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Patrick Font

Top Executive and Team Mentor | Start Up Guide

Can work in or around Mexico City

  • 19.371422
  • -99.150344
  • Suggested rate €3,300 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Mexico City, DF, Mexico
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Mexico City and 20km


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Consulting & Audits
  • Culture
  • Digital & IT
  • E-commerce
+17 other
Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
+2 other


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  • French

    Native or bilingual

  • Spanish


  • English


  • Italian



Skills (7)

Patrick in a few words

Through having positively contributed to a variety of markets and cultures – from Europe to Asia and the Americas – I am bringing a unique expertise, based on a 30 years experience, combined with an authentic passion in developing as well as growing people and diverse teams around strong values and human principles, as a transformational engine to reach sustainable success.

Already accompanying StartUp teams, Executive members and teams, CEO successors, young Executives and teams facing transformational projects.

Ready to impulse more humanity in your professional life!



Top Executive and Team Mentor & Trainer  - As a freelancer

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

October 2021 - Today (11 months)

Accompanying leaders and executive teams from diversified companies/ sectors on various leadership areas, with the aim to enhance human capital and companies' culture
• Conducting one-to-one guiding sessions to develop strategic leadership and succession planning
• Driving executive team alignments around Culture transformation
• Leading change management streams in key digital transformation projects


Business Angel & Start Up Guide  - As a freelancer

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

October 2021 - Today (11 months)

Committed with various start-up companies to guide founders towards successful development
• "The first 3.0 social network connecting an Artist with 1,000 of her/his fans"
• "Happier, Healthier and more productive workplaces through wellness habits"
• "Rating agency in transport insurance, based on data science – Insurtech"
• Member of Myrtus Venture investment committee – French venture capital firm

Zurich Mexico

Country CEO / Director General

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

September 2019 - October 2021 (2 years and 1 month)

• Executing new strategy path and leading all day-to-day operations
• Forging and instilling a revamped culture based on purpose, execution, trust and people values >>> After a ten-year period focused on "growth only", complete transformation around balanced growth and profitability, improved operations, service levels & controls in all business lines


Executive VP P&C Business Lines (Motor and non-Motor)

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

January 2012 - June 2018 (6 years and 5 months)

USD 750M portfolio | 1,200 people team
• Management & leadership of all day-to-day P&C business line operations, namely:
◦ Defining and implementing a proper strategy towards business growth and profitability recovery including transformation, innovation and disruption initiatives
◦ Leading and transforming underwriting & portfolio / offer management for all client segments (Individuals, SMEs and Corporates) and Distribution Channels (Agents, Brokers, Banks, Digital);as well as Claims handling towards an improved Customer focused vision
◦ Defining and rolling out Sales plan and campaigns
• Supervision, transformation and optimization of transversal functions related to:
◦ Reinsurance for all lines of business, both contracts and facultatives
◦ Actuarial & Business Data Management, including Business Analysis / Data Science / Smart-Big Data projects >>> Repositioning of AXA as the leading company in P&C non-Motor insurance towards Large Corporates and SMEs, including on niche segments such as Construction, Aviation and Art insurance >>> Profitability & growth successful winning combination in highly competitive Motor insurance environment, through an effective three years portfolio turnaround >>> People culture transformation from traditional to collaborative teamwork, towards improved middle management leadership, service and execution performance

AXA MPS Assicurazioni Danni

General Manager (Direttore generale)

Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

October 2007 - January 2012 (4 years and 3 months)

USD 200M portfolio | 50 people team
• Management & leadership of all day-to-day company bancassurance operations, namely:
◦ All P&C insurance business sold through MPS banking channel and its subsidiaries
◦ Product development, underwriting and actuarial functions
◦ Various start-up projects including Direct Marketing as well as Motor and SME bancassurance
--> Successful culture turnaround from an old-school to a world-class bancassurance company, increasing twofold the portfolio size in five years – making it the most performant P&C bancassurance operation of AXA Group


Regional CEO South East Asia and other local & regional roles


August 2002 - November 2007 (5 years and 3 months)

AXA Asia Regional Centre & AXA Insurance [Singapore], AXA P&C Insurance operations in Asia Pacific Various local and regional executive & leading roles in a fully regionalized and integrated governance model USD 150M portfolio | 700 people team
• Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / General Manager & Board Member: Management & leadership of all day-to-day company operations
• Regional Chief Executive Officer for South East Asia [Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand]: Definition and implementation leadership of business strategy in these countries
• Regional Head of the Single Actuarial Organization (SAO) / Regional Chief Actuary: Leadership of pricing and reserving matters; independent advice to local CEOs, Regional Managing Director and CFOs on actuarial related matters
• Regional Head of Retail Business Unit: Management & leadership of all Retail insurance business across the region with the ultimate responsibility in underwriting, technical and marketing for these business lines >>> Successful implementation of the integrated Regional model, contributing with both local and regional executives roles, embarking teams at all levels


Head of P&C Actuarial Department / P&C Chief Actuary

Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy

June 1998 - July 2002 (4 years and 1 month)

• Integration and leadership of the new-born Actuarial team aimed at developing and implementing in-house and Group actuarial tools to follow-up the company technical activities and the five ex-companies merger process, such as activity reports (sales, claims and profitability), reserving, pricing, Client scoring (CVM/CRM) >>> Development of the 1st PAYD (Pay-As-You-Drive) Motor insurance solution in Italy and within AXA Group


AXA Group Headquarters -- Project Manager M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Paris, France

July 1995 - May 1998 (2 years and 10 months)

• Follow-up of mergers / acquisitions / post-merger integrations and partnerships, in relation with local entities and other Group corporate departments (of which technical, finance and legal), mainly on the Asia Pacific & Mediterranean areas
• Group strategic studies on these markets for strategic investment recommendations to Group top management


Equitable Life Assurance Society (now AXA Equitable) -- Life Actuarial Associate

New York, NY, USA

October 1992 - July 1995 (2 years and 9 months)

Various strategic Life insurance business projects, following AXA takeover, such as:
• Variable Life and Unit Linked products optimization – GAAP modeling; Intrinsic Value
• Run-off management of Guaranteed Income Annuity portfolio


Actuarial Assistant

Madrid, Spain

October 1991 - September 1992 (11 months)

Technical Studies Department
• Development of a P&C statistical tool and various P&C portfolio studies

Eagle Star Vie (Eagle Star Life Insurance - B.A.T. group)

Life Actuarial Assistant

Paris, France

June 1991 - September 1991 (3 months)

Actuarial Department
• Study of Life reinsurance treaties for various Life insurance products: "Reinsurance cover optimization for a Life insurance company"