East Africa)

Currently serving as :

  • CEO of Ibis International (specialized in international strategy development), London UK
  • Operation Manager of LF Promotion, real estate development.

Formerly served as :

  • International Strategy Advisor for The Ministry of Land Affairs and Public Domain of the Republic of Congo.
  • Operations Director for Ibis Consulting Company, Hong Kong: he has advised french construction companies for their establishment in Cameroon and South Africa
  • He carried out various projects for important companies, specializing in raw materials and agriculture, for their development in Africa or the Middle East.
  • Specialized in Import-Export by setting up different companies in Tunisia, Senegal, Mauritania, Algeria, and Congo.

 

Guyve Kalantary

CO2Bit Business Developer Manager at large

  • Formerly a South East Asia coal trader, following the 2008 crises, he decided to dedicate himself to new opportunities closer to his heart and personal interests. Concern about global warming and driven by sustainability investment, he decided to support programs dedicated to addressing the plight of People Planet and Profit. It was this interest that drew him to collaborate with the Asia Plantation Capital agroforestry program, bringing to the cause his extensive international network and his business development expertise.
  • Extensive experience working with international high net worth individuals, financial institutions, industries, mostly in South East Asia and Europe, on physical coal trading followed by agroforestry impact investing.
  • Business Developer Manager at Asia Plantation Capital – Kuala Lumpur – Luxembourg
  • Coal Trader – Jakarta – Geneva – Lugano

Roland Duss

CO2Bit Business Developer Manager (Europe and South America)

  • Roland Duss, CIO of Duss Consult Sàrl, has a long experience in investment advisory and asset management.
  • He worked for over 17 years at Ferrier Lullin (today Julius Baer) as an economist and then a strategist and fund manager.
  • He then worked for over 7 years at Gonet & Cie as Head of Research, in charge of preparing the investment strategy.
  • He also managed two investment funds, one of which received 5 stars from Morningstar.
  • Mr. Duss holds an M.A. in economics of the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in economics of the University of Basel

Laurent Hénault

CO2Bit Senior Business Developer Manager (Corporate advisory: Start-up and VC)

Serial Entrepreneur & V3C Capital owner

Currently serving as:

  • General Manager & shareholder of DATEXIM SAS (https://datexim.ai)
  • A private investor with Seed4soft and board member in software companies

Formerly served as

  • CEO of W4 and marketing & international business development director @ ITESOFT
  • Vice-President of EMEA operations @ Brio Software
  • Country manager @ SQRibe Technologies Southern Europe
  • Sales Executive @ ORACLE

Education

  • Executive MBA @ HEC Business School, Paris
  • Master’s degree in computer science @ UTC (University of Technology of Compiègne)

 

Didier Kanobana

CO2Bit Business Development Manager

  • Based in Geneva, Mr. Kanobana has built a network in the oil and gas, real estate, and commodities industries.
  • In addition to Europe, his activities extend mainly to many African countries (Kenya, Angola, Nigeria, South Africa, etc.), and also in some Middle Eastern countries such as Dubai where he has a business platform with his partners.
  • He is Managing Director and Co-Founder of several firms active in Real Estate and Development.  Director, DNC Résidence et service SA; Director., Dax Concept Sarl; Vice President, BU-TRUCK East Africa Investments; Co-Founder, Integrali SA; Consultant, SEGIMO SA; Financial Advisor,  Omni Insurance and Credit SA
  • Didier holds: a diploma Brevet Fédéral de Promoteur (Federal Promoter’s Certificate), diploma Interior architect, and diploma Finance product insurance and credit

Christophe Vandini

CO2Bit Senior Relationship Manager (UHNWI, Art & Car Adviser)

  • Chairman company ( cars & art )
  • Consultant and dealer classic cars and hypercars
  • Art advisor

Previously:

  • Chairman and owner 2 Restaurants in Barcelona and a tourist complex in Venezuela
  • Chairman and owner Ready to wear store in Barcelona
  • Marketing sales agent – Public relations (FC METZ, REIMS STADIUM, AMNEVILLE GALAXY)

Fluent in: French, English, Italian, Spanish

Alexandre Thomas

CO2Bit Senior Relationship Manager (UHNWI, Contemporary Art &  Luxury Car dealers)

