Nicolas Dufourcq graduated from HEC and Sciences Po in Paris and studied at the Ecole du Louvre. He is also an alumni of ENA.
After starting his career as Inspector of Finances following the completion of his studies at ENA in 1988, Nicolas Dufourcq became, in 1992, the Deputy Chief of Staff for René Teulade, who was the Minister of Social Affairs for the government of Pierre Bérégovoy.
Two years later he joined the group France Télécom as a special advisor to the Managing Director, and then as advisor to President Michel Bon. Until 2002, he occupied different strategic positions within the enterprise. Some of his most notable achievements were his creation of the multimedia division and, between 2000 and 2002, his leading of Wanadoo, a subsidiary of the group dedicated to the internet and the yellow pages.
Nicolas Dufourcq continued his career in the new technologies sector when he joined Capgemini in 2003. He was named Executive Vice President of Finance in 2004 after having successfully occupied the posts of Director of the European Sector and Director of Finances. He currently serves on the executive committee.
Since January of 2013, Nicolas Dufourcq has been the Managing Director of Bpifrance ; the public investment bank.
Nicolas Dufourcq is passionate about electronic music, which he currently listens to. He is a member of the jury for the Qwartz Electronic Music Awards. Dufourcq is also the author of “L’Argent du Cœur, Hermann edition, which was published in 1996. In 2012 he completed a one month trek in the Himalayas. In 2007, he received the award of “Financial Director of the Year” as recognition for his work for the recovery of the Capgemini Group.