Laurence Monnier

Mrs. Monnier joined Ceres as a Senior Advisor in July 2019.

Mrs. Monnier is also currently the head of strategy and research for the alternative income activities of Aviva Investors, one of the largest insurance companies in Europe, based in the United Kingom.

Mrs. Monnier has been one of the pioneers of infrastructure private debt at the institutional level.

Mrs. Monnier created the infrastructure private debt group at Aviva Investors, one of the five largest investors in the field globally.

At Aviva, Mrs. Monnier Laurence is responsible for providing strategy and research with regards to alternative income assets, including private debt (corporate, real estate, infrastructure and structured finance) and infrastructure investments.

Mrs. Monnier has over 25 years of experience in infrastructure and corporate finance.

From 2010 to August 2016, Laurence was responsible for Aviva Investors Infrastructure debt investment business, which invested over £3bn during this period across Europe.

Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Mrs. Monnier was Head of Credit Infrastructure and the Public Sector at Depfa where she was responsible for the management of over €20 billion of infrastructure loan assets.

Between 2002-2007, Mrs. Monnier was a Director at Fitch Ratings. Mrs. Monnier rated a portfolio of utility companies and established the European project finance ratings practice.

Earlier in her career, Mrs. Monnier was a Director at Deutsche Bank, with responsibility for the European project finance portfolio.

Laurence holds a Masters from HEC (Paris) as well as the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).