Alexandre Ossola’s biography

Permanent Representative of Bpifrance Participations, Independent Director – Member of the Audit and Risks Committee, and of the Strategy Committee

Alexandre Ossola is Head of Mid Cap Funds and Avenir Automobile Funds (FAA) at Bpifrance and a member of the Management Committee of Bpifrance Capital Développement. He has over twenty years of experience in private equity and M&A.

He began his career in 1998 as an M&A analyst at Wasserstein Perella, and then at Credit Suisse First Boston. From 2000 to 2011, he was a Director in the Paris office of CVC Capital Partners, and then head of venture capital transactions at CDC Climat between 2011 and 2013. He joined Bpifrance Investissement in 2013 as Director of Nuclear and Rail Funds. In 2015, he joined Bpifrance’s Mid & Large Cap Management Committee as Head of the FAA funds. In 2017, he also took over the management of Mid Cap operations within Bpifrance Capital Développement in which he is a member of the Management Committee.

Alexandre Ossola is member or permanent representative of Bpifrance Participations on the Boards of unlisted companies and groups ADIT, Bluesky, Ipesup, Novarc, Novares, Odyssey and Trèves. Previously, he was also appointed, on the recommendation of Bpifrance, as Board observer on the Supervisory Board of Peugeot S.A. (2017-2021) and permanent representative of Bpifrance Participations as a member of the Supervisory Board of Vallourec (2016-2021).

Alexandre Ossola graduated from ESCP.

Alexandre Ossola is a French citizen and speaks French and English.