Philippe BENSUSSAN – Senior Advisor


Senior Advisor

Philippe joined Financière de Courcelles at the end of 2019 as a senior advisor. Since the start of 2018, Philippe has advised investment funds and business leaders, as a consultant or independent director. He brings his extensive experience in hi-tech industries, with a particular focus in the fields of electronics, optronics, defense, space and aeronautics. He previously managed for 19 years until 2018 the company Lynred, a French manufacturer of IR detectors, where he led the transformation of an SME into a world leader in its specialty, with a turnover multiplied by 12 with strong profitability and successful market – product – technology diversification. An armaments engineer, over the previous 19 years he had held various positions within the Directorate-General for Armaments, the last of which was Director of Helios Earth Observation Satellite Programs. Philippe graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, Doctor of State-es-Sciences Physiques from Paris – Orsay University, PhD from MIT in Materials Science and holds an Executive-MBA from HEC.

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