Alex has headed Asia Pacific for Permira since 2011. He is a Partner and serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. He first joined the firm in London in 2002 and moved to Tokyo to establish Permira’s first Asian presence in 2005. Alex has worked on numerous transactions including ABS, Arysta, Cortefiel, Galaxy, John Masters Organics, I-MED, New Look, Sushiro and Tricor.
Prior to joining Permira, Alex spent five years at McKinsey & Company in London. He was previously at Braxton Associates and began his career at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A French national, Alex has lived in Asia for over 30 years and is a fluent Japanese speaker.
Alex majored in Political Science and East Asia Studies at Yale University and holds a Master’s degree in European Politics from the College of Europe, Belgium. He also has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.