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Olivier Beroud

Visiting Professor 

The London Institute of Banking & Finance Faculty Profiles

Olivier is a non-Executive Member on the Audit & Assurance Council of the Financial Reporting Council and Chair of Finance Committee on Stratford Art Trust’s board. He is a Senior Advisor for Qbera Capital LLP and founder and director of Beroud Consulting Ltd. Olivier is a former banking and ratings agency executive.

Finance Strategy, Credit Analysis & Credit Ratings Advisory, ESG and Impact advisory, Rating Methodologies, Risk Management, Operational Controls, Investor Relations, Strategy, Pension Risk Assessment, Board Governance.


Beroud Consulting Ltd (independent consultancy), Founder:  2016–
The London Institute of Banking & Finance, Visiting Professor.
Qbera Capital LLP (credit fund; developed Green Impact Rating Methodology), Senior Advisor.
Runs an advisory Covenant Assessment practice for UK Pension funds.
EDHEC Business School (Masters Finance Programme), Lecturer.
Galileo Fintech Ltd (start-up internet lending platform to Italian SMEs), Non-Executive Director.

  • Investor Services, Managing Director: 2011–2016.
  • EMEA, Regional Head, MD: 2013–2016.
  • EMEA, Corporate Ratings, MD: 2011–2012.

Barclays Bank Plc, Various roles leading to Global Head of Ratings Advisory & Risk Appetite, Barclays Global Corporate: 2006–2010.
Standard & Poor’s, London (Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Metals & Mining), Team Leader & Senior Director: 1996–2006.
Banque Natexis (formerly BFCE), London, Assistant Manager.
Moore Stephens, London, Consultant: 1989–1994.

MBA, Finance Specialism (Commendation), Cass Business School, City, University of London: 1993–1995.
Degree, Finance & Management, Institut Supérieur de Gestion, Paris: 1986–1989.

Professional Qualifications
Pension Management Institute, Award in Pension Trusteeship: 2017.
Diploma, Company Direction (Distinction), Institute of Directors, London: 2016.

Advisor to Executive Board, Vedanta Resources Plc (Global diversified metals and mining company; seconded from Barclays): 2009–2010.

French (fluent), English (fluent).

RSA, Fellow.
CSFI, Individual Member.