Chairman and Underwriting Director
Patrick has 40 years’ experience in the field of major corporate and Specialty risks at AXA Corporate Solutions, where he was Deputy CEO from 2000 to 2015.
He has also held various positions within federations and professional groupings in the marine and transport insurance market in France and internationally: Chairman of Garex and of Gatex from 1995 to 2015, Chairman of the French Insurance Federation (FFSA) marine and transport committee from 2005 to 2015, member of the Board of Directors of GAB Robins Aviation Ltd in London and the boards of various insurance companies in the United States, Hong Kong and Europe. He was chairman of IUMI (the International Union of Marine Insurance) from 2003 to 2006.
Patrick is 68 and a graduate of E.S.C.A.E. and C.H.E.A.
Olivier has 23 years’ experience as a broker with large international companies, particularly in logistics and shipping. Between 1997 and 2013, he held various marketing positions at Gras Savoye, including those of International Marketing Director and Marine and Transport Director. He was subsequently appointed Head of Verlingue Paris and member of the group's Management Committee, in charge of the business development team and the international department.
Olivier is 50 and a graduate of the ESSEC Business School
Charles has worked continuously at AXA Corporate Solutions after joining them in 2007. At AXA he held positions in operational control and then as a marine insurance underwriter. In 2012, he joined their international underwriting board, he took on responsibility for strategy, business development and innovation with the brief to detect opportunities, identify avenues of profitable growth and develop innovations in terms of products, services and business handling.
Charles is 40 and a graduate of the EM Lyon Business School
Michele began his career in 2004 at the Generali Group head office where he was in charge of Marine technical coordination and control. In 2007 he joined AXA Corporate Solutions as a senior cargo underwriter. In 2010, he was appointed member of the management committee of their Hong Kong subsidiary where he contributed to the development of business in the northern Asia region. On his return to France in 2014 he took on responsibility for the international and commodities portfolios.
Michele is 47 and a graduate of the University of Pisa and the MIB School of Management (MIRM)
Christele Pautet started her career in the insurance broking industry in 1999 at the broking firm Siaci Saint Honoré, then in 2005 she moved to the broker Gras Savoye in the support and policy management department for cargo risk and then large and corporate risks then in the large companies department. In 2011, Christele joined XL Insurance in the cargo, and fine art & specie department, as underwriter. In 2019, Christele was appointed as specie practice leader for Europe for AXA XL, while continuing to develop an international portfolio of major cargo, fine art & specie accounts.
Christele Pautet, 49 years old
& Export Finance Advisor
Vincent Avon began his professional career in the banking sector in 1994. In 1998, he specialised in political risk insurance taking responsibility for underwriting this business at Coface, which he left in 2003 to take up the position of Finance Manager for export & trade finance at Saint Gobain (PAM). Since October 2018, Vincent Avon has been assisting exporting companies in structuring their trade finance transactions and in the search for export financing, especially to emerging countries.
Vincent Avon is 53 and holds an International DESS (Master's) in Business and Finance.
Frédérique Loubinou began her career at MMA in the accounts dept. She then went on to specialize in administration at AXA. Finally, in 2000 Frédérique joined Gras Savoye. It was there that she perfected her expertise in operations. She took over responsibility for the ‘Large accounts support and administration’ operations team in 2013.
Frédérique is 49.
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