• Christian Atherton

    Managing Director

    Christian Atherton

    PAI Performance Group
    Managing Director

    Christian joined PAI in 2020 as a member of the PAI Performance Group with a particular focus on topline related topics.

    He has strong management consulting experience and was previously at Simon Kucher, where he was a Director. Prior to Simon Kucher, Christian held various positions at PwC Strategy Group and Bain & Co and he has also worked with a number of leading multinational businesses on an interim / contractor basis. Over the course of his career, Christian has led and participated in a number of projects covering a range of business issues and industries including pricing, sales excellence, operational improvement, analysis of business growth options, corporate strategy and M&A.

    Christian has a BSc in International Business from Warwick Business School & ESSEC. He speaks Spanish and English fluently, and conversational in French.

  • Marc Boullier

    Managing Director

    Marc Boullier

    PAI Performance Group
    Managing Director

    Marc joined PAI in 2020 as a member of the Portfolio Performance Group.

    He brings over 25 years of experience as an IT and digital expert in large and small organisations, including LBOs. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer at Mobility Work (GMAO) and, prior to that, as Chief Information Officer at Carambar & Co. Marc has also held senior positions at Vistali, Wavestone, Accenture and AlixPartners.

    Marc holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science & Physics from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Nancy. He is fluent in French and English.

  • Thomas Carlier

    ESG Associate

    Thomas Carlier

    ESG Team PAI Performance Group
    ESG Associate

    Thomas joined PAI in 2018 as a member of the ESG Team.

    Prior to joining PAI, he completed several internships with private equity and audit firms.

    Thomas graduated from EDHEC Business School in 2018. He is fluent in French and English, and conversational in Spanish.

  • Isabelle Ehrmantraut

    Talent Officer

    Isabelle Ehrmantraut

    HR Team PAI Performance Group
    Talent Officer

    Isabelle joined PAI in 2021 as a Talent Officer.

    She works on talent development activities both for PAI Partners and for our portfolio companies – notably talent recruitment and assessment.

    She was previously with Spencer Stuart and brings more than five years of experience in Leadership Advisory Services. Her focus was on executive assessment and development, team effectiveness, organisational design, and succession planning.

    Isabelle holds a BA degree in Business Psychology and a Master’s Degree in HR Management. She is fluent in French, German and English, and conversational in Spanish.

  • Cornelia Gomez

    Head of ESG

    Cornelia Gomez

    ESG Team PAI Performance Group
    Head of ESG

    Cornelia joined PAI in 2017 and manages the firm’s ESG activities and team.

    She has six years of experience in CSR, Ethical Compliance and Supply Chain Risk Management in corporate and certification environments in Europe and Asia. In particular, she was Social Compliance Manager of Casino Group, leading the implementation of the Social Compliance strategy worldwide and building an integrated approach with Quality and Purchase departments.

    Cornelia graduated from ESCP Europe in 2010. She is fluent in French, English and Spanish, and conversational in Italian.

  • Otto Kern

    ESG Officer

    Otto Kern

    ESG Team PAI Performance Group
    ESG Officer

    Otto joined PAI in 2020 as a member of the ESG Team.

    He was previously with Deloitte and brings six years of experience in sustainability consulting. His focus at Deloitte was on energy, change management, sustainable finance / ESG and the circular economy.

    He started his career at the MOITI (Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment).

    Otto holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs, Economics & Political Science from Northeastern University (Boston).

    He is fluent in English and French, and conversational in Spanish.

  • Frederike Kress

    ESG Analyst

    Frederike Kress

    ESG Team PAI Performance Group
    ESG Analyst

    Frederike joined PAI in 2021 as a member of the ESG Team.

    She was previously an intern at PAI within the ESG Team in Paris and Munich and has contributed to a number of projects for the firm.

    Frederike holds a MSc in Climate Change, Management and Finance from Imperial College London and a BSc in International Management from Lancaster University and ESB Business School Reutlingen.

    She is fluent in German and English, and conversational in French.

  • Anatoliy Nagornyy

    Managing Director

    Anatoliy Nagornyy

    PAI Performance Group
    Managing Director

    Anatoliy joined PAI in 2021 as a member of the PAI Performance Group with a particular focus on supply chain & logistics topics.

    He brings over 13 years of experience in supply chain & operations gained across management consulting and industry roles. As a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group, he served leading consumer products & retail clients across Europe and Asia. Prior to BCG, Anatoliy held various supply chain roles at Amazon, Tesco and Maersk in the UK.

    Anatoliy holds a Master of Science Degree in Logistics & Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University, as well as a Master’s Degree in Transportation Management from Odessa National Maritime University in Ukraine. He is fluent in English, Russian and Ukrainian.

  • Franck Temam

    Managing Director

    Franck Temam

    PAI Performance Group
    Managing Director

    Franck joined PAI in 2011 as a member of the Portfolio Performance Group.

    He started his career at Procter & Gamble with management roles at manufacturing facilities in France, Italy and the US. After seven years at P&G, he joined the Operations Practice at McKinsey & Co., focusing on manufacturing, supply chain and capital expenditure, serving clients in the industrial and consumer goods sectors.

    Franck studied Innovation and Production Systems at the Ecole Centrale Paris. He is fluent in French and English, and conversational in both Spanish and Italian.

  • Séverine de Wulf

    Managing Director

    Séverine de Wulf

    PAI Performance Group
    Managing Director

    Séverine joined PAI in 2019 as a member of the Portfolio Performance Group with a specific focus on talent, leadership and culture.

    She has extensive experience in Executive Search and Leadership Consulting helping leaders make the right decisions about the recruitment, assessment and development of talents, the constitution of efficient management teams and corporate governance.

    She spent the early part of her career in M&A and Corporate Finance at Goldman Sachs and as an investment professional at Vestar Capital Partners and Candover.

    She is a graduate from the Solvay Business School and holds an MBA from INSEAD. She is also a certified Executive Coach. She is fluent in French and English, and conversational in Dutch.

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