Jean-Philippe Verdier – Managing Partner & Founder
20+ years’ experience in corporate finance with BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, Greenhill & Co. and Jefferies. Successfully executed over 40 transactions with a cumulative value of £20bn/€25bn. Jean-Philippe has an MSc in Business and Management from Neoma Business School (France) and an MSc in Strategy & Leadership as a Sloan Fellow from the London Business School.
Favourite quote: “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed” – Theodore Roosevelt
Rostyslav Zhuk, CFA – Senior Vice President
Prior to joining Verdier & Co. in 2021, Rostyslav gained 10+ years of experience in corporate finance with Oakley Advisory, ING, RBS and Deutsche Bank. Successfully executed over 20 transactions across technology, telecommunications, digital infrastructure, business services and healthcare. Rostyslav speaks English, Ukrainian, Russian, German and Polish. He obtained his MSc. in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Favourite quote: "The secret of success is constancy of purpose" - Benjamin Disraeli .
Alonso Bustamante McLauchlan –Senior Associate
Prior experience in Capital Markets trading and issuance with J.P. Morgan, Citibank and Credicorp Capital, covering corporates, financial institutions and sovereign clients. Alonso graduated from London Business School with a Master of Business Administration and holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Universidad del Pacifico.
One of his favourite quotes: "There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela
Isabella Madiedo Soto – Senior Analyst
Prior experience in quantitative finance research and applications, macroeconomics and capital markets with Grupo Bancolombia. Isabella graduated from London Business School with a MSc in Management and holds a B.E degree in Industrial Engineering with concentration in operations research and modelling from Universidad de Los Andes.
One of her favourite quotes: "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." - Thomas Edison
Jordi Mirabet Bonet – Analyst
Prior experiences include financial accounting, reporting and audit at a Spanish accountancy and business advisory firm. Jordi graduated from University College London with a MSc in Finance and holds a BSc degree in Economics from Queen Mary University of London.
One of his favourite quotes: "Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” – John D. Rockefeller
Filippo Bartolozzi – Analyst
Prior experience in research and analysis at a French alternative asset management firm as well as at EY Italy in their Advisory and Technology division. Filippo completed his MSc. in Management from London Business School and holds a BSc. degree in Economics and Computer Science from Bocconi University, Italy.
Favourite quote: “There is no favourable wind for he who knows not where he is heading." - Seneca
Caroline Moulinet - Scientific Adviser
Experienced R&D Manager and Head of Cosmetovigilance specialised in organisation and process optimisation. Caroline worked for 13 years in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry, including with Merck and Yves Rocher. She graduated in 2005 with a Masters Degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from École Supérieure de Chimie Physique Électronique, and further trained in Good Laboratory, Clinical and Manufacturing Practices (GMP, GLC, GCP) in 2007.
Favourite quote: “Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford
Strategic Advisory Council
Verdier & Co. Corporate Advisory benefits from the input of the members of its Strategic Advisory Council. They combine experience and expertise as former CEO of FTSE 250 companies, Former CEO of a UK scale-up business, Chair of a Euronext listed company, former Senior Technology banker, former Head of Equity Capital markets at an international Investment Bank, and sector specialists (e.g. clean energy, technology, e-marketing, big data, environment, FIG).