We delve into the heart of our business and speak to Clemence Girard-Jeannet, the first woman to have joined our deal team back in 2018, on her experiences of working on investments. She forged the path as there are now several women in the deal team!
We are pleased to announce a number of richly deserved promotions, following an incredibly busy year. Most notably we will be splitting the role of Head of Portfolio and ESG, which since 2015 has been held by Coralie De Maesschalck. From the new year Coralie will transition to be dedicated to ESG full time, reflecting our increased dedication to ESG internally and with portfolio companies.
Equality in all its forms is very important to Kartesia, but in recognition of the need to attract more and promote female participation in the sector, we are launching a new initiative, Kartesia for Women.
Kartesia aims to foster teamwork in a dynamic environment where we are committed to promote equality and diversity in areas such as recruitment, training and career development. We encourage diversity among our employees and ensure everyone receives the same fair and transparent treatment. Over the last few years, we also focused on giving young people the opportunity to learn and acquire competencies. Today, 5 of our 45 employees were previously interns (>10%).
Kartesia is pleased to announce seven new hires for both its investment and operations teams, as it continues to grow its assets under management across Europe. The new employees will be based across Kartesia’s offices in London, Paris, Madrid and Luxembourg.
Kartesia is pleased to announce the hire of Lizeth Bonilla from BNP Paribas. Lizeth will report into Sharif Anbar-Colas, Head of Structured Credit, to help expand the firm’s CLO investment capabilities and will be based in London.
In June, Kartesia’s team flew from Brussels, London and Luxembourg to Seville for a team building event. Spread over several days, the activities were held at the Valentin de Madariaga foundation, an institution dedicated to promoting entrepreneurial spirit, contemporary art and social initiatives.
After five years in Corporate Finance, Jean joins Kartesia’s investment team as Investment Manager. When asked about the reasons why he joined Kartesia, Jean praises the “entrepreneurial spirit and pragmatic approach” of the team and Kartesia’s ...