The team

A committed, professional team, with high-level education
and professional experience.

Fanny Picard - Founder and CEO

Fanny Picard was Wendel Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director, as well as Danone Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for Western Europe and North America. She started her career at Rothschild & Cie M&A department.

Fanny Picard is among the professionals of her generation associated with the largest number of M&A operations and investment deals. She sat on Executive Boards, Supervisory Boards and/or Audit Committees of several companies, and has accompanied these companies in their development. She is now a member of Supervisory Board of Tikehau Capital and Chair of Appointments and Compensation Committee. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of GL Events.

Fanny Picard is personally committed to the fight against global warming and environmental chaos. As an unflinching humanist, she is also driven by strong social awareness. Fanny Picard is currently the co-president of the Strategic Committee of Mozaïk RH, a recruitment company specialised in the promotion of equal opportunities, as well as the Siel Blue Foundation, another fellow Ashoka social entrepreneur.

Fanny Picard graduated from ESSEC, SFAF (Certified Analyst) and a Master degree in law. She is a former listener at the "Collège des Hautes Etudes de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable" too. She taught financial analysis and business evaluation, in particular in Sciences Po Paris.
Marianne Siméoni - Investment Director and Partner

Marianne Siméoni has both financial and operational experience.

She started her career in two financial institutions: at Lehman Brothers in the M&A department, then at SG Capital Europe, a mid-cap LBO firm.

She then held operational functions as Director of Management Control of Numericable-Completel, afterwards as Deputy Chief Financial Officer or CFO of two SMEs: Assisteo and Primavista.

Marianne Siméoni is a graduate from HEC, entrepreneurship major.
Gilles Geoffroy - Investment Director and Partner

Gilles Geoffroy spent almost 5 years as an Executive VP at St Michel, a mid-cap food company. He held administrative functions (finance, M&A, CSR, HR, purchasing, IT, legal and HSE) and served on the Supervisory Board.

Before that, he was a strategy/organisation consultant; first at Masaï, a consulting firm specialised in purchasing, then at Auriverde, a consulting firm which he cofounded, aimed at placing sustainability at the core of corporate strategy.

Gilles Geoffroy started his career at SAGEM at the mobile phone department, first at the sourcing office in Hong Kong, then at the R&D department in Paris.

He is a graduate from Ecole Centrale Paris.
Félix Mounier - Investment Director

Félix Mounier started his professional career at Alter Equity 6 years ago, after two 6-month internships at Ardian (former Axa Private Equity) and Ernst & Young.

In addition, Félix Mounier embarked on a 3-month development aid mission in a Katmandu Valley village, within the Solidarité France-Népal organisation. He was also a "teacher-tutor" with the non-profit organisation Fleur de Bitume, in association with Secours Catholique, providing courses and teaching to teenagers in Education Action Zones.

Félix Mounier is a graduate from ESCP Europe.
Lucas Clément - Analyst

A graduate from HEC and with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, Lucas Clément starts his career at Alter Equity after completing a 6-month internship in 2015.

Lucas Clément also completed a second private equity internship in CDC International Capital, an investment subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations.

Within the Solidarité France-Népal organisation, he raised funds to support a library in a Nepalese village, before directly participating in its building during a 6-weekmission.