Alain Le Berre

Alain Le Berre

Alain Le Berre

Alain has 24 years of broad-ranging experience with a focus on the following areas :

  • Financial and Debt Restructuring ;
  • Operational Restructuring / Operational Improvements;
  • Debt Advisory;
  • Accelerated M&A;
  • Litigation Advisory;
  • Family Office and Private Equity advisory;
  • Non-Executive Board advisory and Board membership;

His prior positions had included investment banking, financial and strategic consulting, private equity as well as operational management roles , CFO position and non-executive directorships A French national based in Switzerland, Alain has worked and lived 8 years in Germany, 6 years in the City of London and is perfectly fluent in all 3 languages.

Professional experience

Alain founded and owns AlpahaConsulting since 2010. His relevant prior roles have included :

    • Managing Director and European Head of Restructuring / Litigation Advisory for 2 large international US financial consultancies (BTG Mesirow and Huron Consulting Group;
    • Managing Director European Special Situations at Close Brothers Corporate Finance , a respected mid-market Investment Bank in London;
    • Partner at Ernst & Young (Transaction Advisory Services), and prior to that already Partner at Andersen Corporate Finance, n Paris, France;
    • Director at PwC Financial Advisory Services, Paris, France;
  • Chief Financial Officer / Chief Restructuring Officer at Majorette SA, a mid-market branded goods manufacturer based in France with operations in 12 countries;
  • Investment Director a / Chief Restructuring Officer at private equity / family office firm Triumph Adler AG, Munich, Germany;
  • Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, Munich, Germany.
  • Alain had started his career as a plant production manager in the chemical industry in Germany and in France;

    • Master of Sciences, Engineering, at Ecole Centrale de Paris, France;


    • Master of Business Administration, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France ;


  • Islamic Finance Qualification,  London.

Professional bodies
  • ARE (Association pour le Retournement des Entreprises);
  • TMA (Turnaround Management Association);
  • IRTF (International Restructuring Task Force);
  •  BGN (Global network of 4,000 professionals in 110 countries)
  • Other roles and engagements
  • Chairman of the UK Alumni Association of his alma mater (450 high-profile members);
  • Frequent chair, speaker and panelist at international conferences in the UK, Germany, and France.
  • Non-executive director of numerous start-ups and non-for-profit organizations over the years.

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