Paris, Shanghai

Vianney Basse


8 rue Lamennais
F-75008 Paris

Vianney Basse conducts searches for top management positions in various sectors with a focus on Industry and Finance. Prior to joining Eric Salmon & Partners, he worked for nine years in investment banking, in London then in Paris. His last position was Director Corporate Finance (M&A) at BNP Paribas with responsibility over a team in charge of diversified and international industrial groups.

Vianney also worked for seven years for the French government. He held positions in Central Europe, Central Asia and Western Africa and then, for more than three years, he was the Adviser for international and industrial affairs to the Minister of Defense.

Vianney is a graduate from Harvard University (Kennedy School of Government), ESSEC Business School and Sciences Po (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris). He was selected to attend the 69th Session Nationale of IHEDN, the Institute for Higher National Defence Studies placed under the authority of the French Prime Minister. He is a Board Member of the Harvard French Scholarship Fund and of ACTED, a large international NGO committed to humanitarian relief and development.


Sector expertise

Industry, Finance, Professional Services & Public Sector


French, English, Portuguese, Spanish