Temir Porras

Managing Director
  • Expert in Latin American economics, geopolitics, and integration

Temir has more than 10 years experience of policy advisory at presidential level, with extensive experience in Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Temir is Managing Director at GSA.

Temir is a financier and former career diplomat in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

Temir is an expert in Latin American economics, geopolitics and integration, he brings over 10 years of policy advisory at presidential level, with extensive experience in the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Throughout his career, Temir set-up and negotiated credit lines for Venezuela with China and Russia, managed the Sovereign Development Fund and Development Bank for Venezuela and supported energy (oil) trading deals between Venezuela and Latin American countries.

He notably served as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (2007-2013) and  Deputy Minister of Higher Education (2005-2007) of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, president of Economic and Social Development Bank (BANDES) and National Development Fund (FONDEN) of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

Temir graduated for Sciences Po Paris, HEC Paris, London School of Economics and the Stern School of Business at New York University.

He’s also a former student of École Nationale d’Administration (ENA).

Our team

Anne-Laure Kiechel

Founder & CEO

Julien Dubertret

Managing Director

Emmanuel Deroude

General Manager

Nicole Arditti

Senior Advisor, Financial advisory

Joël Toujas-Bernaté

Senior Advisor, International institutions

Karin Roubaudi

Senior Advisor, Advocacy

Régis Prunier

Senior Advisor

Julien Marcilly

Chief Economist

Edouard Bloch-Escoffier

Vice President

Quentin Comet

Vice President

Mathilde Périnet

Vice President

Sophie Borra


Maxence Lietar


Rabi Nawaz


Hadrien Davier

Senior Analyst

Niccolo Rescia

Senior Analyst

Lazare Beullac

Senior Research Analyst

Théo Maret

Senior Research Analyst

Fouad Azzi


Nathan Dérédec

Research Analyst

Arthur Jourdain

Research Analyst

Caroline Bouret

Chief Financial Officer