55 years old, founded Balzac REIM in 2007 and principal shareholder. Responsible for business development, new clients and Investment Management. He has 30 years experience in the commercial property market in France.
Previously, François was Managing Director of First Paris Properties. Under his stewardship the company raised a fund dedicated to Paris offices and advised a number of non-French institutional and private investors on real estate investment in France. He started his career at London and Edinburg Trust Plc where he was developement exective in their Paris office. François has British and Mauritian nationality. He holds an Honours degree in Business Law from The City of London Polytechnic, he is a member of the Royal Instituition of Chartered Surveyors.