United Kingdom


In 2015, Wendel opened a new office in London in order to take advantage of the international nature of the opportunities available on that market. This office will also provide the Group with global coverage of the European market.

Wendel London Limited
63 Brook Street, Mayfair
London W1K 4HS, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 207 491 7971

 

Félicie Thion de la Chaume
Executive Vice-President, Managing Director, CEO of Wendel London
Félicie Thion de la Chaume is a Managing Director based in London, member of the Investment committee and in charge of Wendel’s London office. 

Félicie graduated from ESCP Europe in 2003 and started her career at Goldman Sachs on the firm's French M&A team between 2003 to 2006. In 2007, she then joined the Wendel Paris investment team as an Associate. 
Since then, she has been involved in several transactions including Deutsch, Helikos, Saham and Stahl. 
Félicie relocated to the United Kingdom in 2016 to contribute to the opening of the London office, and to focus on investments opportunities in Europe. 

Board member of Stahl. 

Bruno Fritsch
Managing Director – Operating Partner

Bruno Fritsch is Managing Director and Operating Partner with Wendel. Previously, he was CEO of Wendel Singapore.

In 2007, Bruno joined the investment team of Wendel in Paris as Senior Associate. Since 2013, he has been based in Singapore where he is in charge of M&A and business development support to the Group’s companies, cross-border co-investments, as well as investment origination and execution in Asia. 

He has been involved in several transactions including Helikos, Stahl and Nippon Oil Pump. He has been a member of the Board of Stahl. From 2009 to 2013, he was the Secretary of the Executive Board of Wendel.

Bruno began his career at Bain & Company in the Private Equity and TMT practices in Paris, London and Brussels. He then joined the China-centric business accelerator Asian Business Bridge as Vice President in Hong Kong and Shanghai, where he raised funds and developed the Asian operations of several European SMEs.

Bruno graduated from ESSEC Business School and holds an MBA from the Rotterdam Erasmus School of Economics.

Charles Goulet
Charles Goulet
Director

Before joining Wendel in 2010 in Paris, Charles was an Analyst at Ardian (former AXA Private Equity) from 2008 to 2010 in London, then in Paris in the Private Debt and fund-of-funds teams. 

He had previously worked at Neo Investment Partners, a small and mid-cap LBO fund based in London as well as at HSBC in financial accounting in India.

He graduated from ESSEC Business School and has a degree in law.

Board member of Cromology.

Claude Kamga
Claude Kamga
Director
Claude Kamga joined Wendel in 2016. He was previously an investment professional with KKR & Co. in London, where for three years he was involved in a number of private equity, special situations and public markets transactions, in both Europe and Africa.

He began his career in 2006 as an investment banker with Credit Suisse First Boston in London, where he advised corporations and financial sponsors on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, takeover defences and restructurings. Claude holds a BCom in Economics & Finance from McGill University (First Class, Joint Honours) and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Board member of Tsebo.

Seif Khoufi
Seif Khoufi
Director
Seif Khoufi joined Wendel in 2016. He holds an MSc in General Management from Ecole Centrale Paris and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Technische Universitaet Muenchen.

He started his career in 2007 with Boston Consulting Group in Munich where he worked for 3 years. In 2012 Seif completed an MBA at Harvard Business School and joined Montagu Private Equity in London. Most recently he worked at XIO Group in London as a Director. Seif worked on numerous transactions in various sectors including telecommunications, business services, technology, financial services and industrials across Europe. 

Board member of Constantia Flexibles. 

Joseph Holloway
Senior Associate
Joseph Holloway joined Wendel in 2016 as Analyst in the investment team in London.
After graduating from the University of Oxford in 2013 with a Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Joseph worked briefly for Centreville Partners in Burma. He then joined Lazard’s graduate programme in July 2014.
Vera Kühne
Associate

Vera Kühne joined the Investment team in London as an Analyst in 2018. Previously, she worked at UBS in London as an Analyst in EMEA Global Industrials Group where she gained experience across a number of M&A and IPO executions.

 

Vera holds BA in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen as well as double degree in MA Strategic Management from HEC, Paris and MA Banking & Finance from the University of St. Gallen. 

During her studies she completed internships at KPMG and Credit Suisse in Mid-Market M&A and then in Debt Capital Markets in Zurich.

Manuel Mendez
Manuel Mendez
Associate

Manuel Mendez joined Wendel in 2018 as an Associate in the investment team in London..

Since the Summer of 2016, Manuel was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group in Madrid. In previous years he interned at OC&C Strategy Consultants and OneSubsea (Schlumberger), both in the UK.
He holds an MEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Bath in the UK.

Sutharsan Kathiramalai
Sutharsan Kathiramalai
IT Manager
Sutharsan Kathiramalai joined Wendel in 2016 as IT Technical Support Officer under the supervision of Aziz Sedrati. He supports all Wendel offices.
Sutharsan has over 10 years of experience in IT field. Most recently he worked as a technical system analyst deployed at IMS Consulting Group and before that as a support engineer at Tribeka ltd in London. Sutharsan holds a BA degree in Electronics Engineering from London South Bank University.
Joanna Melewska
Joanna Melewska
Human Resources Manager
Joanna Melewska joined Wendel Human Resources Direction in 2015. She works notably as human resources support to London, Amsterdam, New-York, Singapore and Tokyo offices.
Joanna has worked for 8 years in the London Office of Roland Berger where she was lately acting as Human Resources Manager. Joanna holds a Master in Human Resources Management from the University of Westminster.
Stacey McDuff
Personal Assistant

Wendel London Limited
63 Brook Street, Mayfair
London W1K 4HS, United Kingdom
Tel. 00 44 207 491 7971
Mob. +44 748 40 78 537

Andrea Lechner
Personal Assistant and Office Manager

Wendel London Limited
63 Brook Street, Mayfair
London W1K 4HS, United Kingdom
Tel. 00 44 207 491 8320
Mob. +44 748 407 8543