Ludovic Dumas is Vice President, Direct Investments at Claridge Inc., an investment firm representing the interests of Stephen Bronfman’s family. Claridge's holdings span the world and include direct investments in the food, consumer, technology, entertainment, and real estate industries. Ludovic is responsible for sourcing and evaluating potential investment opportunities, overseeing due diligence, portfolio monitoring and value creation initiatives. Before joining Claridge, Ludovic was an investment banker at CIBC and with ING Group’s investment banking team in Frankfurt, Germany. Mr. Dumas was also a management consultant at Deloitte. Mr. Dumas holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from HEC Montreal where he graduated with Distinction. Ludovic is a CFA charterholder and he also attended Harvard Business School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany.