Franco-Gabonese self-made entrepreneur Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the owner & Chairman of APO Group. Nicolas created APO Group on his own 11 years ago while he was journalist for online Gabonese media Gabonews and Deputy President of the Panafrican Press Organization in France. Having invested all his €10.000 of savings in 2007, Nicolas is the sole owner of a leading media relations consultancy working with more than 300 clients, ranging from governments to international institutions, prominent personalities and companies active in Africa and the Middle East. As CEO at APO Group Nicolas has been growing the company as well as serving and advising hundreds of multinational companies investing and doing business in Africa. Nicolas is now Chairman and focuses on delivering high-level counsel for the company’s clients and developing his investment fund dedicated to Africa. Nicolas successively served as Deputy-Director of the French regional daily newspaper, Le Petit Journal, Director of FNSEA farmer’s Union in Tarn-et-Garonne (France), parliamentary assistant at the French parliament (Assemblée nationale (France), correspondent in Europe of Gabonese press agency, Gabonews, and Special-Adviser to the President of the Panafrican Press Association in France (APPA), before he created APO Group.