  • Art and Auto history specialist.
  • Private sale management for European collector art and car owner
  • Founder of My Proper Society advisory,  specializing in the atypical
  • Founder of Motorcars department of Galartis SA Lausanne
  • Founder – Director ATIC (Alexandre Thomas International Collectibles) Lausanne
  • Motorcars Director Galartis Lausanne
  • Motorcars Trainee Specialist Artcurial Paris
  • Contemporary Art Market and History Master Paris
  • Bachelor of History of Art Nantes
  • Bachelor of Law Tours

Ashleigh Draper

CO2Bit Business Development Manager Real Estate Dubai 

  • Ashleigh Draper is the Managing Partner at Modular Real Estate. Having specialized exclusively in the area of Dubai Marina for almost 7 years now, He has sold the most apartments within the community’s Marina Gate and 1JBR in recent years Including the record-breaking sales of above 35 million AED in 2017, alone he achieved a sales value of 180 million AED within the community.
  • In just a few years, he has already built an extensive portfolio of high-end resale and off-plan properties in Dubai, as well as a reputation as one of the most sought-after property consultants in the city for his extensive knowledge and experience, specifically in the area of Dubai Marina.  Prior to Modular Real Estate, Ashleigh was serving with the Royal Marines.
  • Ashleigh’s strengths in closing, negotiating and transacting deals, and working closely with clients to ensure they have an enjoyable experience, is what makes Ashleigh passionate about the role he plays.
  • Dubai Marina is a community that is owned by the UAE’s prominent families and UHNWI’s, of which Leigh has established himself as the top agent to deal with.

Victoria Milash

Co2bit Senior Relationship Manager   UHNWI.  Real Estate Department  (Dubai, Singapore, Israel)

  • Victoria is a Senior Sales and Marketing Professional with exceptional experience in delivering strategically significant B2C, B2B Sales, and Marketing solutions in industries relating to Events, Beauty, Retail, Real Estate, and Finance sectors.
  • Diverse professional experience in international settings across Asia and the Middle East.
    • Marketing Manager at Spret Retail, Dubai, UAE
    • Real Estate Consultant at PropNex Realty Pte Ltd, Singapore
    • Manager (Corporate Events) at Enterprise Sports Group, Singapore
    • Operation Manager at OCM Ventures Pte. Ltd. (XTrade.com), Singapore
  • Certificate of Professional Qualification in Programming and PC operator, East Donbas Private Institute of Economics & Management, Ukraine
  • Diploma in Commerce (Business administration), Kaplan Higher Education Academy, Singapore
  • BBA, The Open University of Israel

Modeste Bissao

Co2bit Senior Business Development Manager  (Africa)

  • Executive Director of a fiduciary in Geneva for 6 years
    • facilitator in commodity trading transactions
    • negotiation of States Contracts
    • UHNWI Services and  Relationship
  • Previously CEO of la Téranga S.A.R.L
  • Previously CEO of a vigilance and security company, specialized in close protection of UHNWI and governments
  • Further specialization in conflict management, Martia Arts (Judo, Krav maga,…)
  • Languages: French, English, and 5 Senegalese languages

Cyril Torres

Co2Bit Senior Business Development Manager  (UHNWI France, Europe, and Monaco)

  • CEO/ Founder of AFC : portfolio management and tax expert, 26 years of experience
  • CEO/Founder of MEREDA : management consulting / change management/restructuration
  • Developing patents / Expertise in innovation
  • M.A. in economics; Masters in Management
  • Masters in Law

Arnaud Laplace

Co2 Bit Senior Relationship Manager  France 

  • Self-employed entrepreneur for 15 years in the field of bank loan brokerage and insurance 
  • Manager of 4 sales points in this area in the cities of Caen, Flers, Argentan and Ferté Macé
  • Working with a salaried team of 7 people strong network of High Net worth Individuals and Entrepreneur in France
  • ESG and Impact Investing friend

Dr. Arnaud Renouf

CO2Bit Senior Business Developer Manager Corporate and Venture Adviser. (Medtech, start-up)

Currently serving as: 

  • CEO/President & International Business Developer of DATEXIM SAS · CSO (Chief Scientist Officer) and board member of Histofi Inc., Manhattan Beach, CA, USA (https://histofi.com) 

