Jean-Michel Petit

Jean-Michel heads the venture capital practice of IRDI Gestion where he manages the seed fund IRDInov investing in start-ups located in the South-West of France.  He serves on the boards of several portfolio companies such as Gamamabs, Fineheart, EnobraQ, Telecom Design, Ademtech and LDL Technology.  Before joining IRDI Gestion, he spent 4 years with CDP capital’s Life Science venture capital team based first in Montreal and then in Paris.  In this position, he made a range of international investments mostly in the US.  Before joining CDP capital, he worked for a regional fund based in Montreal.

Jean-Michel graduated from Chimie ParisTech and holds and MSc degree from Montreal university and MBA from McGill.