Gilles Collombin is a Partner at Charterhouse Capital Partners. He is responsible for Charterhouse’s fundraising and investor relations activities and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Gilles has 24 years of experience in investment banking, including 19 years at HSBC as head of M&A for France and latterly as the Global Head of the Financial Sponsors Group, covering private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and family offices. Whilst at HSBC, Gilles advised Charterhouse on numerous transactions. Gilles holds degrees in business management and mathematics, as well as a Masters in finance and a postgraduate diploma in strategic management from the University of Lyon. He started his career teaching strategic management at the University of Ottawa and is fluent in English and French.