Discover the firm

Axis Alternatives is an independent management consulting firm specialised in the finance sector.

We support our clients’ business functions right through the value chain, from negotiating transactions to integrating them, with specific services relating to risk management coordination.

The Axis Alternatives teams’ know-how is particularly well-established in the areas of organisation, quantitative analysis, commodities trading, corporate treasury and compliance. Our work applies new technologies such as big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Our clients

We work for leading players such as corporate and investment banks, specialised financial institutions, prominent insurance and asset management companies and major industrial groups.

We assist them with all of their transformation challenges, from initial studies and recommendations, to operational implementation in their organisation and systems.

Created in 2001, Axis Alternatives is owned by its teams and, can, as of today count about 70 highly qualified consultants.

Axis Alternatives is ranked as one of the best risk management consulting firms by the French business magazine Capital.

Key figures
Founded in
2001
Employees
70
Average professional experience
10
CAC 40 clients
15
Who we are ?
Management Team
Christophe Antonicelli
Partner, Co-Managing Director
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Christophe joined Axis Alternatives in 2005. He began his career as a market analyst in the banking sector, then entered the consulting field/world in Italy and Paris.

He carries out organisation and coordination assignments in different sectors (industry and banking) and is an expert in compliance issues.

Christophe is a graduate of the European business school ESCP with a specialisation in finance.

He enjoys climbing, preferably in sunny southern France, his native region.

Aubry Miens
Partner, Co-Managing Director
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Aubry joined Axis Alternatives in 2009. He began his career in investment banking and spent ten years working between Germany and France.

At Axis Alternatives, he specifically oversees strategic assignments in the area of risk management.

He has an engineering degree from the Ecole Centrale engineering school in Paris and a Master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Stuttgart (Germany). In his free time, Aubry enjoys playing guitar and piano.

Emmanuel Rohan
Partner, Chairman
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Emmanuel is one of the founders of Axis Alternatives, which he created in 2001 after several years in consulting.

He has more than 20 years of experience in risk management and project management and coordination.

He has worked on a number of assignments with banks as well as insurance and industry players in Paris and London.

Emmanuel is a graduate of the Institute of French Actuaries. He is an avid foodie and only wears white shirts.

François Le Gal
Partner
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François joined Axis Alternatives in 2008 and became a partner in 2017.

He began his career in consulting and has been specialized in energy trading since 2001. Thanks to his wealth of knowledge, he has carried out numerous international assignments in the commodities sector.

He also works in banking and asset management in the area of risk management. He has a Master’s degree in economics, planning and local development from la Sorbonne.

François is a biker with great respect for the highway code, as proven by his pristine/immaculate driving record/licence.

Julien Coudon
Partner
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Julien joined Axis Alternatives in 2007 and became a partner in 2017. After gaining his first professional experience in industry, Julien decided more than ten years ago to specialise in project management consulting, for both banks and industry.

He has also overseen numerous international assignments (in London, Geneva, Amsterdam, etc.). He has a degree from Supelec, the French graduate school of engineering, and a doctorate in automation from the INPG engineering school in Grenoble.

Julien is a long-time car enthusiast and isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty!

Samuel Chesnel
Partner
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Samuel joined Axis Alternatives in 2007, becoming a partner in 2017. Samuel has 15 years’ experience in consulting. He mainly works on regulatory and risk management projects, in a coordination role or as an expert on the given model or business area.

He actively participates in various industry groups with leading banks.

Samuel graduated from the French engineering school ENSTA and has a postgraduate DEA degree in probability and finance from the Paris 6 University El Karoui programme.  A lover of strategy games and other puzzles, Samuel is a very good sport!

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Sectors
Axis Alternatives is an independent management consulting firm specialised in the finance sector. We work for leading players such as corporate and investment banks, specialised financial institutions, prominent insurance and asset management companies and major industrial groups.
Banking and capital markets
Insurance
Asset management
Industry
Expertise
Our work focuses on financial transactions and risk management coordination. The Axis Alternatives teams’ know-how is particularly well-established in the areas of quantitative analysis, insurance, commodities trading, corporate treasury and compliance, where we apply new technologies such as big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Organisational transformation
Digitalisation and data management
Compliance
Corporate treasury
Energy and commodities
Risk management and quantitative analysis
Areas we work in
At ease in complex environments, the Axis Alternatives teams are experienced, operational and committed to working closely with their clients. The success of our assignments stems from our consultants’ ongoing ability to drive new ideas and recommend pragmatic and workable solutions. Our firm is committed to long-term relationships based on listening and trust.
Audit, diagnostic review and remediation
Consulting, scoping and business research
Project management and strategic business analysis
Standards and regulations
Operational assistance
Programme management
Working with Axis Alternatives
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