Thomas Ferré

“No impact without money. No purpose for money without impact.”

Main area of expertise: GTM & Customer acquisition strategies, growth strategies, finance & fundraising

Thomas is a French national part of the EIB’s European Innovation Council Equity Fund where he invests across Europe and sectors directly into highly innovative technology startups that will shape the future of Europe. For over 16 years, Thomas has been working on growth strategies as an investor and as an advisor, and has been mentoring and helping accelerating start-ups for over 10 years. Before joining the EIB group in 2018, he ultimately led a $100m impact private equity fund, investing and managing companies on four continents. Thomas also founded an award-winning circular economy start-up in New York, and was a founding investor in the world’s largest rooftop farm.