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Industry / Sector
Infrastructure, Mining, Power & Energy
Personal Profile
Ralph B. POUT is the Founder and CEO of Copi Development Ltd an infrastructure project development and advisory boutique with a focus on Africa '( green affordable housing, renewable power generation, digital assets, sustainable mining). Mr. Ralph is behind the arrival in Cameroon of Actis and Globeleq, the two leading firms playing a key role within the power sector in Cameroon. Copi Development is tasked by the UK Government to advise how to derive economic value from Sports Infrastructure in Cameroon. The Company is also involved in the development of infrastructure projects ( green affordable housing, solar PV, and geothermal power). The company also is sponsoring the Clean Congo Gold project with the objective to support sustainable gold mining from ASM- Artisanal and Small Scale Miners in Congo DRC. Mr. Ralph B. POUT has been the CEO of The Douala Metropolitan Investment Corporation, Country Director for NMS INfrastructure Ltd ( UK), Central Africa Representative for Globeleq ( UK), and also Permanent Secretary for Central Africa Business Association. He is a member of the 2017 cohort of Executive MBA at Imperial College Business School in London, holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Infrastructure Project Finance from Middlesex University in London, and a Master's Degree In Management Economics from the Catholic University of Central Africa. Mr POUT would be looking for business contacts interested by the Africa's mining, renewable power and Fintech sectors.
Company Profile
COPI DEVELOPMENT develops infrastructure and mining projects in Africa with a focus on the following sectors: green affordable housing, renewable power ( solar PV and geothermal power), development of a blockchain-based investment vehicle to support green affordable housing projects in Africa, sustainable mining ( supporting ASM in DRC through the Congo Clean Gold project), mining exploration ( gold, copper, cobalt, manganese) Copi Development also advises governments and the private sector in Infrastructure Project Finance and Infrastructure project Development. Currently the company is tasked by the UK Government to propose how to derive sustainable economic value from sports infrastructure in Cameroon