Mr. Porté is a Managing Director at J.C. Flowers. Prior to joining the firm in 2009, Mr. Porté was with Shinsei Bank, Limited for approximately five years, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer and in various other executive roles. Before joining Shinsei’s Management team, Mr. Porté spent 22 years at Morgan Stanley & Co., where he served in various capacities in capital markets, corporate finance and management in New York, London and Tokyo, ultimately becoming a Managing Director and the President, Representative Director and Branch Manager of Morgan Stanley Japan.
Mr. Porté serves on the Boards of Directors for OneLife Holding S.à.r.l., Group Financière CEP, and Acuon Capital Corporation. He attends all board meetings of SICOM Limited and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Chi-X Asia Pacific.
Mr. Porté received an A.B. magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in Economics from Harvard College and is a Baker Scholar graduate of the Harvard Business School.