Maud brings over 30 years of experience in ESG, impact investment, international development in the private and public sector in emerging markets.
Maud is the founder of Beyond Finance consulting HK, a consulting company supporting asset owners and asset managers implementing a strategy in impact investing. She is the senior advisor Asia for the GIIN, the Global Impact Investment Network, strengthening the impact investing community and building engagement with institutional investors. She is member of the investment committee of Emerging Markets Impact Investment Fund trust (EMIIF), a fund of funds set up by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to support SMEs and gender lens investing in Asia Pacific. She also serves as advisor in several companies.
Until July 2020, she successfully grew responsibility in Asia Pacific, one of world’s leading asset managers in ESG and impact investments. She led the investment team in private debt in financial inclusion and climate finance for 8 years before becoming regional director of Asia Pacific with teams in Hong Kong, Mumbai and Bangkok. She conducted more than 100 due diligences in SME banks and microfinance institutions, closed multiple deals and opened several Asian countries for investment, ranging from Indonesia and China to Samoa in the Pacific Islands.
Maud started her career at the French Central Bank as analyst in charge of the financial rating of SME and large corporates, being then seconded at the French Banking Commission to prepare and negotiate banking regulations and then posted at the French Trade Commission in Hong Kong.
Maud is a very strong supporter of Gender lens investing and led the gender diversity initiative at responsIbility. In 2021, Beyond Finance Consulting has designed an award-winning fund dedicated to gender and climate resilience in emerging markets which is supported by Convergence and was presented at the COP26.
French and Australian citizen, Maud graduated in 1991 from Sciences Po Paris, with a major in economics and finance. She was nominated French Foreign Trade Advisors (Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur) in 2020.