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Our Team

Trilantic Europe Founding Partners have worked together on average for over 20 years with an average tenure for all Partners and Principals of over 10 years.

Key pan-European languages spoken by our Investment Professionals


All investment professionals are fully fluent in at least two of our key languages with over 40% fully proficient in three or more languages

Years with the firm of our Investment Professionals


In addition to the investment team and finance professionals, Trilantic Europe’s network is supplemented by 12 Operating Partners and Senior Advisors as well as the Advisory Council, which has been active and chaired by Lord Baker since 2004, bringing together a group of 18 prominent Council members. Trilantic Europe draws upon their collective experience and relationships to help source investments, assist with investment evaluation and due diligence, as well as to provide post acquisition support.

Operating Partners & Senior Advisors

Michel Leonard


Operating Partners Consumer & Leisure

Michel Léonard has held several positions in the food industry. He was until December 2009 the Chairman of the Management Board of Lactalis, the second-largest dairy group in the world. Previously, he was CEO of the Bongrain Group. He has had an extensive career in the consumer goods industry holding positions at Prouvost group and Danone. He also sits on the board of Belgian food producer Vandemoortele and French bakery ingredient distributor DGF. Mr. Léonard is fluent in French, English and German. He is a graduate from HEC Paris School of Management and from Cedep-Insead.


Trilantic Europe


35 Portman Square
London, W1H 6LR
United Kingdom


Trafalgar Court
St Peter Port
Guernsey, GY1 4LY


26 Bd Royal
L-2449 Luxembourg