Heavily involved in European affairs, Yannick has over 25 years’ experience in the financial industry working in France, Japan, Switzerland and the UK. He is also a leading media commentator with regular appearances on BBC, Bloomberg TV, CNBC and in publications such as the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. He holds a Master’s degree from Université Paris-Dauphine and a Post-graduate degree in European Studies from Ecole Nationale d’Administation.
Sabine Mage is Professor in Economics at Université Paris-Dauphine and works on international and development economics issues. She has been Vice-president in charge of studies and student university life of Université Paris-Dauphine since December 2012. She has also been the Head of International Economic Diagnosis Master since 2009.
Professor Renaud Dorandeu has been Director of the Undergraduate Department in Management and Economics of Universite Paris-Dauphine since June 2011 and the Head of the Public Affairs Master of Universite Paris Dauphine since 2010. Prior to this, Renaud was the Director of Studies of the prestigious Ecole Nationale d'Adminsitration (ENA) from 2001 to 2008 and the Head of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Strasbourg from 1994 to 2001.
After a 10-year international corporate career at LVMH in various Marketing and Business Development roles, Melanie has joined the start-up world in 2012. She launched two businesses from scratch in the food and spirits industries and led a textile design company back to profitable growth. Since 2018, Melanie is the CEO of Ananas Anam, the manufacturer and distributor of Piñatex, a sustainable and vegan material made from pineapple leaf fibres. She holds a master’s degree from Université Paris-Dauphine (MSG Marketing, 2000) and a post-graduate degree from Sciences-Po Paris (DESS Etudes & Strategies Marketing, 2002). Melanie is fluent in German, French and English.
Fabrice Georget has been active in Private Equity for 18 years, currently at Charterhouse since 2005 and he previously spent three years with CDC Equity Capital in Paris. Prior to this, he spent six years as a consultant at Andersen specialising in Transaction Services and Turnaround Situations. Fabrice is currently holds various board member positions in companies active in Healthcare, TMT and Insurance sectors. Fabrice has a degree in Finance from Paris Dauphine University (Magistère de Gestion, 1995) and a degree in Business Law from Paris Panthéon Assas University (Institut de Droit des Affaires, 1994). He is fluent in English and French.