Kevin Sara, Founder and Chairman, Nur Energie

saraKevin is Chairman of Nur Energie, and CEO of TuNur Limited, Nur’s joint venture company for Tunisia. After working as a management consultant earlier in his career at McKinsey & Co, he co-founded the European telecom and media investment banking practice at Salomon Brothers (now Citigroup), advising governments on privatisation and entrepreneurs on entering deregulated markets, and on deploying emerging technologies such as wireless telephony and the internet. Later, at the Japanese investment bank Nomura International, Kevin founded a technology principal investment group and invested in European and US emerging technology companies.

Kevin obtained a BA in physics from Vassar College (New York) and an MBA from the Ecole National des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris). While working on his PhD in Energy Policy at Imperial College (London), Kevin co-founded Hazel Capital, a clean-tech investment management company with investments in public and private clean-tech and renewable energy companies.

He is the President of Ecole des Ponts Business School Alumni, and is on the international advisory board of Vassar College.