Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Jean-François Mouney is Chairman of the Management Board of Genfit since its creation. He holds a Business Degree from the Paris Business School (ESCP-Europe), and a postgraduate degree in economics from the University of Lille.
From 1979, he has created, managed and developed several companies specialised in high performance materials and in particular in the aeronautical industry. In 1992, he founded M&M, a consultancy firm specialised in healthcare economy. He was responsible for carrying out a public feasibility study for an economic development agency in biology-healthcare in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, and was appointed Managing Director of the agency when it was launched in 1995.
Actively involved from 1997 in the company's incubation, he is co-founder of Genfit, created in 1999. Chairman of the Management Board since that date, he received, in 2003 and again in 2004, the Entrepreneur of the Year award, organized internationally by Ernst & Young, in the New Technology category. Mr Mouney is also Founder and Board Member of Naturalpha, a company created in 2001 specialised in Nutrition Research and Development and in clinical studies; he is Vice-President of the research hub Nutrition, Health and Longevity. Mr Mouney is Advisor of 'Banque de France' since 2008.