Thierry Dufour

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Foncier

Thierry Dufour began his career at BNP as Head of corporate funding in the Finance Division. In 1985, he joined the Finance Division of the CDC, first as Head of bond trading and then as Head of primary dealer activity, CDC’s proprietary trading and special state accounts. In 1991, he joined Crédit Foncier in the financial operations department of which he became the Director in 1996, the same year he joined the Executive Committee. In 1999, he coordinated the privatisation of Crédit Foncier. Also in 1999, he participated in the modernisation of the legal framework for obligations foncières and created Compagnie de Financement Foncier, a subsidiary of Crédit Foncier, where he is the current Chief Executive Officer and Director. He also lobbies on behalf of covered bonds market in various organisations. He is graduated from ENSAE and a holder of a Master’s degree in mathematics from the Université Paris Dauphine.