Bertrand has joined DAE in January 2017 as Senior Strategic Advisor. Previously, Bertrand spent eleven years at DVB Bank SE as Board Member responsible for the whole Aviation activity of the Bank as well as Rail Financing.In Aviation, under his leadership, a strong team effort has allowed the franchise of the Bank to expand to Aviation Asset Management, Aviation Advisory, strengthen considerably DVB's Aviation Investment Management and have delivered further growth to DVB's Tokyo based Aviation platform. Before joining DVB, Bertrand spent four years at Citibank's London Asset Finance Group with primary responsibility over part of Europe and Japan. The Group delivered highly structured asset finance products out of Japan and Germany to first class airlines and railways operators worldwide. Prior to Citibank, and since 1985, Bertrand has had various positions at Banque Indosuez, renamed Credit Agricole Indosuez, in Paris, Tokyo and New York : Head of the Tokyo-based Asian Aviation Team andTokyo Branch Manager, New York Branch Manager with direct responsibility over all American Asset Finance and LBO / PE activities. Bertrand holds an MBA from ESSEC ( France). Since January 2017, Bertrand is also advising as 'Industry Expert' the Canadian Pension Fund CPPIB and is part of the Advisory Committee of the US Based PE Fund Hudson Structured Capital Management.