Formerly served as 

  • COO & R&D Director of DATEXIM SAS between 2011 and 2018 
  • Project co-Leader at Normandie Incubation (Incubator for Innovative projects) between 2009 and 2011 
  • R&D Director of Siriade SAS, Nantes, France between 2007 and 2009 Education 
  • 2014: “HEC Challenge+” Training at HEC Business School (Paris, France) 
  • 2013: Accelerated Training at EM Lyon Business School (Lyon, France) 
  • 2007: PhD with honors in Computer Sciences, specialization in Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence at the GREYC Laboratory in Caen (https://www.greyc.fr/en/home/), joint research unit associated with the CNRS, the University of Caen Normandy (UNICAEN) and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Caen (ENSICAEN). 
  • 2004: Master’s degree in Computer Sciences, Image Analysis field (top of his class)

Fabien KOLODZIEJ

Co2Bit Senior Business Development Manager  (UHNWI and Luxury Shipping)

  • Member of CMN (Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie – Shipyard) Site Committee  Located in Cherbourg -North-Western France- this Shipyard has built more than 700 highly sophisticated Naval, Civil, Research and Yachts Vessels in Aluminium, steel and advanced composite materials – involved in energy transition and Renewable Energies with development, as a true pioneer since 2011, of Marine Tidal Turbines to provide decarbonated electricity. 
  • 20 years of experience in Project Management in Naval Industry
  • Expert in luxury sailing and Motor Yachts
  • Holder of an engineering diploma of the Technological University of Compiegne
  • 18 months experience in Greece within the Erasmus Programme
  • Alpine skiing and watersport (surfing, windsurfing) passionate and expert athlete
  • Very concerned and engaged by environmental protection and to combat climate change

Dr. Cyrille Gehanne

Co2Bit Senior Business Development Manager  (France, Pharma, Medtech, and Biotech)

  • Private interventional radiologist  in polyclinic France
  • Fellow of Madrid hospital
  • Fellow of Luxembourg hospital
  • Fellow of CHUG Geneve
  • Fellow in Bruxelle hospital
  • Languages: English, Spanish and French

Dr. Nasr-dine BENCHAIB

Co2Bit Senior Business Development Manager  (corporate advisory: Pharma, Medtech, Biotech)

  • Radiologist MD in private clinic France
  • Fellow in APHP Paris
  • Co-member in TIM Tele-radiology

José Aguiar

Co2Bit Senior Business Development Manager  (Portugal)

  • José attended a military college and then graduated with a degree in economics and a major in Business Administration from ISCTE Business school,
    one of the most prestigious universities in Portugal.
  • He began his career working at Ernst & Whinney, then Ernst & Young, as an Auditor, and then went to work for Banque National de Paris.
  • He was invited in 1990 by St Quintin Chartered Surveyors of London to create St Quentin Consultores de Investimentos in Portugal.
  • He has been CEO of St Quentin Consultores de Investimentos for 30 years.
  • José speaks fluent English, Portuguese and Spanish, and some French .

Audrey Hamm

CO2Bit Senior Communication and Media Manager, Co- Head of Department Social Media and Cinema 

  • French actress, dancer, and choreographer, and Film producer
  • Acting since her childhood in many different TV shows ( Sous le Soleil, Saint Tropez, Dock 13…..),movies ( Transporter, Brother Grimm, My week with Marylin..), and theater.
  • Currently building her own movie production company
  • As a dancer trained at the conservatory superior of Paris CSMDP.
  • Danced and choreographed for different artists, events, all over the world.
  • Owns an event company called Gold in Paris.
  • Very concerned and engaged by the environment and to fight against Climate Change.
  • An active member of the association Laurette Fugain, which is fighting for Leukemia.

Christian Alexander Rauchhofer

  • Co2bit Senior Business Manager UHNWI and Sport Organisations (Austria and Europe)
    • International Sporting Director at SoccerCoin
    • Head of Stadium Security and Events for over 10 years at FC Austria Vienna
    • Years of experience in planning Sporting Events with some of the world’s top athletes.
    • Christian was one of the youngest football coaches in Austria to successfully obtain the UEFA A Licence.
    • Studied Sports Science at the University of Vienna.

