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Thomas De Bourayne

President & CEO at credit.fr


A graduate of Ecole Superieure de Commerce, Thomas de Bourayne has over 20 years of experience in the field of consumer credit. He began his career at Universal Credit as branch manager in 1990 before joining Cofidis. In 1998 he became Managing Director of Banco Cofidis Argentina.

He was appointed Managing Director of the Portuguese subsidiary in 2003. Under his leadership the firm became the leading provider of consumer credit in Portugal and the largest foreign subsidiary of Cofidis International.

In 2007, Thomas was appointed Managing Director of Cofidis France and member of the group’s Executive Committee, a position he held until 2010

 He joined the credit scoring specialist EXPERIAN in May 2011, and was appointed Market President of Experian France Belgium in November.

Thomas  founded  the crowdlending platform for SME’s  Credit.fr in September 2014,and raised 3M € from Truffle Capital in December and an additional 0,9 million € from Geoffroy Roux de Bezieux, a prominent French entrepreneur.

In June 2017 credit.fr has been bought by TIKEHAU Capital  for 12M€. At end of October credit.fr has financed 265 companies for  total amount of 17,5M€ with a large community of 14500 lenders ( Individuals/Corporate and Institutionals)

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