François has over 25 years of experience in the field of auditing and accounting. As Partner and Head of Innovative Startups, he coordinates teams dedicated to supporting and financing innovative companies. François has assisted many innovative companies particularly in the areas of health, ICT and Green Tech, as well as many research institutes and foundations (transferring Projects licenses and creation of innovative startups). He has also conducted many support missions on behalf of government agencies, universities and clusters, including guidance in setting up SATT Nord France Valo, Lyon St Etienne and Grand Est. François was previously the president of Clubster Health (a network gathering companies working in the medical field) and is a member of the steering committee of the Chair EMLYON – Incubator – KPMG Start up & high growth, as well as the co-chairman of the life sciences jury of Tremplin in the Senate.