Mr. Jacques is an international corporate attorney, and currently resides in Washington, DC. He has particular expertise in impact investing and fintech law. Mr. Jacques was an Editor of the Journal of International Economic Law (2015-2016), and served as team coordinator of a consortium of Georgetown University Law Center Trade Law Clinic and Trapca members providing technical assistance to the African Union for the drafting and negotiation of the African Continental Free Trade Area dispute settlement chapter.
Mr. Jacques was born in Haiti and maintains strong ties in the Haitian community. He is a staunch advocate of using education as a tool to unlock the economic potential of emerging markets. Mr. Jacques has a deep knowledge base on the role that impact investing can play to spur inclusive and dynamic economic growth in emerging markets. Mr. Jacques is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center with a Master of Laws in Securities and Financial Regulation. He also holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami, and a Bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College.