Jean-Philippe founded his investment banking firm, Verdier & Co. Corporate Advisory, in 2016. He serves corporate clients by helping design strategic alternatives, formulating business plans, structuring JVs and partnerships, fundraising and listing companies, and executing on acquisitions & disposals. He started his career at BNP Paribas in 1997 (in Singapore & London) and also worked for Deutsche Bank (London), Greenhill & Co. (London) and Jefferies (in London, and as Head Investment Banking France in Paris), advising and executing on €25bn worth of transactions. Jean-Philippe has had a long-standing interest in climate change and clean energy, through his studies and professional activities. He holds an MSc in Management and Business from the French Grande Ecole NEOMA, and an MSc in Strategy and Leadership (as a Sloan Fellow) from the London Business School.