After almost 20 years of management and leadership experience in retail financial services in Europe, Jean-Gaston de Lassus founded Altissima in 2019 as a consulting firm and exchange platform for leaders. With over 13 years at the executive or non-executive Board level of various specialized banks in France, Germany and the Netherlands, he has acquired a hands-on leadership experience and an extended view of international governance issues and of today's challenges in the world of financial services. In his latest roles, he has been a thought-leader in the massive transformation of the consumer finance industry in France and in the Netherlands, as CEO of the largest Dutch consumer finance specialist.
Today, Jean-Gaston is an enthusiastic and demanding leader with a particular focus on digital transformation and B2C services at large. Passionate about leadership, languages and cultural diversity, he is used to working in complex international contexts.
Jean-Gaston holds a Master of Science in Technology Policy from the MIT (Boston, USA) and is an Engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris, France). He is married and a happy father of five children. He is a keen sailor and mountain hiker, two sports which give him energy and inspiration. A French national, he speaks French, English and Dutch fluently and has a good working level of German.