His career started in management consulting with Boston Consulting Group in Paris, followed by a long period at Olivetti where he worked in the corporate development function (on acquisition and venture capital) both in the US and Europe and then as managing director of their financial information services division (Radiocor). He returned to venture capital in London with Alta Berkley Associates and then private equity investment initially with Advent International and now with GMT Communication Partners. He has been Chairman of the Board of Jazztel Plc, Vice-Chairman of Primacom AG and member of the board of a number of listed companies including ESAT Telecom, SBS SA, Edap-Technomed SA, Esaote SpA, Cityfibre Holding Plc. He is also chairman of the investment committee of DN Capital, a VC fund.
He holds a degree in management from Université de Genève and an MBA from Wharton School, U. Of Pennsylvania.