Arnaud began his career in the biotech sector in San Francisco, as a Business Developer for Meristem Therapeutics, a start-up specializing in the production of therapeutic proteins in plants. After a few years as an investor at Fonds Partenaires Gestion (Lazard – now LFPI), he joined Initiative & Finance in 2003 as an investment manager. He has been a partner since 2008.
Arnaud has taken part in many operations, including the spin-off of Dagard, Europe’s leading independent manufacturer of insulating sandwich panels, and the MBI of Best, an SME based in northern France specializing in personal and collective protective equipment for asbestos removal sites.
Arnaud is a graduate of the Ecole des Mines in Paris and has a Master’s in Entrepreneurship from HEC.