Nomination date / latest renewal: 16/05/2018
Expiration term: AGM 2021
Thierry Sommelet, was born on December 10, 1969. He is a French citizen.
Thierry Sommelet is director of Mid & Large Cap department at Bpifrance the private equity arm of the French public investment bank (formerly known as Fonds Stratégique d’Investissement), in charge of Technology, Media and Telecom sector.
Thierry Sommelet began his career working in capital markets at Crédit Commercial de France in 1992 in Paris, then in New York. After serving as Manager of the Wnancial engineer’s team at Renaissance Software (now part of Sungard), and being COO of media company InfosCE, he joined the Investments and digital participations department of Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, a French public entity, in 2002, which he headed up in 2007. After joining Fonds stratégique d’investissement in 2009, Thierry Sommelet has been part of the team at Bpifrance Investissement when it was created in 2013.
Thierry Sommelet graduated from the ENPC, civil engineering school in Paris (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées) and also holds an MBA from INSEAD