Jean is the head of the Food and Agriculture equity investment team at CDC. He joined CDC in January 2016. Prior to CDC he spent ten years as a senior member of the private equity team of Swicorp (now SPE Capital) that invested over US$1 billion in the Middle East and Africa. Prior to Swicorp, Mr. Habay acquired a wealth of transactional, strategic and operational experience, first as a consultant at McKinsey & Company and then at Salomon Smith Barney and Capital One. He is a graduate of Ecole Centrale Paris and has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.