CEO, Gentle Finance, Paris

Guillaume Leenhardt


Guillaume Leenhardt is CEO of Gentel Finance and was Global Head of Business Development and Group Board member at Mercuria Energy Group, Geneva, one of the top five global energy traders. 

Guillaume joined Mercuria in 2011 after a 20 year banking career where he held various senior management positions and was a key contributor to the leadership of BNP Paribas in the financing of the Energy and Commodities sector. His last position at BNP Paribas was head of their Energy & Commodity Finance department in Paris, active across the commodity spectrum: structured and trade finance, upstream oil and gas, and mining finance. 

Guillaume is a graduate of the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris and completed with honors in 1989 the Masters 203 in Commodities and Financial markets at the University of Paris Dauphine.