Mr. Coutts is an independent corporate finance advisor with 30 years of international experience. Between 2015 and 2019 he was the CEO of the UK operations of Edmond de Rothschild, based in London. Mr. Coutts supported in 2012-2014 the Adie.org Mentoring entrepreneurs with a not-for-profit micro-finance lender in Paris.
Prior to this, Mr. Coutts headed Citibank in France between 2007 and 2012, based in Paris. He was a banker with Goldman Sachs in its London based corporate finance division, moving there in 1993 from Slaughter & May where he was a corporate lawyer from 1989. Mr. Coutts is a graduate of Cambridge University, Accepted for Ph.D. study under the supervision of Professor Eisen - The economic and commercial arrangements of professional musicians in London 1750-1800 King's College, London.
Mr. Coutts is also the Chairman of The British School of Paris and the Chairman of The International Piano Competition of Ile de France Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts