Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking Reinforces its Green & Sustainable Hub in Asia Pacific
Natixis Corporate & Investment banking (Natixis CIB) has appointed Olivier Menard as Head of Green & Sustainable Hub, Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, Olivier took up the role in late July, reporting to Raghu Narain, Head of Investment Banking, Asia Pacific, and globally to Orith Azoulay, Global Head of Green & Sustainable Finance.
Olivier Menard is the Head of the Green & Sustainable Hub Asia Pacific, at Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking. Olivier joined the Green & Sustainable Hub as senior cross-asset originator for Asia Pacific (based in Paris) in October 2020. He has more than 20 years’ experience in advising & financing clients in the Energy & Metals commodity sectors across EMEA and Asia Pacific.
Olivier initially joined Natixis in 2001, in corporate banking with the Shanghai Branch. In 2004, he joined the Energy & Natural Resources franchise, working in both Paris and Hong Kong, where he specialized in commodity structured & trade finance. Most recently, Olivier was a senior banker in Paris, advising and financing large commodity trading houses in the Energy & Metals sectors.
Olivier holds a master’s degree in Management, majoring in Corporate Finance from Neoma Business School.
Xing Lan is a Vice President in the Green & Sustainable Hub, Asia Pacific, at Natixis Corporate and Investment Banking.
Xing has significant experience as a sustainability practitioner, having focused on sustainable finance advisory, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting, carbon management, climate competence and corporate sustainability strategies in her previous roles. Prior to joining Natixis, she was most recently an associate director with Carbon Care Asia Ltd, providing sustainable consultancy services to clients in Hong Kong, Singapore and Mainland China. She started her career as a research associate in Hong Kong Polytechnic University, with a focus on the life cycle assessment approach and product-level carbon accounting.
Xing has a Master of Science in Environmental Measurement and Assessment from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.
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