Douglas “Pug” Bennet
Pug Bennet is the former COO of GuarantCo’s Management Company and was involved with GuarantCo since 2007, taking GuarantCo from a trial initiative to the leading local currency guarantor in such markets. As one of two original employees and always part of the management team, his role included a mixture of client and business-focused work with many ground-breaking transactions. This experience required a flexible, practical, persistent and solution-focused approach and provided an understanding of both the private and public sector operators in such markets. Pug started his career as a lawyer and has been advising, structuring, financing and arranging transactions, mainly in emerging and frontier markets, for over 20 years.