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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Risk Analytics and Modeling Director:
With 25+ years of broad experience in Risk Management, Quantitative Modeling, Data Science, and Analytics, leading large teams of professionals at top tier institution in the US and in Europe. Providing critical information and interacting with C-level. Hands-on manager with deep knowledge of international Financial Regulatory landscape, Embedded Finance and Rating methodologies, including ESG.
Experience includes success as Serial Entrepreneur with proven track record of creating and nurturing small businesses, specializing in innovative technologies and analytics. Extensive academic experience as adjunct Professor at leading French institutions.
Expertise in Finance, Marketing and Software industries, being passionate about science, technology, innovation and solving challenging business problems through synergetic collaboration, with a natural leadership, fostering teamwork and partnerships. Possess an unconditional integrity, embracing humility and an absolute culture of respect.
Ichak joined Axis Alternatives in 2012, becoming a partner in 2021.
He graduated from the French engineering School ENSEEIHT and holds a Master of Science from Georgia Tech (Atlanta, USA). He began his career in Capital Markets then turned towards Risk Management Consulting.
With more than 15 years of experience, he developped deep business expertise and project management skills, he is involved in project management and coordination.
Of a calm and collected character, Ichak remains smiling on all occasions, even while home video conferencing with his children!