A graduate of AgroParisTech (engineering school), and with a Ph.D. in Analytical Biotechnology from Ecole Centrale de Paris, Bertrand dedicated the first 15 years of his career to industrial management in the cosmetics and textile sectors (L’Oréal, LVMH, Chantelle Group). He then carried out numerous business transformation assignments for Alvarez & Marsal, in the automobile, nuclear, media and pharma industries. His various functions led him to travel to Eastern Europe, North Africa and Asia. In addition, as Partner, he contributed to the growth of a French & Vietnamese company. He joined Valtus in 2017.