Jean-Marc was managing partner at BTR Capital Advisors, an investment advisor focusing on venture capital and special situations in Europe and Asia, and has 30 years of professional experience. Investments included several start ups in food safety (based on blockchain technology), healthcare, authentication. Prior to that, he was a partner at Osiris Partners, a French Turnaround Fund based in Paris.
He had been VP Mergers & Acquisitions at EADS (Airbus) where he conducted several corporate restructurings of subsidiaries and investments in start-ups. He had previously been in charge of developing the business activities and the presence of the EADS and Lagardère groups in North Asia.
Before, Jean-Marc was the co-founder of a strategic advisory firm where he advised European and US companies on their investments in China. Prior to that, he was business development associate at GE Capital in Barrington Illinois. He started his professional career as an associate conducting acquisition transactions and private equity investments in European companies for Credit Lyonnais Investissement in Paris.
His latest publication is “Sovereign Wealth Funds, financial instruments or geopolitical weapons” Autrement, 2009.
He is a graduate of JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management - Northwestern University (USA), and EDHEC Business School (France). He speaks fluently French, English and German