Director of the Large Venture Investment team, Innovation Division of Bpifrance

Bpifrance Participations has appointed Mailys Ferrère to represent Bpifrance Participations on the Supervisory Board in 2017.

Maïlys Ferrère is Director of the Large Venture Investment team within the Innovation Division of Bpifrance. Large Venture’s mission is to provide long term capital to innovative French companies in areas with very strong growth with the goal of creating world leaders. The portfolio currently includes 30 companies in life sciences, digital and environmental technologies.

Prior to this position, Maïlys Ferrère was an Investment Director at the Strategic Investment Fund between 2009 and 2012. She previously had a career in banking, focusing on equity capital markets in various financial institutions. Maïlys Ferrère is a member of the Boards of Directors or Supervisory boards of the following companies: DBV, Valneva SE, Pixium, Gensight, Euronext Paris and Innate Pharma.

She holds a degree in business law from the University Panthéon-Sorbonne and is a graduate of the IEP of Paris (SciencePo Paris), and of the French Society of Financial Analysts.