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Olivier Colom, one of Sarkozy's ex-diplomatic aides, branches into sovereign advisory in Africa

Olivier Colom last year set up a boutique consulting firm specialising in providing financial advice to governments.
Olivier Colom last year set up a boutique consulting firm specialising in providing financial advice to governments. © Elodie Gregoire/REA
Olivier Colom, closely linked to Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris, who placed him on the board of Endeavour Mining and then at Euronews, previously worked in the diplomatic unit of the Elysée Palace under Nicolas Sarkozy. He has now joined the queue of consultants hoping to sell their sovereign advisory services to African states. [...] (521 words)
Issue dated 03/03/2021 Reading time 3 minutes
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