VC-Alternative partners are seasoned professionals with best in class training and ample national and international experience.

Christophe Schwoertzig
CEO Value Creation - Alternative

MBA IESE www.iese.edu ; IEP LBS www.london.edu
Information Technology Engineer, INSA de Lyon www.insa-lyon.fr

Christophe has 20 years of work experience in professional services working at Closa Investment Bankers, Cairneagle Associates, Credit Suisse, Capgemini Ernst & Young, Accenture and an IBM agency

Christophe is the CEO and Managing Director of VC-A. His expertise lays in M&A, Fundraising, Business and Information Strategy, Business Development Strategy and Marketing; notably in Technology and Financial Services


Andreas Kucher
External Advisor Value Creation - Alternative

PhD Finance, University of Rostock www.uni-rostock.de
MBA University of Mannheim www.uni-mannheim.de

Andreas has 13 years of professional experience. He worked at Deloitte & Touche, Lehman Brothers and the Deutsche Post World Net. He was Managing Director and Board Member of COREST AG Corporate Restructuring and Microventure Capital

Andreas represent VC-A's interest in Germany. His particular expertise is M&A, Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Banking


Hicham Haddouti

Partner Value Creation - Alternative

MBA IESE www.iese.edu
Telecommunication Engineer, Polytechnic University of Valencia www.upv.es

Hicham has 10 years of work experience acquired at Altran CIS, Altair Management Consultants, Investeq Capital, Endeavor and Beyond Capital Fund

He is VC-A Vice President for Morocco


Rick Bernie
External Advisor Value Creation - Alternative

Forest Technology www.lakeheadu.ca

Rick has 23 years of work experience in Finance and Investments. He has worked for Equitilink, Citibank, Tower Life, Derivate Funds Management and Basis Capital

Rick looks after VC-A's interest in Australia. He is expert in Alternative Capital Markets


Edouard Brauer Edouard Brauer
Partner Value Creation - Alternative

Master in International Business, CESI Paris www.ceci.fr
Information Technology Engineer, ESIG Paris

Edouard has 20 years of work experience in IT advisory, M&A and Investment Banking. He has worked for Nova Capital Partners, Root Capital, Synergy IBC and African Development Network

Edouard is VC-A Managing Director for Africa. He is also responsible for the development of VC-A Mauritius



Jason Eppleston
External Advisor Value Creation - Alternative

MBA IESE www.iese.edu

Electrical Engineering, Imperial College London www3.imperial.ac.uk


Jason has 17 years of work experience in Financial Services. He held executive positions at Cantor Fitzgerald, Bear Stearns, Investec and JP Morgan.

Jason looks after VC-A's interest in the United Kingdom. He is expert in Banking in general and Fixed Income in particular