Jean-Bernard has 30 years’ experience in the European and US real estate markets as a commercial and investment banker and private equity investor. He then launched the European sales operations of the two largest U.S. title insurance companies.
He is a co-founder of Secure Legal Title, which provides Title Insurance to cover the legal risks in commercial property acquisition, development and mortgage finance in the UK, the EU and accession countries -- and now Mexico.
Policies are issued by Lloyd’s of London.
The company also offers “Representations & Warranties Insurance” for the real estate components of M&A transactions.
Jean-Bernard began his career with JP Morgan Paris, Frankfurt, and New York, then Bankers Trust / Deutsche Bank and HVB Capital, also in New York.
He graduated with honors from Sciences-Po, Paris, and holds degrees in Economics from the Sorbonne and German Studies from the Université de Paris.
Previously attended as speaker on the following Portfolio conferences: