Our Team

Shared values and a wealth of expertise

Our team combines extensive expertise with shared values that drive our performance and serve as the foundations underpinning the way we interact with key stakeholders.

We constantly pursue innovation in our research methods and technology, and we work closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure we always deliver value.

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Louis Barbier

Partner
Louis is a shareholder engagement specialist with over 13 years' experience. He has supported over 100 companies in reaching their objectives ahead of critical annual/special shareholder meetings, including some of the most high-profile activist situations in Europe. He developed his consulting skills in top-tier London strategy houses, starting with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Louis holds a degree from the Neoma Business School and a Master in Law.
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Edouard Dubois

Partner
Edouard is a corporate governance and sustainable investment specialist with 13 years of experience. For the last six years Edouard has worked for BlackRock in San Francisco and in London, most recently as a Director in the investment stewardship team. In that role he led voting and engagement activities with board members and managers on a range of strategic, environmental, social and governance topics. He also coordinated the integration of responsible investment considerations in the investment process. Prior to joining BlackRock, Edouard worked as an analyst for BNP Paribas Asset Management and Institutional Shareholder Services in Paris. Edouard holds a master of comparative law from Paris 2 Assas and a LL.M. of International Economic and Business Law from Kyushu University. He also frequently publishes academic work in the field of corporate governance and comparative law.
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Estelle Guichard

Partner
Estelle’s areas of expertise include corporate governance, shareholder activism, and shareholder engagement. Estelle has been advising listed companies on governance issues in Europe for the past 8 years after serving as an investor relations consultant for 6 years, where she developed an in-depth knowledge of the financial community in Europe. She holds a Master’s from Tours-Poitiers Business & Management School.
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Ali Saribas

Partner
Ali is a corporate governance and activism specialist with 15 years’ experience. Ali started off as a research analyst at the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC) in Washington DC. In 2009, Ali moved to London to work with Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) to cover the UK market as well as help set-up the contentious M&A/ Activism team to cover the UK and continental Europe. Ali has a dual undergraduate degree in Finance and Economics from the George Washington University and an Executive Masters in Business Administration from CASS Business School.
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Francisco Lopez de Saa

Vice President
Francisco is a corporate governance specialist. He most recently led the global research team at one of the strategic partners of the Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS), the European advisory firm to institutional investors on environmental, social, and governance issues. Prior to joining ECGS, he served within the risk management department of a large Spanish telecommunications company. Francisco holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of A Coruña, Spain.
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Caroline Potier

Vice President
Caroline is an experienced financial services executive who started her career as an M&A advisor in Paris, France. Caroline spent six years in Asia as a business development executive and most recently as a Business Controller at Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy Watch & Jewellery’s (LVMH W&J) Hong Kong office. Caroline holds a Master’s in Finance from EDHEC Business School.
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Alex Stopp

ESG Analyst
Alex is an ESG Analyst who started off his career at the largest strategic partner within the Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS) network, the European advisory firm to institutional investors on ESG issues in the UK. He has critically analysed publicly-listed companies on their ESG practices and disclosures, with a particular focus on board-related issues in Europe and shareholder proposals in the US. He also has experience in the Asian markets, primarily with capital allocation proposals. He developed his analytical and research skills while obtaining his degree from the University of Lincoln.