The founders, Laurent Valiergue, Juan Carlos Gonzalez Aybar & Clement Chenost, participate in the governance bodies alongside the supervisory board members and observers.
Key Decision Makers
VINOD joined AXA IM in 2010 and is a Senior Private Equity Lead for the Impact investing platform. He leads Natural Capital transactions across project financing & PE, participating in boards of impact funds/companies across conservation and climate change strategies.
He has previous experience across Hedge Funds, Alternative Credit and Investment Banking (Morgan Stanley).
Vinod is a CFA charterholder and has an MSc in Economics and Finance and BSc in Economics from Warwick University.
Lionel is co-chair of SouthBridge Group. He is a former Prime Minister of Benin (2015-16) and current chairman of the Fondation de l’École Normale Supérieure and of Terra Nova think tank.
He served as CEO of Grocery division, ExCom and Board Member of Danone, and former General Partner at Rothschild Bank.
Lionel served as CEO of the Private Equity firm PAI (2009-2015). He graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure, Sciences Po, the London School of Economics and La Sorbonne in history & economics.
Jerome is a former Head of Energy Trading of Société Générale.
In 2006, Jerome co-founded ORBEO (JV SocGen/ Rhodia), former world leader in CO2 markets where he served as Managing Director.
Jerome is a former Head of Energy & CO₂ Markets, and Executive Vice President of Solvay Energy Services North America and Managing Director of Solvay Biomass Energy (2012-2019).
He joined ENGIE in 2019 as VP & Member of the ExCom of Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS) business unit.
Alexis joined ENGIE in 2019 to develop the Green Power Business of GEMS business unit. Since March 2021 he is head of the GEMS’ Carbon Desk, managing activities on the Voluntary Carbon Markets.
Alexis discovered the carbon markets in 2007 at Orbeo, where he worked on project origination, portfolio transactions and M&A deals.
Alexis holds an MBA from London Business School. He is married with three kids.
A key player of SWC access to the carbon markets, he participated to the inception of SWC.
Jon is Impact Private Equity at AXA IM Alts. He is a specialist in private markets and alternative strategies covering sourcing and idea generation, due diligence, execution, portfolio construction and risk monitoring.
Jon oversees the management and deployment of over $650m globally in strategies tailored to deliver tangible social and environmental benefits.
An entrepreneur within a big corporate, Jon is a key actor of SWC capital deployment, and participated in the inception of SWC.
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