Elie has been serving as our Group Vice President of Finance and Corporate Affairs since March 2013. His role includes spreading best practices across the operations affiliated with the group.

Elie has more than 25 years of experience in multinational corporate financial management, control and advisory services in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has managed finance departments in different industries such as: FMCGs, Information Technology Services, and Telecommunication. Prior to ITWorx, Elie was the CFO at MTN Group in Guinea Conakry.

Elie spent 11 years in France where he received his bachelor’s degree in Economy with a specialization in Finance from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, CNAM. He earned his MBA in 2001, with a major in Finance, from École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris–École Européenne des Affaires (ESCP-EAP). In 2012, Fernaini took an international education program in INSEAD and in May 2014 Fernaini took the Leadership for Senior Executives program at Harvard Business School.