Hassan Laaziri

Chief Executive Officer

Hassan joined CDG Capital PE in 2001. He was responsible for the company’s formation, the fundraising and development of the investment strategy. He led the execution of a number of investments in several sectors, including agri-business, construction, specialized retail, IT, and renewable energy. He also participated in the creation of the first Carbon Fund (FCCM). Hassan acts as a board member for certain investee companies and sits on the Fund’s investment committee. Hassan is chairman of Moroccan Capital Investors Association (AMIC).

Prior to joining CDG Capital PE, Hassan started his career in the textile industry with French sportswear company Décathlon as a manufacturing manager in Morocco. He then moved to an Investment Manager position with Moussahama, the Moroccan pioneer venture capital firm, where he executed and managed several investments in areas such as transportation, agri-business and clothing.

Hassan holds an MBA from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, a Master’s degree in textile engineering and a Master’s degree in management from IAS Strasbourg.

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