Carole has 15 years of experience in the international entertainement industry and fundraising. Carole has been involved in more than thirty international productions - fictions, documentary films - for Arte, BBC, Canal + and Studio Canal, France Télévisions, and Universal. She co-founded April Snow Films & Capital in 2010. Besides her Producer & Managing Director position, since January 2012 Carole is Vice President of Union Syndicale de la Production Audiovisuelle (USPA). From 2007 to 2012 she served as board member of COSIP selective fund at the Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée (CNC) - the French public organisation part of the French Ministry of Culture that invests in Feature Films and TV Programmes-, She's also guest columnist at The Huffington Post.
Previously, Carole was Managing Director and Producer of Elemiah (Fimalac Group). Before that, she co-founded Productions Campagne Première, a documentary film production company with Martin Meissonnier. Prior to this, she was the fundraising & communications director of Jacques Attali's international financing institution, PlaNet Finance, for which she also served as active Board member. Carole established her career in the film industry working as Production Manager at Compagnie Phares & Balises (Jean Labib & T. Celal) and with producer Marco Cherqui ("Un Prophète").
Previously Carole joint communications department of Sotheby’s France. Since July 2010 Carole is Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts & des Lettres which is a French cultural honor from Ministry of Culture, for people of artistic or literary creation or for the contribution they have made to the spread of arts and letters in France and the world. Carole has a Master in Law and International Relations (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Int.) and a MBA in Economics (Institut d'Economie de la Culture).
Pascal has been a financial investor and advisor for over 15
Pascal is currently serving as Executive Director of Alcentra a UK and US based asset manager specialised in private equity and high yield debt investments. Pascal’s company has an investment track record that dates back to 1998 and spans across 43 separate investment funds totalling approximately $16 billion.
Pascal is specifically focused on fund management and involved in a wide range of corporate investments across Europe. Pascal has significant experience in fund raising, investment sourcing and
fund management, relationships with investors as well as company
Pascal is also sitting on the Boards of a number of private companies across Europe. Pascal has had a long and wide ranging experience in Investment Banking in London, most recently with Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and Lazard. As Board Director of April Snow Films & Capital, Pascal is supervising all fund management and financing activities.
As Board Director of April Snow Films & Capital Pascal is the interface with capital markets.
Pascal holds an MA in Business Economics from ESSEC Business School in Paris.
Xavier Alcan is a financier for over twenty years.
Xavier is Executive Managing Director of BCG Partners, a leading
provider of voice and electronic brokerage services in the global marketplace. Xavier is an expert in contracts for the exchange of
interest rates for institutions. Xavier joined Cantor Fitzgerald in 1996 as
Senior Managing Director. Xavier has contributed to the rapid development of
Cantor Fitzgerald and its subsidiary, BGC. Xavier played a key role in the
recovery of Cantor Fitzgerald and eSpeed after the devastation on September 11,
2001 and in the re-building of its voice brokerage business, which became BGC
and was separated from Cantor Fitzgerald in 2004.
Previously, in 1990, Xavier was the director of off-balance sheet products worldwide and structured products globally in Finacor Group. Xavier began his career in finance at Alcan in the Far East in Singapore in 1986, then Safic Alcan & Company in Paris in 1988 and with Hetch Heyworth & Alcan in 1989 Londres. Xavier is a strong supporter of various charities around the world and is active in a number of fundraising events. For nine years he has focused his energies on raising funds for families of victims of attacks 9 / 11.
He is also very involved in the entertainment industry as an investor, consultant and actor
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