The Secrets of Board Governance

Timeo-Performance & Akteos Think & Drink


Bertrand Richard leads the Board Services Practice for a leading executive search firm. He brings 25 years experience in executive search and 10 years of previous experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining the firm, he served as managing director of the Paris office for another leading executive search firm and was a member of its European executive committee. He also was responsible for the financial services, board services and corporate governance practices in France. During his tenure there, he successfully developed and led the firm's finance practice and pioneered the Board Services activity in France.

Prior to entering the executive search field, Bertrand was deputy general manager for Paris-based brokerage house Tuffier Group. Before that, he spent eight years at Bank of America, where he had responsibility in France for corporate finance, electronic banking and capital markets businesses. Bertrand began his career with Crédit Lyonnais in the United States. Bertrand is a member of the French Institute of Strategic Studies, the Institut Français des Administrateurs in Paris and the Institute of Directors in London. He also is a commander in the French Navy.

He is knight of the Legion d’Honneur. Bertrand graduated from ESSEC and has a Post-Graduate in economics from the Sorbonne University.


Think & Drink with Timeo-Performance & Akteos Asia

We are very pleased to invite you to our next Smart Workshop. It will take place this time in our office to end-up the week with unexpected food for thought (“think”), and relax way to mingle (“drink!”)

After unveiling what it takes to “Make it to the Top” as a senior leader with Jean-Louis, we will focus on another mystery of today’s Corporate world: The Board Room…

Mr Bertrand Richard, current leader for the Board Services Practice at a leading executive search firm will be our guest speaker.

As a trusted advisor to large corporations on CEO succession, Mr. Richard will share unique insights gained through his first-hand experience:


  • How can I join a Company board? What does it take? Do I have the profile?
  • How, as a Management Team Leader, can I work effectively with my company board? What are the best practises, the most common mistakes? What do I need to demonstrate?


Please reserve your seat early by replying to my email if you want to attend. We limit the total number of participants to our “Think & Drink” for the greatest experience.


Our Expert: Bertrand Richard, Head of Board Services Practise

Date: 13 October 2017, 4pm – 6pm, followed by drinks and canapés

Venue: 150 Cecil Street, #15-01, Singapore 069543

Cost: Individual invitation – strictly personal and non-transferable