Benoît Chervalier is an investment banker and adjunct Professor at Sciences Po Paris and ESSEC Business School on the financing of African economies and corporates.  He has gained more than 20 years of experience in negotiations and transactions with the Africa region.

Entrepreneur, he founded early 2016 « one2five advisory » , a corporate and sovereign financial advisory firm dedicated to debt restructuring, M&A and project finance transactions.

Benoît benefits from high-level experiences as an executive level in major industrial (Airbus) and banking (Rothschild&Co) groups. He spent the first part of his career for around ten years in the public sector at the African Development Bank, the French and German Treasury.

He graduated from Sciences Po (MSc), is an alumni from the French Air Force Academy and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (LMD).