OCIM appoints Richard Mogni as General Secretary
OCIM Finance SA is pleased to announce the nomination of his General Secretary, Richard Mogni.
“By bringing his strong international law expertise, Richard will be in charge of OCIM’s legal affairs. Richard’s risk mitigation focus is fully in line with our drive for growth and investment philosophy”, commented Laurent Mathiot, Chairman & CEO of OCIM
Richard is an excellent lawyer in international business law, who has developed a strong expertise of merger and acquisitions, in the wide sector of infrastructures : industrials, manufacturing, transportations, metals and mining. His cross-disciplinary knowledge of deal structuring, acquired after more than 20 years of experience, makes him a knowledgeable advisor.
Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2000, Richard began his career as a lawyer in Paris. From 2002 to 2015, Richard worked as Legal Director (Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics) in the Bolloré Group, where he was in charge of more than thirty energy and infrastructures projects for which, he negotiated public-private partnerships with governments, private companies and financial institutions in more than 47 countries. In 2015, he joined King & Wood Mallesons - Paris as a partner. In 2016, Richard joined Baker & McKenzie - Paris, as a partner where, as Head of the “Infrastructure and Project Finance” Department, he supported companies on the financial structuring of their investments in developing countries. In this context, he negotiated for an asian state-owned company the financing, construction and concession by the State of Guinea of the Souapiti and Kaleta hydro-electric power stations, which supply energy throughout the country.
Richard is a member of the editorial board of the African Business Law Review, which promotes business law research on the african continent. Starting in 2015, he has been recognized several times in the annual ranking of the best lawyers by the french-language magazine “Jeune Afrique”; and in 2021, he was awarded by Acritas (Thomson Reuters) in its category Stellar Lawyers.