Nicolas Soler

Co2Bit. Senior Relationship Manager    (France)

  • Physiotherapist and osteopath for 25 years,
  • Founder of the care village franchise
  • Passionate about motorsport and CrossFit
  • Nature enthusiast
  • Very high-level contact with Ultra High Net Worth Individuals

Gwladys KENFACK

Co2 Bit Senior business development manager  Western Africa

KENS – Consulting and trading

Partner, Director of Operations / Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Mission : Connecting investors, promoters and African governments.

Project manager for the implementation of the power plant, cement plant and cassava processing plant.

 

MARCK GROUP –

Africa Export Sales Manager, Armed forces equipment – Countries: Cameroon , Central African Republic , Namibia, Niger, Chad , DRC, Congo Brazzaville

Customers : Presidencies , Ministries , NGOs , Airlines , Security companies

Commercial Development : Prospecting , answering calls for tender , search for local partners

 

ORANGE – CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLICReligious and political warfare:

Marketing and Communication Director

Building the marketing strategy

Building the communication strategy (media, supports, targets)

 

NRJ MOBILE

Key Account Manager – Retail Management

Business Analyst & CRM Project Manager – Development Department

 

CANON FRANCE

Marketing and Operations Project Manager – Subsidiaries Network Management

Vito Morreale

Co2bit Senior Relationship Manager France

  • Restaurateur for several years,
  • CEO of the Little Italy group.  co-founder of the Pizzeria techlid group, founder of the cevisol group
  • Passionate about motorsport and confirmed golfer,
  • a lot of quality contact with Ultra High net worth individuals.

Francesco Morreale

Co2 bit Senior Relationship Manager France

Restaurateur for several years in Lyon, owner of the pizzeria Napoli, a must-see restaurant in Lyon,

CEO and Co-founder of the SAS gruppo AM group

co-founder of the Antonio and Marco MAM group
Passionate about motorsport and confirmed golfer for more than 35 years

very qualified contact with Ultra High net worth individuals

Tom Doneche

Co2 Bit Relationship Manager in charge of social media and communication and relation with High Net Worth Individuals. France

  • Studying animals’ health and care.
  • Passionate about wildlife and human body.
  • care a lot about sustainable development and physical and mental wellness to make the earth a better place.
  • active on social media

Claudia Cavadini

Co2 Bit Business Development Manager  – Communication, Social Media, Fundraising, and Sponsorship  (Swiss, Germany, Austria)

  • Experienced Communications and PR consultant 
  • Know-how in internal as well as external corporate communications, public relations, media relations, marketing, fundraising, and sponsorship 
  • Extensive experience as a Journalist, Editor and Head of Department 
  • Member of the board of a non-profit organization, which helps people with disabilities 
  • Holder of a Master of Advanced Studies ZFH in Business Communications from the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich, Switzerland 
  • Languages: German and English

Christian Okpoti Odamtten

CO2Bit Senior Business Developement Manager Western Africa 

Head Financial Advisory and Executive Project Management for Renewal Energy Projects in Western Africa and Exclusive Relationship Manager of the Republic of Ghana 

  • With over 25 years working experience in treasury management, banking, finance, business desvelopment/administation, senior management and consulting, Christian Okpoti Odamtten is an accompished Banker & Financial Professional. 
  • He holds an EMBA (Banking & Finance) from Paris Graduate School of Management, France and a BSc. (Hons) Administration (Banking & Finance) from the University of Ghana. He also holds an ACI-Dealing Certificate. 
  • Chris has worked as a Business Development & Financial Advisor on the Board of Menergy International, an indigenous African Logistics and Oilfield services provider with operations across the West African sun-region where he was also an Executive Director for Weston Capital, a financial advisory subsidiary of the Weston Group. 
  • In Ghana’s Banking sector, Chris was one of the pioneer money market traders and was instrumental in the formation of the Dealer’s Club of Ghana with him as its first President. 
  • Chris is part of Roundtable conference on Financial Risk Management for Renewable Energy Projects organised by UNEP in Paris. 
  • Chris currently acts as an Independent Trustee/Chairman for a number of employee-sponsored Pension Fund Schemes and is also one of the regular financial commentators on Joy FM and CNBC Africa and writes articles for the Business World magazine. 
  • He is a member of the Bank Reforms Committee Task Force of Ghana’s Ministry of Finance.