Jean-Paul is a senior advisor at Oaklins France.
Before joining the firm, Jean-Paul was a partner at Acceleration International, founded by Gérard Moufflet (former Baxter International and Advent International). Acceleration International is a catalyst for private equity investing in the healthcare industry in Europe and the United States, based in Boston. Jean-Paul also participated in the seed fund Succés Europe (Sophia-Antipolis). Before this, he was the CEO and main shareholder, through an LMBO, of a mid-sized company in the automotive distribution sector. Jean-Paul also served on several boards of mid-cap businesses in the distribution and construction sectors, and chaired the French Employers’ Confederation (MEDEF) in the French Riviera. Jean-Paul started his international career holding various positions at Thalès (former Thomson-Csf) in the finance and international departments, at Sanofi Pharma International and Baxter as plant manager and VP of operations in Europe. Jean-Paul has an MBA from the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC).