Jean-Michel Huet is a Partner with BearingPoint and Head of its emerging countries business. He has worked for a number of international development institutions, mostly in Africa. Jean-Michel is the author of a number of French language publications: What if telecoms didn’t exist? (Pearson, 2010), The best of strategy and of management (Village Mondial, 2009), International strategy (Dunod, 2015) and Digital Africa: the five great digital leaps (Michel Lafon, 2017), as well as numerous article focusing particularly on market entry strategies, management and convergence.
The spread of digital technology has been one of the most striking African success stories over the past 15 years and although the public sector has made an important contribution (e.g., funding of underwater cables Continue Reading
Electricity is expensive and difficult to access in Sub-Saharan Africa. Improving infrastructures would accelerate the electrification of rural areas but requires a high level of funding. Decentralised power Continue Reading