Cyril has been an investment manager within the venture capital team of EIF for five years and since 2019 he has been responsible for the management of EIF social impact team in charge of structuring deals in European Social impact funds, Social Outcome Contracts and in impact incubators. His entire career within EIF has been dedicated to impact related activities, starting with microfinance in 2008. In this context, he was responsible for the implementation of the JASMINE programme, an EU initiative aimed at boosting the institutional capacity of microfinance institutions in Europe. Prior to joining EIF, Cyril gained unique field experience working with microfinance institutions in the Middle East. Cyril is an occasional lecturer on impact investing at EM Lyon and studied at Toulouse Institut d’Études Politiques where he received a Masters in Development Economics with a focus on poverty alleviation and local development.
Previously attended as speaker on the following Portfolio conferences: