Eric Guichard

Advisory Board Member
Eric Guichard

Eric is founder and CEO of Homestrings Inc, a Diaspora investment advisory platform for public, private and multilateral organisations, and “African Financier of the Year” in 2014 (Association of African-Owned Enterprises).

Prior to Homestrings, Eric was Founder and Chairman of GRAVITAS Capital, an institutional asset management company. Before having his entrepreneurial spirit recognised by the African Diaspora Awards as “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2013, Eric was Portfolio Manager at the World Bank where he also served as technical adviser to sovereign and multilateral institutions worldwide.

A graduate of the University of Dakar, the Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and Harvard Business School (World Bank Scholar and Harvard Fellowship award), Eric’s work has been published by Asian Development Bank, American Diplomatic Journal, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, to name a few.