Isabelle Bébéar is currently Director of International and European Affairs at BPIFrance. She manages a fund of funds dedicated to investment in Africa, Averroès Finance, and is responsible for relations with sovereign wealth funds and international long-term investors.
Before she was Head of Business Development and support for SMEs and Head of Investments in French regional private equity funds and South-Mediterranean countries, with nearly €300m under management. Isabelle previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry as an international human resources manager.
Isabelle has a degree from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion international business school. She is President of the Management Board of Euromed Capital Association. She is a director on the board of Proparco (AFD Group) and a member of its Audit and Risks Committee. Isabelle is also VP on the board of HDBI, the Hellenic Development Bank for Investments.