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A specialist in corporate finance, Thierry Dujardin is a graduate of ESC LILLE (now SKEMA Business School).
In 2018, he was appointed Managing Director of Groupe IRD.



He joined Groupe IRD in 2007 after 20 years with OSEO (formerly BDPME and CEPME), where he held a number of positions: Director of Management Control, Director of Operators, Director of the North West Network, Chief Financial Officer. Thierry Dujardin was also a technical advisor to François Patriat, the French Minister of State for SMEs, Trade, Crafts and Consumer Affairs, in 2001.

In addition to his work for the IRD Group, Thierry Dujardin holds the positions of :
– Managing Director of Entreprises et Cités (since 2020)
– Chairman of Nord France Amorçage (since 2016), a seed capital company created and financed by the Hauts-de-France Region.
– Chairman of the new Ambition Hauts-de-France (since 2023), a tool for preventing the opening of legal proceedings against failing company directors.