Your team

Spinel Advisory Global is the result of its founders’ hands-on experience in the fields of Strategic Advisory, M&A, FinTech, Programme Management, and Strategy Consulting. With newly opened eyes to the state of the world following their respective world trips in 2019, they decided to dedicate their time to found a company that supports other mission-driven entities to have even more impact.

We are impact advisors: We partner with mission-driven companies on their journeys.
We work in small and nimble teams to build genuine, values-based relationships.


The Spinel Ambassador lives and breathes our values on a day-to-day basis. They are full-time managers and grow Spinel Advisory’s impact internationally. They also lead Partner relationships: All Spinel Partners have a unique point of contact.

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Pierre Cattoire

Co-Founder & CEO

Pierre is the initiator behind Spinel Global, he is in charge of developing the Spinel Advisory group and is dedicated to structuring the company, the culture, and hiring talent.

He is a business strategist and private equity fundraiser. Holder of an MBA, He has worked for an independent M&A advisory firm and more recently as an internal consultant to a Big 4’s executive. Pierre lives in France.

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Vincent Tayeg

Co-Founder & COO

Vincent is in charge of coordinating Spinel’s global business operations, developing our methodologies, managing consultants, and developing the French market.

He is an expert project and programme manager. He has led a tech team Business Unit and managed complex and high-value projects for an industrial-military supplier. Vincent lives in France.

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Shay Begun

Co-Founder & CCO

Shay is in charge of Spinel’s commercial strategy, business development, and growth. He has proven business acumen and the ability to create meaningful relationships and partnerships.

He is an international business developer, strategist, and a communicator. He has led the growth of an Israeli Fintech in Latin America and founded and managed an art dealership. Shay lives in Mexico.


The Spinel Pillar fully adheres to our values and is currenlty in transition from the “traditonnal world” of management consulting, project management and finance. They are part-time or full-time and bring and essential body of knowledge which fully complements the Ambassadors’.

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Barriatou'lah Achimi

Pillar: Fundraising

Barria aims at using business and finance as a force for good in circular economy and sustainability. A chemical engineer with 5 years experience in project management in waste treatment and renewable energies, then consulting in industrial competitiveness. She has an MBA from HEC Paris.

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Aboubacar Touré

Pillar: Project management & Fundraising

Aboubacar is a banking & finance specialist focusing on Impact Investment and Fintech (with a dedication to Microfinance). He has been a Management Consultant to transform global internal IT tools at one of Europe's largest banks. He has an MBA from HEC Paris.

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Éléonore Blondeau

Pillar: Strategy

Éléonore is dedicated to cleantech and supporting entrepreneurial growth. She decided to take part to the transition with the creation of CleanCup®, the world's first drinking turnkey solution. She is an expert in designthinking, innovation, cleantech nudge marketing, ecology and the circular economy.


The Spinel Advisor is an industry professional with vision, knowledge and know-how that help us set the right strategy and help is evolve, and they bring critical input to our internal processes, thinking tools, and frameworks. They can intervene on projects alongside our team on our most complex and innovative engagements.

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Thibault Verbiest


Head of Regulatory Affairs Europe & Africa at Diginex, Blockchain & Fintech lawyer, Adjunct Professor Skema Novelist

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Michele Weldon


Long-term consultant specialised on social and environmental issues, Programme Director at Civic Exchange (HK), Consultant strategic partnerships UN Women, External relations officer WHO

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Sharam Yalda


Partner at Soros Gabinete, Spain, Economist and ecologist, public co-funding of innovation projects, Change agent through advocacy work aimed at accelerating the transition towards a regenerative business culture

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Alain Zéphir


Quality and processes manager at Nexter Systems, Deep focus into human relationships at work and continuous (self-) improvement, Management frameworks and audit specialist, Former business consultant

Matthieu Van Hyfte


Co-founder, manager and sales engineer at Ca-ro-le, GreenTech, AgriTech and BioTech, European agriculture regulations specialist, International business developer

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