Julien is a consultant with Toniic working primarily on deal flow and regional event support.

Alongside his work at Toniic, Julien also provides investment readiness consulting for a number of social enterprises and Africa-focused start-ups.

He has previous experience with Dalberg, where he worked as a Senior Consultant on a range of research projects for global foundations and development institutions. Prior to Dalberg, he worked at ClearlySo, a UK-based angel network and social finance advisory, where he screened investment applications from social enterprises and supported entrepreneurs in the fundraising process.

He has a background in finance and his experience also includes positions with Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking, IBM Global Business Services and Expand Research – a company of the Boston Consulting Group.

Julien holds a M.Sc. in Engineering from Institut Superieur d’Electronique de Paris.

Julien Gafarou

Julien Gafarou

Investment and Portfolio Analysis Manager