Chief Strategy Officer at ARISE
Alain Saraka is a seasoned investment and Project Development professional with more than 15 years of combined experience in Audit, Commercial and Investment Banking, Private Equity, and Infrastructure Project Finance.
Alain has accumulated sizeable international experience in these industries, especially in Côte d’Ivoire, France, Nigeria, and Gabon. Throughout his career, he has also supervised projects in Switzerland and North America. Since 2014, Alain has been holding various Vice-Presidency and Executive roles in the Infrastructure Development industry, focusing on the management of ports and logistic operations, but also of economic and industrial zones. Alain currently sits on several Boards of Directors. He has been sitting on the HKB toll road (Côte d’Ivoire) for the past 5 years and holds the chairmanship on the Board of Directors of Aéroport de Libreville (Gabon) since 2020.
Alain is a native French speaker and is fluent in English. He studied in France where he graduated in Economics & Capital Markets from the University of Lille and obtained a Master’s in Financial Analysis from Reims Management School.