Mrs. Virginie Poncet
Senior Advisor Bpifrance
After 15 years as a business consultant for high profile international firms (CSC, Accenture, etc), Virginie Poncet has launched a start up in 2000 to transform SME customer relationship management, her missions during that period mostly based in the United Kingdom and the United States. She joined Bpifrance in 2002 where she managed the development team of IT projects before moving on to lead the business analyst team. In 2013, Virginie moved on to the International and European Affairs department as a senior advisor, supporting the direction mostly in services to international partners. She was member of the AECM (association for European guarantee institutions) board from 2014 until 2018 and is a member of the GNGI (global network for guarantee institutions) board and of the EMGN (Euro Mediterranean Guarantee Network) steering committee.
The consulting activity aims at supporting foreign governments and organizations involved in SME development in the acquirement of best practices to create a fertile economic environment. The goal is to spread Bpifrance’s experience and knowledge with worldwide clients (Greece, Morocco, Tunisia, Belgium, Senegal, Congo…). Virginie Poncet contributes to the EU projects dedicated to Innovation and SME development and support the deployment of Euroquity, Bpifrance match making platform for entrepreneurs.