Laurent joined BNP Paribas Asset Management in 2015 to set up and spearhead the development of Private Debt globally. He now heads the European SME Lending, Infrastructure and Real Estate financing, and Structure Finance activities.
Before joining BNPP AM , Laurent was Head of the Structure Finance Division at AXA Investment Managers. There, he was instrumental in developing the alternatives franchise. Prior to that, he held various executive roles in investment banking, in structured credit at JPMorgan and in commodity trading at Société Générale in Paris and New York, where he began his career.
He holds a degree in engineering from Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris.
Laurent is based in Paris.