Managing Partner, London
Alexandra is the founder and Managing Partner of Accellency. She has over 18 years’ experience in financial positioning, fund raising and sales strategy across asset classes ranging from private equity, private debt and real estate to venture and growth capital, structured finance and hedge fund strategies.
She spent a decade at Goldman Sachs in solution sales and structuring covering institutional investors with a focus on strategic investments, regulatory capital and asset and liability management, ultimately as European head of Pension and Insurance Regulatory structuring for Credit and Equity.
Alexandra has a particular interest in technology and innovative companies and advises tech funds and portfolio companies from Series A to IPO.
Alexandra is a professor at HEC Paris and serves on the board of HEC Alumni. In 2020, she was named Franco-British Young Leaders.
Alexandra was born in Paris, France. She graduated from HEC Paris with a Masters in Finance. She now lives in London with her husband and daughters.
Romain advises on capital market mandates with a focus on equity stories and investor relations for public listed companies, building on a unique experience of more than 17 years in investor relations, corporate finance and M&A in top tier listed corporate institutions in energy, consumer goods and food.
Romain was Investor Relations Director at Danone, the global food company, and at Total, the global energy major, where he successfully marketed the acquisition of Maersk Oil, one of the largest operations of the firm over the last decade.
Prior to that, he held senior project and corporate finance roles successively in Asia, Africa, North America and Europe. Romain started his career as a financial analyst at Lazard Asset Management and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Romain graduated from HEC Paris with a Masters in Finance and holds a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics from Pierre & Marie Curie University in Paris. He is a CFA® charterholder.
Romain lives in Paris. He is passionate about climbing and mountaineering, spending most of his free time in the Alps with his wife and son.
Partner, London – Head of Impact & Responsible Investments
Tamsin has over 15 years’ experience in the alternative investment management industry. She has worked with hedge funds, investment trusts and closed ended funds across long/short equity, private debt, private equity and impact investing asset classes. Tamsin advises on investor relations strategy and content and heads the Impact and Responsible Investments practice at Accellency. She is passionate about the key role that the financial sector can play in mobilising capital to tackle climate change and other global sustainability challenges.
Tamsin was responsible for strategic communications and IR for direct lending funds and a private equity portfolio at Pollen Street Capital. Prior to that, Tamsin spent a decade at Marshall Wace, a leading global hedge fund specialising in long/short equity. Whilst at Marshall Wace, Tamsin built out and led the investor relations and communications capabilities for an innovative global direct lending strategy that successfully raised £1bn of assets and traded as a FTSE 250 company.
Tamsin graduated with a bachelors in International Relations from the University of Sussex after having achieved the International Baccalaureate Diploma at the United World College of the Atlantic in South Wales.
Jeanne Dubarry de Lassalle
Jeanne advises on capital market mandates and portfolio company transformation with a focus on delivering key messages for operating models, organisational design, and large-scale transformations. She has over 18 years’ experience in corporate strategy and has held senior management and advisory roles in technology, financial services and retail.
Jeanne was Chief of Staff to Carrefour Group’s CEO and a member of Carrefour France’s executive committee in charge of Strategy and Transformation. Prior to that, Jeanne was strategic and public affairs advisor at Viel Group, the financial market structure group listed on NYSE. Jeanne started her career at the Treasury within the French Ministry for Economy and Finance with a focus on systemic financial risk assessment. She is a contributor to Institut Montaigne, the French liberal think tank, for whom she published a white paper on gender fair policies in July 2019.
Jeanne graduated with a Masters in Public Affairs from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP Paris – Sciences Po) and holds a Masters of Science in Macroeconomics from ENSAE and Université Paris I.
Soizic le Lasseur
Chief Operating Officer, London – Head of the Design & Virtual Studio
Soizic is Accellency’s Chief Operating Officer. She is in charge of project management and logistics to facilitate a smooth delivery to our clients. She also oversees internal processes to ensure quality and efficiency at every stage of a mandate and to support operational growth. As head of Accellency’s Design Studio, she is responsible for delivering graphic design solutions and managing design project from brief to live implementation, including marketing materials, websites and branded solutions.
Soizic has 20 years’ experience in communication, marketing and business operations in Asia and in Europe. Prior to joining Accellency, Soizic spent 5 years delivering sales and operational projects for small and mid-size companies in the UK in alternative investment, executive training, luxury retail and wellness services.
