Philippe Bigeard (pictured) will be responsible for growing the firm’s base of insurance companies, wealth managers and banks in France.
French investors currently account for about 5% of the group’s total AUM. The group has offices in Paris, Dublin and New York.
Bigeard was formally group head of product marketing at asset servicing bank Caceis and holds a Masters in Applied Economics in Monetary and Banking activities from University of Dauphine, Paris IX and a MSc in Corporate Finance from Lille Graduate School of Management.
Christophe Roehri, deputy CEO and head of business development said: “Philippe’s in-depth understanding of the French institutional market combined with his wide experience in business development makes him the perfect candidate to lead our expansion in France.”