At GAN from 1987 to 1995, she created and developed the subsidiary GAN Participations. Prior to that, she was Group Acquisitions Manager at GAN and spent five years with the French Insurance Commission.In 1996, Dominique Senequier joined AXA Group and founded AXA Private Equity, now Ardian, which has now become the leading private equity firm in Europe with $25bn of assets under management.In 2010, Dominique Senequier was named European Private Equity Most Influential Woman by Dow Jones (Awards for Excellence in Private Equity) and 50th most powerful woman by the magazine Forbes in 2009. Dominique Senequier graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (X72) and holds a PhD in Banking and Monetary Economics from the Sorbonne University. She is Member of the International Actuarial Association. About Ardian: With 230 employees and eight offices in Paris, Frankfurt, London, New York, Singapore, Milan, Zurich and Vienna, AXA Private Equity offers its partners - companies management and investors - access to a broad and solid network across Europe, North America and Asia. A diversified set of funds including direct funds, funds of funds, infrastructure and mezzanine means that AXA Private Equity has the expertise and mindset to provide more than just financing.