Serge Nawej Tshitembu

Serge Nawej Tshitembu

Co-Founder, Proxima Law

Serge developed a unique expertise in  assisting clients willing to explore and penetrate complex and new markets in Africa. He has proved to be an efficient bridge between investors, lenders and local sponsors, partners or governments, bringing  genuine and reliable solutions as well enabling successful outcomes to critical and strategic major projects or cases throughout Africa. Serge focuses on OHADA related countries and the SADEC Region and has developed a very good understanding of the geopolitical challenges  as well as the economic and business challenges with regards to telecom, banking, financing, energy, agriculture and mining sectors. Serge is also well-known as an effective business strategist. He is involved in the successful implementation of a number of businesses and companies throughout Africa, but most notably in the Democratic Republic of Congo where he manages Proxima, a law firm that he has successfully launched with colleagues. Serge is regularly invited as a speaker or moderator to major global or African events such as the CEO Forum 2016, the SAES2015. He was recognized as one of the Ten Most Innovative Lawyers in the US by the Financial Times.