Daouda Fall – Chairman & CEO


Daouda Fall is an African entrepreneur that has been living in Switzerland for over 15 years. He is the founder and C.E.O of Brahms Group, an energy resource company that is focused on consulting activities, commodity trading and promoting modular refineries in Sub-Saharan African countries. 


Mr. Fall, a Board member of Ascon Group, oversees the strategic development of the company's trading activities in West Africa. Mr. Fall  is a former Board Director of Mesa Group (2010-2011), a Zambian mining and logistic company where he lead the development of new business opportunities and helped established a larger client base for the company. In 2010, he was also appointed as a consultant for the China Mining United Fund (CMU) as well as an advisor to the China Investment Mining Union that reports to China's National Development and Reform Commission.  


Prior to founding Brahms Group in 2009, Mr. Fall was a former Relationship Manager with Citigroup managing High Net Worth Middle Eastern clients. He managed to create a solid network within the Middle East and Africa. Prior to Citi, he worked as a Hedge Fund Specialist with JP Morgan Chase Bank (Private Bank). 


Mr. Fall comes from a family that has an Oil & Gas background and holds a Master’s degree in Global Political Economy from the University of Sussex with a specialisation in Global Finance and Economy of Development. He graduated among the best in his class and has been a speaker in numerous conferences.