General manager and Founder

A graduate engineer from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and Master of Arts, Patrick GERBENO brings almost 40 years of management and expertise, practice, team management, and of various professional experiences. Among those, innovation management for a high-tech start-up, management of science and technology cross-border partnerships, and management consultancy engagements, always in a project mode (with McKinsey & Co.). As well as management of shipping companies, institutional client relations, or best practice codification and transfer across multicultural businesses. He leads his current practice in French as well as in English language, from local to global scope.

Network of external specialists on call on an ad hoc basis

Fields of expertise of on call external resources:

  • Operational due diligence, diagnostic and operational transformation
  • Operations improvement, continuous improvement, team coaching
  • Lean production system
  • Transactions, end-to-end M&A process
  • Search for investors, matching of projects and investors
  • Human resources management performance
  • Consultancy focused on improvement of environmental footprint
  • Consultancy and expertise – land-based maritime assets
  • Technical expertise in ships and equipments – propulsion systems
  • Technical expertise – breakbulk