Our team

Front-office presentation

38 staff members

Our recruitment policies endeavour to attract talented professionals who share our key values and whose skills complement the business, enabling us to achieve our objectives. All of our team members, whatever their roles, work together in accordance with our business principles and have a long-term ambition to deliver the forecasted performance to our clients. This commitment is the foundation of our meritocratic approach to talent management. Created in 2010 by 5 professionals with various financial backgrounds, Rivage Investment constantly supports its growth by recruiting and integrating those who are adapted to the company's development objectives.

Hervé

Hervé Besnard,
CEO

Hervé manages Rivage Investment, which he founded in 2010. Previously, Hervé was Managing Director at BNP Paribas where he spent his career within the project finance and credit derivative teams.

Read more
Claire

Claire Gobert,
General manager

Claire is in charge of administrative, legal, financial and control processes within Rivage Investment. She previously spent most of her career working at the AMF ("Autorité des Marchés Financiers"), but also as a legal auditor, and as an independent consultant for the creation and management of asset management companies.

Read more
Patrick

Patrick Raffard,
Head of business development

After spending the first years of his career as an interest rate swaps trader for BNP and Commerz Financial Products, Patrick has moved into commercial roles within Groupe Edmond de Rothschild. He is currently in charge of the business development at Rivage Investment.

Read more
Pierre

Pierre le Pape,
Head of investment solutions

Pierre is head of equities and structured equity activities at Rivage Investment with over 15 years of experience. He previously was resonsible for financial engineering on equity derivatives at Société Générale.

Read more
Violaine

Violaine Chassaing,
Head of public sector debt funds

Violaine joined Rivage Investment in 2014. She previously spent most of her career as a credit structurer at RBS, Natixis and Commerz Financial Products. She began as a lawyer, focused on tax issues. She launched and is in charge of the public sector debt portfolio management activity.

Read more
Arnaud

Arnaud Sérougne,
Co-head of infrastructure debt

Arnaud joined Rivage Investment in 2014 and is co-head of infrastucture debt. He spent the previous years of his career in DCM syndication and in project finance for Credit Lyonnais and West LB.

Read more
Séverin

Séverin Hiller,
Co-head of infrastructure debt

Severin Hiller is a co-head of infrastructure debt, having joined Rivage Investment in October 2014. Previously, he was an investment officer for an infrastructure fund (Hadrian's Wall) and a credit enhancer (MBIA)

Read more
Gaétane

Gaétane Tracz,
Co-head of infrastructure debt

Gaetane joined Rivage Investment in December 2017, from KMPG where she was an infrastructure advisor. Previously, she worked in project finance at the World Bank.

Read more
Thierry

Thierry Seng,
Deputy CEO, senior manager

Thierry is in charge of the quantitative strategies for all of the bussiness lines, the R&D department (modeling and pricing models) and the information systems.

Read more
Hervé

Hervé Besnard,
CEO

Hervé manages Rivage Investment, which he founded in 2010. Previously, Hervé was Managing Director at BNP Paribas where he spent his career within the project finance and credit derivative teams.

Read more
Arnaud

Arnaud Sérougne,
Co-head of infrastructure debt

Arnaud joined Rivage Investment in 2014 and is co-head of infrastucture debt. He spent the previous years of his career in DCM syndication and in project finance for Credit Lyonnais and West LB.

Read more
Séverin

Séverin Hiller,
Co-head of infrastructure debt

Severin Hiller is a co-head of infrastructure debt, having joined Rivage Investment in October 2014. Previously, he was an investment officer for an infrastructure fund (Hadrian's Wall) and a credit enhancer (MBIA)

Read more
Violaine

Violaine Chassaing,
Head of public sector debt funds

Violaine joined Rivage Investment in 2014. She previously spent most of her career as a credit structurer at RBS, Natixis and Commerz Financial Products. She began as a lawyer, focused on tax issues. She launched and is in charge of the public sector debt portfolio management activity.

Read more
Gaétane

Gaétane Tracz,
Co-head of infrastructure debt

Gaetane joined Rivage Investment in December 2017, from KMPG where she was an infrastructure advisor. Previously, she worked in project finance at the World Bank.

Read more
John

John Keeper,
Investment Manager

After spending some years as a fund accountant and in charge of business development for asset managers in the UK, John decided to join Rivage Investment as an analyst on infrastructure projects in 2015.

Read more
Maxime

Maxime Le Joncour,
Investment Manager

Maxime started his career at BPI France as a credit analyst within the project finance team. He joined Rivage Investment in 2017 as an analyst in the Infrastructure Debt team.

Read more
Pierre-Emmanuel

Pierre-Emmanuel Richard,
Analyst

Pierre-Emmanuel joined Rivage Investment in 2018 as an analyst, after 4 years at Deloitte.

Read more
Idir

Idir Azikiou,
Analyst

Idir joined Rivage Investment in March 2018 as a credit analyst focused on public sector borrowers. He previously worked as a public sector analyst at SFIL, the French publicly owned bank financing local authorities. He started his career at Bank of Algeria.

Read more
Amal

Amal Baina,
Portfolio management analyst

Amal joined Rivage in 2014 as an analyst on infrastructure projects. She has four years of experience in the energy sector both in France and Morocco.

Read more
Benjamin

Benjamin Collet,
Analyst

Benjamin joined Rivage in March 2020 as an infrastructure project analyst. He previously worked at H3P within the infrastructure projects structuring and financing advisory team.

Read more
Timothée

Timothée Auffret,
Portfolio management analyst

After 9 years at Societe Generale, Timothée joined Rivage Investment in 2020 as an Analyst on infrastructure projects, mainly focused on portfolio management.

Read more
Juliette

Juliette Conerardy,
Analyst

Juliette joined Rivage in 2020 as a Public Sector Analyst. She has more than 8 years of experience in the field of credit risk in this sector. Before joining Rivage, Juliette began her career at SFIL, a bank specialized in the financing of local authorities.

Read more
Jean-Loup

Jean-Loup Fraudin,
Analyst

Jean-Loup joined Rivage in 2021 as an Analyst.
He began his career in 2019 at Crédit Agricole CIB in New York as a junior consultant.

Read more
Stéphanie

Stéphanie Charlet,
Investment Director

Stéphanie joined Rivage in 2021 as an Investment Director.
She has 10 years of experience in the infrastructure sector: she has previously worked at CACIB within the infrastructure team in Paris where she was a director.

Read more

CONTACT US

For more information on our investment products and services, or for any issue related to the website, just follow the link below to contact us, and we will respond to your query as soon as possible