Mr. Eric Tourret was Ernst & Young's Transaction Advisory Services partner in Greece for the last eight (8) years where he lead a team of transaction professionals dedicated to the Financial Services sector across the Central and Southeast Europe region. He has wide experience in the fields of transaction, primarily financial due diligence on cross boarder acquisitions, mergers, non-core assets disposals, post-merger integration, operational restructurings, asset quality reviews and non-performing loans resolutions.
Prior to this position Mr. Tourret held the position of Transaction Advisory Services Assistant Director at Ernst & Young in London, with main duties cross border and multi-disciplinary buy side and sell side due diligence projects in Europe for major financial institutions and private equity funds.
He served as Vice President at JP Morgan in London, where he was project leader in charge of the review, design and implementation of a new operating model of the middle and back office functions. From 1994 until 1998 Mr. Tourret was appointed Audit Manager at Andersen, based in Paris and London, where he led advisory projects focused on finance, middle and back office functions of various banks in France and in the UK. He worked also as inspector at Credit Mutuel Bank focused on assessment and reporting of credit risks and on-site inspection of regional banks in France.
Mr. Tourret holds a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Audit Finance with honors from Lille Business School, France and a Master of Arts (MA) in Business Management from Lille University, France. He also holds a Baccalaureat in Economic Sciences from Boulogne sur Mer France, France. He is fluent in French and English.