Gwenola ChambonHead of Infrastructure Funds at Mirova
Gwenola Chambon, currently Head of the Mirova General Infrastructure activity, will take over the reins, as CEO, of Vauban Infrastructure Partners, Natixis IM's new infrastructure investment dedicated affiliate which is to be created during Q4 in 2019.
Gwenola has more than 20 years of experience in the infrastructure making her an expert in the field.
She worked on many advisory mandates in project finance infrastructure at BNP Paribas, then in the monoline infrastructure bond enhancement (CIFG) and finally in private equity investment in infrastructure, first at Galaxy and then within Natixis group.
Gwenola has developed the BPCE Group's infrastructure investment platform since 2010, multiplying AuM by nearly 14 over the last five years (from € 200 million to € 2.8 billion).
She has set up a team of experts renowned for the quality of their achievements in Europe and transformed a business, initially captive and focused on France, into a diversified investment activity, resolutely focused on Europe and with international institutional investors.
She has managed to transform this activity while remaining faithful to its initial DNA by pursuing a long-term investment strategy in essential assets, anchored in the territories and providing essential services to communities.
The activity of Vauban Infrastructure Partners will remain focused on the essential infrastructures described as "core infrastructures" while continuing its international development.