Jean-Bernard is a global strategy and corporate development professional with deep expertise in the Education and FMCG industries. He has worked on all continents and has an excellent knowledge of Asia where he spent more than 12 years. He has also worked extensively in the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.
Jean-Bernard’s achievements include successful M&A deals, Post-Merger Integrations, top-line growth, and business turnarounds. In the FMCG industry, he notably led the successful deployment of a global alliance between two world-leading food companies and spearheaded the turnaround of a large international licensing business. In the education sector, Jean-Bernard has developed and deployed multiple edtech innovations and digital transformations including a global career orientation platform for a global network of universities, AI-based lead scoring to accelerate enrollment growth, and the creation of an employability platform. Jean-Bernard provides continuous strategic support to portfolio companies of private equity funds in the education sector.
Jean-Bernard holds an MBA from The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). He is fluent in French, English, and Japanese.
He is based in the Washington D.C. area.