Minister Counselor Investments at Presidency of the Republic of Benin
Hamet started his career in London in 2003 working for Koch Supply & Trading, and then EDF Trading in Risk management, followed by physical and derivatives commodity trading. In 2008, joined Goldman Sachs where he was responsible for overseeing their efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa. Hamet has extensive experience working with most governments, financial institutions and corporates in Sub-Saharan Africa. From March 2012 to February 2014, he held the position of Director at VTB Capital, and started their expansion into Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2014, Hamet founded Emerging Africa Investment Partners to support the booming sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2015, he joined the cabinet of Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou in Benin to lead the effort with the private sector. Following the election in April 2016, Hamet left the public office to start Khulatech, a technology startup with the objective of digitalizing the regional economies through innovative and disruptive contents. Hamet holds a Master in Finance from Ecole Supérieure de Gestion Paris, and an MBA from the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania).