Nicolas Mignot

Chief Financial Officer Sahara Group

Nicolas Mignot is the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Sahara Energy International, a member of the energy and infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group. He oversees Sahara Energy’s overarching finance architecture and operations. 

Nicolas has been active in the energy & commodities financing since 1994. After starting his career with a fertilizer trading company, he joined BNP Paribas in 2000. He developed an expertise in commodity trade finance, working capital solutions and in the financing of refining in the EMEA region, serving notably as Head of Structured Trade Finance and Deputy Head for Commodity Finance for EMEA.  

Prior to joining Sahara in 2021, Nicolas joined Natixis in 2014 as Deputy Head for Energy Trade Finance for EMEA and has been Executive Director for the Energy Natural Resources franchise at Natixis New York Branch since 2018.  

Nicolas is a Graduate of Institut Commercial de Nancy (ICN) with a major in Finance. Prior to that, he obtained a Baccalaureat (Economy) with honors from the Lycee Chateaubriand, Rennes.  


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Financing Energy Transition projects is a challenge in any market and in this panel we will look at those challenges with a specific focus on the African context and the context around carbon reduction and replacement projects.

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