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NICOLAS LEBARD

SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR - HEAD OF SINGAPORE

Profile

Nicolas established and leads Tiro's presence in Singapore, where he is based. He has a deep and extended network in all the major ASEAN countries, having lived in the region for more than 12 years, both in Kuala Lumpur and in Singapore. He has been involved throughout his career, both as an advisor and as a senior executive, in deals spanning a vast array of industries and sectors. Nicolas has a unique expertise at the crossroads of M&A origination and execution, entrepreneurship, corporate strategy and development, with a deep knowledge of Asia, all of which provides an intimate understanding of clients’ practical challenges and an operational understanding of their needs.

Prior to joining Tiro, Nicolas was Managing Director at InVivo Asia, a global group active in agriculture, animal nutrition and health, retail and wine.  At InVivo, Nicolas built a development and trading platform through internal and external growth. Prior to joining InVivo, he was a Managing Director at trading company ED&F Man based in Malaysia. In Europe, he started his career in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley in London and later joined Rothschild in Paris where he led numerous M&A, capital raising and restructuring deals. Prior to leaving Europe for Asia, Nicolas also created, developed and sold a software company, VisioSpace, active in the imaging and streaming fields. 

He is a graduate of HEC (1991) and also holds a Bachelors degree in Law from the Paris V University. 

Nicolas is an Ironman and adventure racer, a sailor and an avid reader of philosophy and literature

Nationality:
French

Raised:
France, UK

Schooled:
France, UK

Worked:
UK, France, US, Malaysia, Singapore

Languages:
English, French