Prior to that she spent 7 years in Hong Kong in retail marketing and co-founded La Madeleine de Proust, selling luxury confectionery imported from renowned French artisans. Soizic spent the first 8 years of her career in Press Relations and communication in Paris at Athénée Louis-Jouvet Theatre and Radio France, where she ran PR for Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Myung-Whun Chung.
Soizic graduated from Sorbonne University in Paris with a Masters in public affairs and communication.
Puneet advises on Investor Relations and Capital Market mandates, leveraging his 20 years’ experience in equity markets and corporate finance. He has investment research expertise in high-growth companies and technology-led value migration industries.
He has worked for nearly a decade in Investment Banking with J.P.Morgan, focusing on origination in Real Estate, Industrials, and Natural Resource coverage groups.
Prior to that, at Cushman & Wakefield, he advised international funds on French commercial property investments. He executed several marquee transactions, including the acquisition by Teachers of Euro 493 million portfolio in 2005.
Puneet holds a Master’s degree in finance from Universite Paris Dauphine, after graduating from the University of Mumbai. He is passionate about yoga and lives in Saint Germain en Laye with his wife and daughter.
Senior Consultant, London
Maximilien has 9 years’ experience in financial services across sell-side equity research and corporate advisory roles.
Most recently, he was an associate in Goldman Sachs’ Global Investment Research division in Tokyo where he was responsible for commercialising equity research ideas as well as spearheading thematic research efforts across the APAC region. Prior to that, he was an equity research analyst covering ASEAN consumer companies in Singapore, where, among other things, he worked on HM Sampoerna’s (Philip Morris) US$1.4bn rights issue.
Maximilien started his career at Ilex Partners in Beiijing, a boutique corporate advisory firm, working on an array of projects including the establishment of an African infrastructure investment fund, fundraising for global investment institutions and project finance.
Maximilien speaks English, French, Spanish and Mandarin and graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London with a degree in Chinese and Economics. He is a CFA® charterholder.
Edouard has 18 years’ experience in alternative investment, fundamental research, Capital Markets and M&A and is a senior consultant at Accellency with a focus on capital markets and company transformation mandates.
Edouard is Head of M&A at TSH, The Student Hotel, the only Pan European, real estate heavy, student-led integrated hospitality platform currently operating in 16 locations..
Prior to that, Edouard spent 5 years at Millennium, a $37bn global multi-strategy firm, as a cross capital structure research analyst focused on event driven transactions (M&A, IPO, equity and credit offerings) for Millennium’s global equity event-driven strategies and ultimately as portfolio manager of the Latam and US credit portfolios.
Prior to that, Edouard was an investment director at Massena Partners where he was in charge of selection and strategic allocation to alternative investment funds across private equity, real estate and hedge funds.
Edouard spent the first 8 years of his career in Equity Capital Markets and Mergers and Acquisitions at Morgan Stanley and Perella Weinberg with a focus on the TMT sector.
Edouard is a mentor and advisor at Decelera, the Spanish start-up programme dedicated to second time entrepreneurs building sustainable businesses.
Edouard holds a Master of Science in Finance from ESCP Europe, Paris.
Senior Consultant, Paris
Charles has over 25 years’ experience in corporate strategy, and has held senior management and advisory roles in technology, e-commerce and retail in Europe and Latin America.
Charles was Group Strategy Vice-President of GPA, Groupe Casino, the largest retailer in Latin America with $25 BN in sales.
Prior to that, Charles worked at FNAC, the leading specialty retailer in southern Europe with $5BN in sales, as Chief of Staff to the CEO and later Senior Group Strategy Vice President and member of the Group Executive Committee. In that capacity, he designed the new strategic plan aimed to prepare the IPO in 2013. He implemented a new commercial and sales roadmap, launching new categories and narrowing the offline and online channels. He also completed a short-term turnaround of the Brazilian subsidiary.
In 2006, Charles joined Pixmania.com, a major e-commerce pure player, freshly acquired by Dixons Retail, operating in 26 European countries with $BN in sales. As Chief Operating Officer, he led the operations and corporate functions for 4 years, with the aim of structuring the company while it doubled in size.
Charles started his career in London in investment banking and strategic consulting. He worked at McKinsey & Company for 7 years as a consultant and manager, leading projects in France, Europe and North Africa.
Charles graduated from HEC Paris and holds a Master in Management. Charles attended in 2015 the Executive Program of Singularity University, a Silicon Valley think-tank and start-up incubator that offers educational programs to business leaders. Charles speaks French, English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently.