Alex has a degree in Political Science from Yale University, USA, and a Master’s in European Politics from the College of Europe, Belgium. He also has an MBA from Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University, USA.
Alex has been Head of Asia since 2014 and became a Partner in 2011. He joined the London office in 2002 and moved to Tokyo to establish Permira’s Japanese presence in 2005, which he led until the end of 2010. He serves on the Executive Committee. Alex has worked on numerous transactions including ABS, Akindo Sushiro, Arysta LifeScience, Cortefiel, Galaxy Entertainment Group, John Masters Organics, New Look 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 nearly 30 years and is a fluent Japanese speaker.