Michel Labrousse joined StormHarbour in April 2010 as Senior Advisor. Michel has 35-years of experience in finance and investment banking industry. From 2004 to 2009, he was the Senior Executive Officer of Natixis Asia Ltd and Head of Capital Markets, Asia ex-Japan of Natixis bank. Michel is an expert in developing funding and hedging solutions for both corporate and financial institutions. He also has a marked Asian experience in advising institutional investors in portfolio optimization and risk transfer solutions. Before that, Michel was the Deputy Head of Capital Markets of IXIS Corporate & Investment Bank in London from 2002 to 2004 where he engineered a robust turnaround of the activities towards structured business and fee income activities, away from principal position taking. Prior to that, he was the MD & Deputy Head of Capital Markets Japan of CDC IXIS Capital Markets Tokyo Branch. Between 1993 and 1999, Michel was the Director, Derivatives Trading and Investments of CDC Marchés Tokyo, overseeing the fixed income activities of the firm in Japan. Michel spent a total of 12 years in Tokyo and has an intimate understanding of Japanese capital markets and clients. Michel, a native Frenchman, holds a Master Degree in International Business from Sophia University in Japan and a Diploma from the Lyon Graduate School of Management in France and is passionate about providing achievable solutions for corporate and institutional clients in the region.