Alain is the Co-Founder and Managing Director, located in the London office. His responsibilities include overseeing the firm, managing Enko’s client relationships, and investment decision-making. Alain was previously a Managing Director for Global Macro Trading within the Proprietary Trading Group of Credit-Suisse in London, a group he joined in 2005 from JP Morgan, where he had held the same position since 2002.
From 2001 until 2002, Alain was a Portfolio Manager at BlueCrest Capital Management, and prior to that, he spent twelve years with JP Morgan (Chemical Bank). Alain has traded fixed income, currencies, commodities and stock indices over his 20+ years of experience. He is an adviser to Laurent-Perrier, a leading champagne company listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, having been a board member there from 1999 to 2009. Alain is also Chairman of the Board for Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI). Alain holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité in Paris and an MSc from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Paris.
Abdoulaye is a Partner, Senior Portfolio Manager of the Enko Africa Debt Fund, located in the London office. He is responsible for trading and product structuring as well as risk analysis and management. Prior to joining Enko, Abdoulaye was the Head of Africa Trading at HSBC and Société Générale. He also spent many years trading rates and FX at Standard Chartered Bank.
Abdoulaye holds a MSc. in Economics and Statistics from ENSEA.
Stephanie Sanchez Kuong
Stephanie is a Portfolio Manager of the Enko Africa Debt Fund based in London. She contributes to idea generation, quantitative and statistical analysis and structuring for EADF. Prior to joining Enko, she was an EM Rates trader at BNP Paribas. She traded Sub Saharan Africa FX and Rates helping the bank build its SSA franchise. She then moved on to trading ZAR (South African Rand) rates shaping the bank’s footprint in the SAGB market. She has had exposure to the broad CEEMEA universe from highly liquid low beta rates to frontier fixed income markets.
Stephanie holds a MSc. in Mathematical and Computational Finance from the University of Oxford and a Diplome d’Ingenieur in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the ENISMAG in Grenoble.
Toller is a Portfolio Manager of the Enko Africa Debt Fund, located in the London office. Previously, Toller worked at Citigroup as an EM FX and Rates trader specialising in local African markets, also spending time an Emerging Markets Strategist, with many published reports to his name. He has expertise in the workings of frontier fixed income markets, from both a market-making as well as a macro-oriented, economic standpoint. Toller contributes towards the idea generation, structuring, optimisation and execution of the fund’s African fixed income portfolio.
Toller holds a Masters of Engineering degree in Materials Science & Engineering from Imperial College London, specialising in nanomaterials & optoelectronics.
Craig Stanley, CFA
Craig is Chief Operating Officer, Partner with 20 years of experience, located in the London office. His responsibilities include operations, finance, legal, compliance for the Enko Group; marketing and investor relations for North America for the Enko Africa Debt Fund.
Craig was previously Managing Director for Terra Partners Group from 2009 until 2017. From 2007 until 2008, he was a Director at SCM, a superannuation consultant and investment manager in Sydney, Australia, where he oversaw business development, funds management, and the firm’s investment committee.
From 2002 until 2007, Craig was a Regional Director at Allegiance Capital (since acquired by Macquarie) responsible for business development in the southeast U.S. and Latin America, as well as producing external-focused research. Craig was awarded the CFA charter in 2005 and has a BA (magna cum laude) from New York University. Craig is conversant in Japanese.
Stephane Nouni, CFA
Stephane is Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, located in the London Office. His responsibilities include the global oversight of fund portfolio risk, as well as Enko's compliance systems. Stephane was previously Head of Market Risks Analysis for Société Générale in Paris from 2010 until 2019 where he implemented risk frameworks to qualify and quantify the equity portfolio exposures. He also oversaw a number of investment banking regulatory implementations. From 2009 to 2010, he was a Short-Term Liquidity Analyst for Dexia Bank where he contributed to idea generation and implementation of short-term liquidity strategies.
Stephane was awarded the CFA charter in 2017 and holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering from Centrale School in Nantes, and an MSc in Financial Techniques from ESSEC Business School in Paris.
Nick is a Business Development Associate for the Enko Africa Debt Fund. His responsibilities include global business development and marketing; database and online marketing management. Nick was previously an Analyst for Murano Connect, where he advised hedge funds and private equity firms on their asset raising strategy in Europe, Middle East and Asia.
Nick has a BA in Political Science from The University of Birmingham.