Vice-President and Head of Private Debt
Europe, CDPQ London
Based in London, Luis Mayans is Head of Private Debt – Europe. In his role, he oversees the execution of CDPQ’s European debt strategy, including origination, execution and monitoring of investments with key partners and market participants. He has over 20 years of experience in the European financial sector. Before joining CDPQ in September 2017, Luis was a Managing Director at Avenue Capital Group in London, where he played a key role in the firm’s direct lending strategy, including portfolio construction and monitoring. Previously, he worked for over a decade in the leveraged finance unit of GE Capital, building his international expertise through senior roles held in its London, Paris and Madrid offices. He holds a Master’s in Economics and Business Administration from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and is a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA).