Christophe was appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director on 1 April 2019.
Christophe is the former Chief Executive of Intermediate Capital Group PLC, a leading alternative asset management firm with €34 billion assets under management. Having started his career in banking, holding various positions at NatWest and Banque de Gestion Privee, he joined ICG in 1994 as an Investment professional. Christophe spent twenty three years at ICG prior to stepping down as CEO in 2017. He held various investment and management roles at ICG, founded the Group’s businesses in Paris, the Asia-Pacific region, and North America, and was instrumental in adding various additional businesses including a UK property lending business. In 2004 Christophe was appointed as Group Managing Director and, in 2008, additionally became Chairman of the main Investment Committee and Chief Investment Officer. He was appointed CEO in 2010. Christophe is a graduate of the University of Paris-Dauphine.
Skills, competencies and experience
Christophe has an extensive investment experience in private equity, debt and other alternative asset classes, which covers detailed business and financial analysis as well as the management of a large portfolio of ICG owned assets and the oversight of all investment decisions. As the former CEO of a UK listed company, he also has management and leadership strengths, having successfully led the transformation of ICG from a principal investment business into a diversified alternative asset management group.
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. Appointed a member of the Audit Committee as of 01 June 2021 and the Nomination Committee as of 24 March 2022.