Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Foncier
Thierry Dufour began his career at BNP where he was in charge of the Corporate cash management business in the Finance Department. In 1985, he joined the Finance Department at CDC as head of bond trading then primary dealer activity, proprietary trading and special State accounts. In 1991, he joined Crédit Foncier in the Market Transactions 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 Chairman and CEO. He also lobbies on behalf of covered bonds for various organisations. He is a graduate of ENSAE and holds a master’s degree in mathematics from the Université de Paris Dauphine.