François started his career in Africa working for Union Financière de France before joining the bank Neuflize Schlumberger Mallet (ABN Amro group), where he spent 10 years developing the international private wealth management unit. He gained in-depth expertise in asset monitoring, as well as private wealth and financial management for a range of multinational family clients.
He went on to join the management team of Merrill Lynch Private Banking France. On the strength of these experiences, which helped him hone his technical skills and relationship acumen, in 2001 he decided to set up one of the first family offices in France. A graduate from the Audencia School of Management, François is Secretary General of AFFO and Chairman of ENFO.