Thomas Chambolle began his career at BNP Paribas, before occupying various positions in the finance department of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group.
In 2008, he took up a function working for the French President, then, as deputy mediator alongside René Ricol, he conducted bank negotiations for around a hundred companies struck by the financial crisis. He's also responsible for relations with private equity and, with the Strategic Investment Fund, helped create the FCDE private equity fund to strengthen the equity of companies making use of the national Credit Mediator.
He restructured and refinanced the lifestyle and clothing group Quiksilver, renamed Boardriders, and became its CFO, then President Europe for the group.
As a partner at Ricol Lasteyrie, Thomas Chambolle has carried out numerous financial restructuring and strategic advice missions with major corporations.
Civil Engineering degree from the Ecole des Mines in Saint Etienne, graduate of the French Institute of Petroleum.