Benoit Valentin joined Temasek International (Europe) Limited in 2014 as a Senior Managing Director. Prior to this, Mr. Valentin was a Partner at Cinven, a European PE fund, for eight years. Earlier, he worked for twelve years for Goldman Sachs in Europe and Asia, including a position as Managing Director for GS Capital Partners, the Private Equity arm of Goldman Sachs. Other earlier positions include Analyst at Clinvest (Credit Lyonnais M&A arm) and First Lieutenant in the French Navy. Benoit holds an MSc in Business from HEC.