Independent member of the Supervisory Board and Chairwoman of the Audit Committee

French citizen

Business address

Société Générale
17, Cours Valmy
92800 Paris La Défense 7 – France

Expertise and experience

Cathia Lawson-Hall holds a post-graduate degree (DEA) in Finance from Paris Dauphine University in France. She is in charge of the overall relationship and strategic consulting with governments, large corporates and financial institutions in Africa at Société Générale. Cathia Lawson-Hall is also Head of Financial Institutions Group for Africa at Société Générale.

Previously she was Managing Director, Co-Head of Debt Capital Markets for large corporates in France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Cathia Lawson-Hall joined Société Générale in 1999 as a sales-side credit analyst covering the telecommunications and media sectors before moving into financial consulting. She has over 20 years’ experience in corporate and investments banking.

(Picture copyright: François Maréchal)

Positions currently held

Société Générale Côte d’Ivoire, Director.
Société Générale Bénin, Director.

Other positions and offices (in France)

Société Générale, Head of Coverage and Investment Banking for Africa.