Driss Ben-Brahim



Driss Ben-Brahim is a Moroccan/Austrian investor, with a background in macro and angel investments and a passion for education & sustainability. He lives in London with his wife Heli Amin and their three children.

Driss has a particular interest in the study of transformational processes and their applications, and especially in understanding the nature of vibration (geometry, music, light, energy, neuroscience...) and networks, and how they can be harnessed by/for man, society and the environment.

Driss is an engineer and mathematician by education (Ecole Centrale Paris/Max Planck Institute Munich, MBA INSEAD) and was a Partner-in-Charge of Global Macro Proprietary trading at Goldman Sachs (1994-2008) before running the Macro Fund Platform at GLG Partners (2008-2012).

Driss is founding backer/advisor of:

  • CeramHyd (Paris): platform company in water/energy/hydrogen
  • Pave (New York): peer-to-peer crowdfunding community empowering young talent