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co-founder and general partner of Aloe Private Equity is an experienced international entrepreneur with an extensive
background in building technology start-up companies. During his career Vivek co-founded a number of technology companies and has held several senior executive
management positions including Managing Director (UK) of Viventures (a USD$700m Venture Capital Fund), CIENA,
Kymata, British Telecommunications PLC and Motorola.He has a PhD from University College, London and a BSc in Physics from Imperial College. He has published
numerous papers, has several patents and is a regular speaker at conferences. In addition to a strong interest in the environment, Vivek has a personal passion for Africa and supports
organizations such as Pambazuka and Fahamu, platforms and publishing houses with a focus on social justice
in Africa. When he can find the time, he is an avid squash player.
Vivek is based in the London office.
co-founder of Aloe Private Equity is a highly successful and experienced venture capitalist with an IT and
Environment Management background. He has held senior executive positions in Veolia Energy
(including CEO of the German division), and was head of Vivendi’s Media and Multimedia divisions for three years.
Jean-Pascal is based in the Paris office
He was CEO of Numericable, the leading MSO in France, a Board Member of Havas (Books, Games, Digital contents),
UGC (European leading theatre group), and Babelsberg Studios. He was also a member of the executive committee of
Cegetel, and responsible for the launch of Vivendi’s intranet. Mr. Tranié was founder and General Managing Partner of
Viventures Partners which manages two Funds; under his supervision, the Funds invested € 240 million in 75 portfolio
companies. Mr Tranié graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and sits on the board of two French listed engineering
Jean-Pascal is based in the Paris office.
Yassin, Senior Director Investment, has been with Aloe Private Equity and its group of companies since 2006, currently heading and leading the Group’s global operations. He has held several senior roles in the organisation over the years including Investment Director, Director Strategy & Fund Raising, Investor Relationship Manager, Compliance Officer and currently sits on the board of directors on a number of the Group’s regulated fund management entities and portfolio companies. Yassin has extensive experience in private equity and cross border transactions, having been based in several office locations including UK, France, India, Beijing and Mauritius.
Younan He joined Aloe in September 2012. He is currently based in the London office and is responsible for reviewing business plans and providing support to existing portfolio companies whilst supporting the operations of the Aloe teams. He is a graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he received a Bachelor Degree in Management Sciences. Prior to joining Aloe, Younan worked with Banco Santander Corporate Banking Division in London and A.T.Kearney Management Consulting in Shanghai, where he held internship analyst positions.
Laura Develter is based in the Paris office and is Aloe Private Equity's CFO. Before joining Aloe, Laura spent three years as a senior financial auditor at KPMG dealing with government healthcare infrastructure. She has a diploma of higher accounting and financial studies (DSCG) and a Masters in Finance from ESSCA. She is currently studying for her chartered accountancy diploma.