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Sheyla Felix

Venture Capital, Investment, Strategy, Management

Can work in or around Paris, Paris

  • 48.8546
  • 2.3477
  • Rate On-demand
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 1 hour
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Location and workplace preferences

Paris, France
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Paris and 20km
  • Around Paris and 10km


Project length
≥ 6 months
Company size
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people
  • ≥ 5000 people


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  • Spanish

    Native or bilingual

  • French

    Native or bilingual

  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • German



Skills (50)

Sheyla in a few words

✔ Strong organizational and prioritization with decision-making skills.
✔ Know-how to build financial models, VC/PE valuations, prepare business plans, critically evaluate deals and provide valuable insights.
✔ Project management: Ability to manage teams to meet client needs.
✔ Leadership and presentation skills.
✔ Self-starter, with the ability to execute assignments independently.
✔ Good at working with multicultural environments.
✔ Integrity.
✔ Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
✔ Adaptability to learn new tasks and a willingness to accomplish shared goals.
✔ AI management, strategy and data analysis.
✔ Portfolio management.
✔ E-commerce.
✔ Academic research and articles.
✔ Ability to write high quality drafts for consultations and policy documents.
✔ Monitor compliance with Investment policy and continually improve processes.
✔ Conduct market research to gain and implement business insights.
✔ Lead analysis for board presentations and stakeholders.


- Executive Diploma of M&A in London, Spec. of VC/PE in New York, Diploma in Multilateral Negotiations & Diplomacy in Geneva, MSc. in International Finance and Procurement in France, & BS. in Economics and Finance in Peru.

- Investment strategy | Private Equity | M&A | Hedge funds | Risk Management | International Trade | Financial analysis | Capital Markets | Artificial Intelligence | Innovation | Energy Economics | Real Estate Economics.



Sutton Capital Holdings

Consulting & Audits


Paris, France

October 2020 - Today (1 year and 11 months)

Built robust pipelines of investment opportunities to accelerate innovation & technology initiatives with an ESG strategy. Identified, researched & sourced new deals in performing markets, and new
developments to improve international trade initiatives.
- Evaluated budgets & allocations for projects, managed negotiations between stakeholders, achieving the settlement of economic goals.
- Conducted the due diligence process & generated strategic foresight.
- Guided users with financial plans, to have success diversifying investments.
- Built a growing network of investors for co-investment opportunities at demo days, family office events, VC investment summits, etc. Lead the execution of fundraisers including the setting and managing of timelines, expectations, IRR analysis, and KPIs.
- Extensive modeling, projection, and valuation work related to fund direct/secondary investments, and associated reporting.


Project Manager


October 2019 - October 2020 (1 year)

► Created a project in the area of sustainable development to improve the quality of air: "BUYER 5.0" with Matrice, sponsored by the European Commission. Selected Transaction Experience: => BUYER 5.0 => “It’s a digital tool for corporate and entity buyers of multinational companies with complex procedures in order to automatically track & monitor the quality of air of their suppliers on real-time.”

Accor - Accor

Product Owner


January 2020 - May 2020 (4 months)

► Organized & accelerated the change management and industrialization of the reporting tool through Power BI to improve the performance of procurement between stakeholders as controllers, general management & buyers. Selected Transaction Experience: => Arbitrated reports with end-users to identify central and country blocking points to manage priorities for business issues. - Oversaw, consolidated & formalized business needs: Wrote functional specifications. - Prepared and piloted pitch documents and steering committees (for monitoring prioritization, planning & budgets). - Facilitated communication & trained end-users (headquarters and countries), face-to-face, and remotely.

Total - TotalEnergies

Global Procurement Data Analyst  - As a freelancer


December 2018 - September 2019 (9 months)

► Improved the performance of the new procurement tool based on an algorithm of Artificial Intelligence. Formulated economic strategies of multilateral projects, allowing the qualification and evaluation of suppliers’ performance to achieve goals of financial regulations. Measured investment KPIs, portfolio of suppliers and CAPEX. Selected Transaction Experience: => Formulated strategies of improvement to boost the management of financial information for Procurement teams of 160 entities worldwide. - Evaluated and verified data quality of multiple ERPs in projects of 3 branches of activities as EP (Exploration & Production, RC (Refining & Chemicals) and MS (Marketing & Services), advancing with estimations based on Fintech software. - Communicated new procedures and contributed to the preparation of financial presentations for management committees, managers, etc. - Cooperated to set up the development & implementation plan with tools within subsidiaries, particularly for newly acquired companies. => Investment analysis in the business performance, financial and legal areas related to Procurement topics. - Built a client-focused culture by driving sustainable improvements thanks to client feedback and insight.

Valeo - Valeo

Procurement Analyst | Project Buyer P1-P2-PCC

Reims, Grand Est, France

June 2016 - September 2018 (2 years and 3 months)

Finance & Procurement Department. ► Measured strategic decisions in the global sourcing process in the framework of new agreements and multiple negotiations with suppliers for projects of Valeo’s Group (Import & export). Selected Transaction Experience: => Advised and developed strategies to improve the portfolio of suppliers by monetizing the performance and productivity of negotiations (equilibrated CAPEX vs OPEX & improvement of business links). - Increased the added value & partnership of suppliers in 95%. - Built negotiations models for profits & productivity, through productivity KPIs, cost-breakdown synthesis and financial ratios which accelerated the performance of ERP, P&L Management and SCM implementation, resulting in controlled budgets and profits. => Managed multiple projects and negotiations simultaneously. - Led negotiations and coordinated with virtual teams across assorted geographies and organizations. Worked with external advisors and consultants. - Coordinated with segment leaders regarding activities on particular categories of purchase of pieces with risky suppliers. - Evaluated, collected, analyzed offers and participated in the choice of suppliers and subcontractors in compliance with Valeo internal rules in the best interests of the firm. => Participation to investment sourcing. Elaboration of the long-term strategic plan of the assets of his/her scope. - Analyzed financial reports (intercos, P & L, cash flow, Balance sheet ...) and operational activity indicators (KPI). - Performed Actuals versus budget & Actuals versus forecast gaps analysis.


