International Managing Director – BPIFRANCE
Pedro Novo has dedicated his professional career to finance and the development of French companies.
He graduates in 2001 from Kedge Business School in Marseille, then joins the Banque du Développement des PME in the PACA region where he lands a job as a “chargé d’affaires financement”
In 2007, after the merger of the BDPME and l’Anvar, he is appointed head of the Financial Delegation of the Hauts de Seine department in the new structure, named Oseo.
In 2008, he takes the lead of the Regional Parisian Management of Oseo that combines Guarantee, Finance, and the support in Innovation at the heart of the French ecosystem of entrepreneurs.
In 2012, with the creation of Bpifrance, born out of the alliance of the activities of Investissement Fonds Propres de la Caisse des Dépôts and of Oseo Finance, he ensures the Parisian implementation till the end of 2015.
From the end of 2015, when the French Public Investment Bank takes on an international dimension, with the transfer of the Garanties Publiques de Coface to Bpfirance officially announced, Pedro Novo becomes the head of a new department dedicated to helping French companies expand internationally and to Export Finance and Export Credit Insurance.
This department of Export Finance leans on a network of 100 colleagues, who are spread out in the different regions and offices of Bpifrance and who manage the activities of the different departments including Insurance, Finance and the support services provided by Business France.