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Olivia Bernard
Managing Director, Ferrostaal Capital
100 Women in Hedge Funds London Board Champion - France, London Board Treasurer
Ms Bernard started her career in energy trading and shipping at Mobil Oil Corporation (later Exxon-Mobil) in 1995. At first a marine fuel oil trader, she later was in charge of the development of the business in Africa and South America. In 1999, she joined Global Advisors, a start-up commodities hedge fund, as CFO-COO and Partner in charge of both the UK and US businesses.

In 2008, she joined Massena Capital Partners, the Private Equity arm of the Massena Group, dedicated to High Net Worth Wealth Management and fund of family offices based in Paris and Geneva. Ms Bernard, as CFO of the Private Equity business, was in charge of fund structuring in dual regulatory environment (France and Luxembourg) and all compliance, internal controls and risk management issues of the business.

Since 2010, Ms Bernard has developed an independent practice bringing renewable energy assets to both institutional and private investors. In 2013, she has joined Ferrostaal Capital in Hamburg, Germany as Managing Director in charge of launching the asset management arm in charge of all energy investments, with a particular focus on Renewable Energy.

Ms Bernard graduated from EMLYON in France in 1995 with a major in Corporate and Market Finance. She holds Board positions in both for and not-for profit organisations. She is a Board member in London of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds Ltd association and a keen business angel investor.