Antoine is a founding partner of Alatus Capital, a European-based value investment management firm, created to coordinate investments in public markets. For close to a decade and a half, the firm has been privileged to work with a number of preeminent global foundations, endowments, pension funds & discerning long-term investors. Aquilus Pte Ltd. was opened in early 2008 as Asia-based investment and research office.
Antoine also serves as Director of Firmenich International. Founded in 1895, Firmenich is the world’s largest family-owned flavors and fragrance company with a presence in over 100 countries. It is estimated that the company’s products come in contact with 2-3 billion consumers every day. The company has been at the forefront of corporate initiatives in sustainability and good governance for over nine decades, winning many prizes and accolades along the way. Antoine joined the business in 1996, and held a number of successive global executive management positions within the Group until 2006, when he left to focus on his board responsibilities and to pursue his passion for investing.
He has been, since 2004, Director Sentarom SA, the controlling holding company of the Firmenich group, serving as its Chairman from 2009 to 2015.
Antoine is a native of Geneva, Switzerland; a 1996 graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business; a 1994 graduate of the Stanford University School of Medicine, where he received a PhD in biochemistry under Dr. Paul Berg (Nobel Laureate) with a fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and a 1988 alumnus from MIT the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Phi Beta Kappa, Scholastic All-American, John Asinari Award).
Antoine serves on Stanford Interdisciplinary Lifesciences Council (SILC), and has served on the Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. He is a founding Director of Conservation International’s Asia Pacific board, and founding member of Co-Impact Community.
He is a passionate supporter of several nonprofit organizations and initiatives that impact early childhood, health & education, as well as the environment & the oceans. Antoine and his wife, Christina, reside in Singapore with their two daughters.