Renaud de Guignard has been the President of Orient Finance since 2007. He began with the company as a founding member in 1995 and until his appointment as President he served as the Managing Director whilst providing advice to an institutional clientele on the Asian markets.
Between 1990 and 1995, before the creation of Orient Finance, Renaud was a member of the Barings Securities team in Paris which had established itself as the leading brokerage house in Asia. At Barings Renaud was involved in developing a wide client base along with a strong sales team and in doing so developed both experience and a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the Asian markets.
Renaud holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the Institut Superieur de Gestion Paris.
Mario Menendez Mato joined Orient Finance in 1999 and worked in sales, originally responsible for the business in Italy and Spain. In 2007 Mario was appointed Managing Director. He has a client list covering many countries.
Before joining the company Mario was an International Analyst for Henkel ACS global headquarters in Milan.
Mario holds a Master’s degree in Management from the University of Oviedo.
Helen Coulthard joined Orient Finance in 2006, and is Office Manager. Having previously been a member of the Barings Securities team in Paris which had established itself as the leading brokerage house in Asia, Helen provides the link between the Sales team and successful settlement of all trades.
Helen holds a Bachelor's degree in Russian and German.