Mr. N’Gunu Tiny

Chairman of the Board
  • N’Gunu Tiny is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emerald Group. He has been involved in all phases of Emerald Group’s development since its inception in 2011.
  • Mr. Tiny is Co-Founder and Former Chairman of  Eaglestone,  London,  a boutique investment firm that focuses on energy, commodities and natural resources. While in tenure until 2013, Mr. Tiny advised on a number of significant transactions including a state owned metals mining company on its restructuring, the acquisition of an upstream asset in a Sub-Saharan African country by one of the ten oil and gas majors, and the sale of an upstream asset in a Sub-Saharan African country to an LSE listed company.
  • From the outset of his career, Mr. Tiny has accepted several prestigious advisory roles including, Chairman of the General  Meeting  of  Finibanco from  2011  to  2013; Board  Member  of  the  Angola  Securities Exchange Commission from 2011 to 2012;  and Board Member of the De Beers Angola Investments from 2012 to 2013. He was also the Chairman of Banco  Postal  SA from  2016  to  2018.
  • Mr. Tiny is also a Partner and Board Member at Optimal Investments, SA.
  • Mr. Tiny  is  a  lawyer  by  trade and graduated  with  highest  honours  from the Law  School  of  the  Nova University of Lisbon. He has made extensive contributions to academia as a research student at the London School of Economics and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School. He has also served as an Associate Professor at the Catholic University Law School and Visiting Professor at Agostinho Neto Law Faculty.
  • Mr. Tiny is a philanthropist and supporter of the arts and education. He was a Strategic Partner of Africa Centre, a member of the International Advisory Board of the Atlantic Council, a member of Advisory Council of the Lincoln Centre for the Performing Arts, and Patron of the British Museum. He is also a World Fellow of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. In 2017, Mr. Tiny was recognised as one of the 100 most influential Leaders of Tomorrow by the Choiseul Institute.
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