Financial Development


January 2015 - January 2016 (1 year)

► Financial development of a Start-up to teach people how to code.

Banque Interaméricaine de Développement

Summer Consultant Office of Financial Management and Procurement | Vice Presidency for Countries

Área Metropolitana de Washington D.C., Estados Unidos

June 2015 - August 2015 (2 months)

Financial Management & Procurement Department (VPC/FMP). ► Appraised with a wider team in the long-term strategic plan for the development of the IDB's procurement policies, by creating procedures and guidelines regarding transparency, competition, equality of opportunities and integrity rules to improve the procurement and operational efficiency of the IDB-Finance Department. Selected Transaction Experience: => Analyzed the operational performance regarding the budgets and expenses that the IDB uses to invest and fund every year in the 34 Latin American member countries, based on the yearly 30,000 contracts distributed and sourced in goods, work and consulting services. - Encouraged new initiatives, including reviews of risk management and country national systems evaluations, monitored KPIs to ensure compliance in the execution of the IDB-financed projects as part of the modernization of the Bank's fiduciary activities.


Financial Engineering & Innovation Consultant, Intern

Seyne-sur-mer, France

July 2013 - December 2013 (5 months)

Innovation & Business Development Department. ► Worked on 4 deals, including strategies for raising capital and finding funds for artificial intelligence projects. Selected Transaction Experience: => Raised €2M of public funding which led to successful completion of a €5M Corporate Social Responsibility R&D Project in the European Energy Division. - Verified the financial impact of a €10M R&D project and two new product initiatives in the Nordic markets. - Quantified alternative manufacturing opportunities within the energy sector, which led to the concretization of one new project.

Embassy of Peru in the United States

International Economist, Intern

Washington D.C. United States.

September 2011 - January 2012 (4 months)

Economics Department. ► Conducted analysis which led to a 17% increase in the number of SMEs/SMIs Peru-U.S Trade Promotion Agreement. Selected Transaction Experience: => Wrote strategic research reports related to the Transpacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), social inclusion, USTR (U.S. Trade Representative), Congress, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the APEC. - Created commercial forecasts using data from the Central Reserve Bank (BCR) and financial data from Government Agencies. - Collaborated with the Ambassador as a researcher on major speeches such as “Developing leadership between Latin America, China and United States” at Harvard University.

Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA)

Economic Development, Intern

Washington D.C. United States.

June 2011 - September 2011 (3 months)

Economic Development, Trade & Tourism Department ► Integrated information for the Chief of Economic Development, to create 4 new projects in the LAC region. Selected Transaction Experience: => Formulated forecasts and analyzed information on tourism statistics by using SPSS and ”R” programs, thereby proposing procedural improvements and new strategies to the team. - Modernized the data-base of the Department according to the standards of the World Tourism Organization, United Nations agency (UNWTO). - Built support for the Preparatory Meeting for the XIX Inter-American Travel Congress in San Salvador by collecting tourism and trade information from 34 embassies & permanent diplomatic missions.

S.O.L. Investment Peru S.A.C.

Investment Buyer

Lima. Peru.

February 2011 - May 2011 (3 months)

Procurement Department. ► Interpreted forecasts from American and European markets to support the international expansion of the company within 2 years. Selected Transaction Experience: => Collected sales information and prepared monthly productivity reports on the results of incentive marketing campaigns for buyers. - Produced portfolios of prospective suppliers and customers to create new trade negotiations.

Superintendencia Nacional de Migraciones

Junior Economist

Cusco. Peru.

May 2010 - December 2010 (7 months)

Department of Economics and Management. ► Monitored 1 deal, prepared a research project: “Socioeconomic structures of migration in Peru”, which was used in key department presentations. Selected Transaction Experience: => Trained foreign citizens about the data-base information service for passports, naturalization and residence documents.

Caja Piura

Financial Advisor Associate

Lima, Peru.

August 2009 - May 2010 (9 months)

Finance Department. ► Evaluated risks and focused on key cash flow drivers on the asset management & retail banking system to improve Operations. Selected Transaction Experience: => Prepared Financial models and integrated statistical information for monthly financial reports. - Followed-up on the budget process.

DIRCETUR - Dirección Regional de Comercio Exterior y Turismo

Economist, Intern

Cusco, Peru.

March 2009 - August 2009 (5 months)

International Trade & Entrepreneurship Department. ► Developed a project “Market strategies to improve exportations”, about innovation and entrepreneurship which formalized 1000 artisans within the region. Selected Transaction Experience: => Obtained 2nd place in the Business Plan Contest with a concept of a platform to help organizations present their product to international markets.


Junior Project Coordinator

Cusco. Peru.

August 2005 - March 2008 (2 years and 7 months)

Management Department. ► Guided and motivated entrepreneurs to present their ideas, which led to 5 new projects regarding mission trips. Selected Transaction Experience: => Hired and managed 15 young translators for a project about tourism and mission trips.


Junior Manager

Florida, United States.

December 2006 - May 2007 (5 months)

Tourism Department. (HMS HOST: Multinational travel retailer: Franchise Assistant Manager (Exchange program). ► Integrated data about travel and food industry to improve strategies for customer service management. Selected Transaction Experience: => Monitored inventories and made appropriate adjustments including weekly reports as needed.