Senior Advisor

Philippe BONNAVE - Financière de Courcelles

Philippe BONNAVE

Philippe Bonnave was CEO of Bouygues Construction between 2015 and 2021. He was Deputy Managing Director of the same entity between 2010 and 2015 and has also chaired Bouygues Travaux Publics since June 2010. Philippe Bonnave joined Bouygues Construction in 1988 and has managed subsidiaries in France and Europe since then before taking over the management of Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe in 2003.

Philippe graduated from the École Centrale de Lille.

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Didier Quillot - Financière de Courcelles


After studying engineering at the INSA Toulouse, Didier Quillot began his career at Thomson-TSF and Tonna Electronique, then France Telecom, where he became CEO in 2001. In 2006, Didier Quillot was appointed Chairman of Lagardère Active. In 2011, he joined the supervisory board of the investment fund 21 Partners founded by Alessandro Benetton and became Chairman of Coyote System.

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Dominique GUERIT

Dominique joined FDC in 2020 after a 40 years career in the industrial insurance. He fulfills management responsibilities for 10 years in France then another 10 years in the London Market as an executive for a British company and gets back to France to set up from scratch and run for 20 years a German insurer’s local operation.

Dominique intends to bring his expertise and knowledge of the brokers market to contribute to FDC's development in this area.

Dominique graduated from Ecole Centrale de Lille as a chartered engineer.

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Before joining FDC in 2020, Bruno spent 35 years serving industry, including around 20 managing SME.

First exercising various functions within large groups such as Safran and Valeo, he chose the SME by first developing a medical company, before embarking on the entrepreneurial adventure in 2003, with the acquisition of an aeronautical subcontracting company.

After 15 years of development and transformation, he chose to back it up with an important industrial group. With 25 years of experience in the service of aeronautics, based in the South West of France, he intends to participate with FDC in the consolidation of the sector.

Bruno is an Engineer graduated from Les Arts & Métiers (Icam Lille).

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Philippe BENSUSSAN – Senior Advisor


Philippe joined FDC end of 2019 as senior advisor. Since beginning of 2018, Philippe has also been advising Investment firms and CEO’s, as consultant or independent board member. He brings to the table his strong experience in hi-tech industry, with a focus on Electronics, Optronics, Defense, Space and Aeronautics. He was previously for 19 years Chairman and CEO of Lynred, a French IR detector manufacturer, which he led the transformation from a SME to a world-leader Mid-Cap company, with sales having been increased 12-fold and with a strong profitability and successful markets – products – technologies diversifications. Armament engineer, he had hold in the previous 19 years diverse positions within the French MOD, the last one as program manager of Earth-observation Helios satellites program.

Philippe graduated from Ecole Polytechnique. He also holds a PhD from MIT in Material Sciences, one from université Paris – Orsay in Physics and an Executive-MBA from HEC.

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