Jean-François Minier Regional Director, APAC

Jean-François joins Audere with over 30 years’ experience in finance and strategic advisory. Primarily located in Tokyo, Jean-François has advised governments and leading multinational institutions, such as Buhler, JA Kyoto, Safran, Total, UC Rusal and Renault, specifically on bridging the Asian and European markets.

Prior to joining Audere, Jean-François was a Managing Director and Senior Advisor at business intelligence consultancy Kroll in Japan.

He has held both trading and management positions at some of the world’s leading financial institutions. Between 2006 – 2009, he was CEO, Asia-Pacific for Dresdner Klenwort, the investment banking arm of Dresdner Bank.

He is the former Vice-Chairman of the European Business Council in Japan and an Independent Outside Board Member of Denki Kogyo, a prominent listed telecommunications company in Japan.