Pascal Vinarnic has been an independent Board Member of Astorg since 2015.
He is the founder and Managing Director of Ceres Finance Ltd (in 1992), a London-based Secondaries Direct Distressed Fund Manager focused upon Technology assets, mostly in the USA. Most of his career has been dedicated to Private Equity, initially as a Partner for Bain&Co and the first representative of Bain Capital in Europe (1984-99). In addition, Pascal sits on the board of several European investment funds and Technology Start-Ups.
In parallel to his professional career, Pascal Vinarnic established Demeter Foundation in 1994, to promote financial innovation in the Social Sector; sponsoring Microfinance, Entrepreneurship, Social Pledges and Venture Philanthropy. He sits on the board of many investment committees and boards of Social and Impact Funds in Latin America and India.
Pascal Vinarnic is a dual British-French citizen. He is a graduate from HEC (1983).