Julien KinicManaging Partner at IDI Emerging Markets
Julien is a co-founder and a managing partner of idi EM. He holds numerous seats in funds governance bodies as well as in portfolio companies boards. Previously, he spent two years in Agence Française de Développement (AFD, Proparco), the French government arm dedicated to the financing of emerging and developing countries, contributing to its development of both direct and indirect private equity investments. Prior to that, he spent 5 years as an investment director at Cognetas, formerly known as Electra Partners Europe, a pan-European fund specialized in LBO. Before that, Julien spent 6 years at Arthur Andersen in Paris with a focus on the mergers and acquisitions. Julien holds a post-graduate diploma from the London School of Economics in the UK, and is a graduate from Edhec Business School in Lille, France.