Our Team | Regional Partners

Olivier Wallner
Regional Partner | Paris/Brussels

• A native of France, Olivier has spent the last twenty years overseas, including 9 years in Singapore and several years in West Africa.
• He started his career as a banker with BIAO (Banque Internationale pour l’Afrique Occidentale), then as a bond trader and was appointed CFO of Sovac Group (Lazard Group).
• When Sovac was acquired by GE Capital, he became Managing Director of Lazard Asia in Singapore.
• Olivier left the bank to start his own advisory activities in the late 90s and has been active since then advising CEOs on cross border transactions as well as investing as a business angel in several companies. He invested in education, technology and renewable energies in South East Asia, Australia and Western Europe.
• He was one of the founders and the Chairman of the French Asset and Liability Association (ALM or AFGAP in France).
• Olivier holds an MBA from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC 84).