Yves Duponselle Chairman of the Board of Directors
Yves is a strategic thinker and international market developer who has spent two decades working in leading international corporations within the consumer, financial, telecom and content industries. He held several leading roles within international sales and marketing before joining Xeon International. Many of his newly developed strategies resulted in double-digit revenue growth and significant market share increase. He holds expertise in growth management and has a wide-ranging experience in company performance enhancement, corporate finance, international expansion and quality management systems. He is the CEO of Xeon International and he has a clear vision that drives the company and its clients to a business value creation of an advanced, innovative kind.
Giancarlo d'Elia Chief Executive Private Equity Officer & Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Giancarlo is a powerful business transformer with a sound knowledge in growth management issues. He has a track record as a top management professional with a natural talent for people and figures. Giancarlo disposes of powerful business acumen and truly international experience of more than 20 years.
He went through all strategic positions in growth management issues and performed as a company CEO, international development with sustained growth. He is transferring his experience as a visiting professor at a French university to MBA graduates. As the Chief Private Equity officer of Xeon International Giancarlo is the guardian of the investors’ values.
Stefan Lange-Juergen Chief Investor Relationship Officer & Member of the Board of Directors
Stefan has spent a great part of his professional life working in the banking industry. Over the years he developed in-depth skills in Private Banking and Asset Management. He started working in a major international banking institution in London, then he had working places in Spain and Russia.
Due to his knowledge of Russian, he was appointed Head of the Russian desk in one of the leading Global Banks in London.
His long experience in taking care of his High Net Worth Individuals clients’ portfolio provided him with the notion of a sharp customized service. He has a deep understanding of fund allocations options in function of clients’ priorities.
Apart from his large experience , Stefan is all but a traditional banker, seeking for continuous innovation to enhance and simplify investor experiences.
At Xeon International Capital Partners, he is mainly focussed at managing investor relationships and business development.
Stefan is a Member of the Board of Xeon International Capital Partners, the General Partner of Xeon Fund SIF SICAV S.C.A.
Ludivine Nicolai Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
Crestbridge provides a range of independent risk management solutions, including risk management oversight, outsourced independent risk management function, oversight of delegations, coordination and communication with appointed third parties and regulators.
Crestbridge Management Company S.A. manages approximately €5.2bn for its clients, of which €3 .1bn in real estate and infrastructure (debt, direct, FoF), €800m in private equity, €500m in fixed income, other debt instruments and financial assets and €800m UCITS (plain vanilla and alternative).
Crestbridge is the appointed Risk Manager of Xeon Fund SIF SICAV SCA
Dr. Michael Kuhn Chief Technology Officer - ENERCAP- Bio Ethanol
Michael is a specialist in developing and implementing turn-key production units. He is experienced in designing and running alternative energy plants.
He has a strong expertise in bio-ethanol production processes and advanced technologies and in-depth knowledge in agricultural biomass-production for bio-fuels and bio-power generation. Moreover he has an excellent knowledge in waste management and waste-treatment.
Michael’s track record is including structuring and implementing co-generation power plants driven by alternative energy.
Klaus Cornehl Chief Technology Officer - ENERCAP- Power Plants
Klaus is an expert in power management related issues. He has in-depth knowledge in developing and implementing turn-key power-production units. He posses vast experience in designing and running co-generation power plants.
Apart that Klaus holds a track record in implementing and running conventional co-generation power plants and integrated process technologies. He has a strong understanding of energy trends and alternative energy markets.
Alain Thomas Chief Operating Officer- RECAP Hotels and Resorts
Alain represents the amazing result of 30 years of hard work and dedication to the art of good living. Initially, he started as an expert in F&B. He participated into several openings and gained a strong experience into the hospitality industry. He worked in different parts of the world with international hotel chains where he experienced the different management challenges. It gained him the sense of commitment to excellence, as well as the dedication to the uncompromising quality of the service.
After Alain accomplished his master degree in management with the University of Nancy II, he started working for International catering clients, multi-national hotel companies, small family-operated hotels, privately owned restaurants, external caterers and recruitment companies for the catering industry.
Alain’s mission within Xeon International is to assist RECAP maximise the profitability of the hospitality operations by enhancing the human capital factor and coach the staff in diagnosing and solving problems to create growing value for our investors.
He has a particular strength in Hotel & Restaurant concepts development.
Elina Nizar Investor Relations
Elina Nizar has spent over 5 years working for a consultancy where she helped a number of European General Partners with their distribution efforts as well as maintaining and developing her relationships with investors across Europe and the Middle East. Elina previously worked as an independent consultant for a Private Equity General Partners in Europe advising on client relations and sales. Elina’s previous roles also include working as Public Relations in the Middle East. Elina studied Psychology from Goldsmiths University of London and is currently studying Business & Management at the Open University of London. Elina is fluent in English and Arabic and is able to converse in Persian.