President-founder of Synerfia (a la carte CFO), expert in Capital Investment and Entrepreneurial Finance
I am passionate about entrepreneurship, women and diversity leadership.
My aim is to use finance (my expertise) as a leverage for growing companies and economy.
I am vey active into discovering and highlighting « hidden talents » from any origins. I am an active member of women led networks: PWN, Vox Femina, FBA, and entrepreneurship programms: YUMP, OutreMer Network.
After 15 years’ experience in International Corporate Finance in IT (Nasdaq listed companies), I switched to entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance. I became an Angel Investor in 2009, and took the role as treasurer of “Femmes Business Angels” in Paris. I led around 30 due diligences, personally invested into 7 of them, and sits at 2 start-up boards, and am president of an investment holding company, FBA Solidaire.
I founded and still manage a consulting firm, Synerfia, acting as a finance and strategic advisor dedicated to fast growing businesses: « a la carte CFO ». Synerfia’s orientation is based on cash and strategy, cash for the short-term survival of the company, and strategy for the long term vision that needs a business to grow. With this mind-set, our services come as:
- A la carte CFO: finance and strategic partner to the CEO
- Registered Finance advisor fund raisings and private equity
- Training “Finance for non-financial executives and entrepreneurs”
I hold a global MBA from Rotterdam School of Management and a master in Finance and Accountancy. I work in French, English and Spanish, and understand German, Italian and Dutch
I teach Business and Capital investment at ESSEC B-school, Paris School of Business and YUMP academy in Paris. I am active (workshops, jury) in several entrepreneurship organizations, such as PWN, Women 2.0, or Outremer Network (French Carribean entrepreneurs).
Last but not least: I am happy mother of 2 metis daughters.