Alain Bernard is a Senior Advisor Partner at Elovation. He is also the recent founder of Abbey Road Advisory LLC, a consulting firm aimed at supporting luxury entrepreneurs, business leaders and investors in their growth, branding and purpose journeys. He is also an angel investor and a board member in several start-ups in the high-end consumer and retail world, always being a keen advocate for luxury with a conscience.
Before that, Alain has had a 23-year journey with Richemont, leading successfully various Group regional businesses and global activities in Europe, Asia and Americas. He culminated as President & CEO of Richemont North America, after having led successively Cartier in South-East Asia, Van Cleef & Arpels in Japan, and then in the Americas. He has developed a unique jewelry business development experience in an omnichannel and multicultural environment.
Alain graduated as with a MS from Ecole Centrale Paris and started his career in the consulting field, at Ernst & Young in Paris.