Guy GWETH is the Director of the Field Offices of the Federation of German SMEs (BVMW) in Benin, Cameroon, Gabon and Togo. He is the founder and Chief Operating Officer of Knowdys Consulting Group (KCG), a business intelligence, due diligence and public affairs consultancy in Africa.

He isalso President of the African Centre for Competitive Intelligence (ACCI). He heads the “Doing Business in Africa” programme at Centrale Supelec (former Ecole Centrale de Paris) since 2012, and the MBA “Economic Intelligence and African Markets” at the Ecole Supérieure de Gestion (MBA ESG) in Paris since 2018.


Mr Guy Gweth has written and published more than 500 articles in top African market
journals. He is the author or co-author of the following books:


Carlos del Marmol Adaptive Transformation Leader

I have to say that indeed Mr Gweth gave the most interesting presentation about Africa's economy, strengths and weaknesses, i have ever been to attend.

Camille Fourmarier Trainee Compliance at BNP Paribas Fortis

Today I had the opportunity to participate to a particularly enlightening conference on African Economies. Guy Gweth opened our eyes with accuracy to the strengths and weaknesses of this continent full of potential. Many thanks to friends of Africa Business Networking group of BNP Paribas Fortis for this amazing event.

Dr. Bertold Bär-Bouyssière, LL.M ESG and Global South-sensitive Competition and Antitrust specialist at Dentons

Fascinating insights into the historic DNA of African markets by Guy Gweth of CAVIE - ACCI hosted by BNP Paribas and Bijou Tshiunza

Hugo Cereja Partner

Upbeat personality and engaging personal style enable Guy to interact effectively with Officials, Clients and staff. He is very well organized and keeps track of the details necessary to coordinate market research and make investment decisions accordingly. Guy takes initiative to go beyond the expected parameters to deliver all the intangibles that lead to success in doing business in Africa.

Amel Brenner Eramet Group- Alloys Division Erasteel

The training, in Strategic intelligence and Due Diligence, I followed under Guy guidance at ILERI, proved that he is a very engaged and charismatic professor who is generous with his time and knowledge. He delivered a relevant presentation that helped the trainees demystifying Strategic Intelligence with a very practical aspect, critical thinking, and creative questioning. I strongly recommend Guy, as a highly skilled and creative professional, a talented speaker, to build skills and capacity for African executive Managers through his new training program.

Madeleine Goerg Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company

Guy gave an engaging, insightful, and thought-provoking contribution to the panel during the event "TTIP: what implications for Africa?", hosted by the European Parliament in Brussels.

Jacques Jonathan Nyemb Lawyer I Of Counsel, Cabinet Nyemb I President, The Okwelians

Guy is a tremendous entrepreneur with high standards of professionalism and an engaging and long term vision of his company. Guy has a particular understanding of global issues and a deep sense of Africa challenges, enabling him to deliver high quality services.

Jeremie NI Expert recruitment of Chinese talent trained in Europe

It's a great pleasure to work with Guy. His insightful analysis of Chinese investment in Africa is really appreciated. Guy is always ready to help, cooperate and look for win-win deals. Hope to continue to work with you in the near future, Guy!

KARIM EL HNOT Deputy Head Investment Bank, asset management at Société Générale Maroc & CEO Sogécapital Gestion

Guy gave us a very insightful presentation about doing business in the African continent, the challenges ahead as well as the opportunities to be grabed...I do think that getting his advice is a big plus for anyone interested about getting involved there.