Pierre Vannineuse is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Blue Ocean. He is not only leading ABO's investment strategies, but he is also representing the company on all fronts.
Pierre has created an innovative financing philosophy which aims at switching from direct market risk towards model risk while guaranteeing the adequate financing of a given company.
Since the beginning of his career, he has actively implemented billions of dollars in direct and optional commitments for international businesses and projects whether they are public or private.
Before Alpha Blue Ocean, Pierre was the Founder and CEO of the Bracknor Investment Group, a family office based in Dubai.
During his 2+ years of expert leadership, over $400 million was deployed through international and cross-border transactions.
Pierre has two degrees from NEOMA Business School in France.
Before graduating as Valedictorian in 2013 of a postgraduate Specialised Master’s in International Finance with a major in Advanced Econometrics, he graduated with a BSc. in International Business Administration.
His areas of expertise and focuses are: Healthcare (Biotech & Medtech), Energy & Information Technologies.
Pierre is also fluent in French, English, and German.
Hugo Pingray is a Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Alpha Blue Ocean. He covers all aspect of the business, managing the firm’s operational risk and its financial planning, while originating and closing PIPE’s transactions - with an emphasis on emerging markets.
To date, he has assisted in deploying over $200 million across the world, often at times successfully implementing complex financially engineered solutions for issuers in jurisdictions that had never been seen before.
Born and raised in Martinique, Hugo has always been a creative and strategic thinker. In addition to his work, he is a sports enthusiast and one of the most successful poker players of his generation.
Hugo captured a World Champion title in 2014 and his game theory approach to the game allowed him to earn millions online in tracked earnings.
Before co-founding ABO, Hugo co-founded the Bracknor Investment Group, a Dubai based family office which operates across the world and whose main mandate is to provide uplifting capital to publicly-traded (ranging from $2M to $1B) and private companies, using a wide array of asset classes.
He studied at IESEG School of Management, holds a Bachelor of Science from Vatel Business School as well as a certificate in Corporate Finance from HEC Paris.
Hugo is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
Amaury Mamou-Mani is a Founding Partner and Executive Director at Alpha Blue Ocean. Following deals along the process, he manages the middle, the back office and the trade desk always with the focus on the digital transformation of market.
An entrepreneur at heart and passionate about new technology, Amaury has naturally turned towards the digital transformation sector.
After contributing to the development of the customer portfolios of several start-ups, he decided to create Mavany Inc., a gasoline delivery application, where he operated as CEO and CFO.
Eager to solve problems, his core leitmotiv is ‘where there is a will, there is a way’.
Amaury started his education with a MSc in Corporate Finance and Banking from EDHEC Business School, that he completed with a specialised master’s in business development from NEOMA Business School.
He also holds a certificate in Corporate Finance from Columbia BS.
Amaury is fluent in French, English, and Spanish.
Olivia Blanchard has worked in a multitude of environments including private banking, investment banking, asset management, and institutional broking.
She has held several FCA controlled functions and has international experience in a variety of roles, from Compliance Officer to Head of Compliance and Internal Control.
She has gained knowledge in various asset classes including equities (cash and derivatives) fixed income, commodities, foreign exchange and financial market regulations of several countries, including France (AMF, ACPR), the United Kingdom (FCA) and the United States (NFA, FINRA).
Since February 2017, she has been operating ‘LiveConsulting’ which is an international consultancy firm. LiveConsulting offers intelligent regulatory technology and independent consultant expertise to help financial firms to set up a strong regulatory framework.
She also works as an advisor for several UK regulated investment firms.
Olivia studied law in Paris V – René Descartes and holds a Master degree in company Law from La Catho Lille and EDHEC business school.
She is fluent in French and English