Senior Management Team
Secondcap’s senior management team has a combined capital markets
experience and private equity experience of over 90 years.
The team ensures superior solutions are brought to market participants, with first
class service and at great value.
Chairman and Co-Founder
Martin is responsible for shaping the global strategic direction of Secondcap and maintaining relationships with industry leaders. Martin was formerly the Director of Markets and Head of AIM at the London Stock Exchange. He personally led the LSE’s transformational growth strategy focussed on driving market efficiency resulting in a five-fold increase in market size between 2003 and 2008. In addition he was instrumental in building the LSE’s international franchise, significantly outperforming all major exchanges. Prior to this he held a number of senior positions in the financial services sector having begun his career as a fund manager. Martin graduated from the London School of Economics.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
François is responsible for implementing the strategic objectives of Secondcap and establishing and maintaining client relationships. François was previously a Partner at Fondinvest Capital in Paris, a €2Bn Fund of Funds. He has a record of successfully sourcing and investing in a large number of European middle market and global private equity funds, both on a primary and secondary basis. Prior to joining Fondinvest Capital he held several senior financial positions within Faurecia. He started his career with Mazars. François graduated from HEC with an Executive MBA.