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Edouard Bloch-Escoffier



Edouard primarily deals with sovereign advisory mandates. He previously spent 11 years on a variety of private and public finance issues as a strategy consultant and a civil servant in the French Prime Minister Office and the Ministry of Finance.


Edouard joined SouthBridge in April 2020.

Prior to joining SouthBridge, Edouard spent 11 years on a variety of private and public management issues such as fiscal policy, investment in innovation and infrastructure and M&A.

From 2015 to 2018, Edouard was the Strategy and Finance Director of a €104B sovereign fund dedicated to innovation to foster French potential growth, with transactions in industry, renewable energy, digital, education & research.

He served before for 3.5 years at the Budget Directory of the French Ministry of Finance. He dealt successively with multi-year budgeting, evaluation of significant infrastructure projects or aid to firm budgeting. He took part in the definition of new regulations about corporate taxes and PPPs.

As a Strategy Consultant, he advised clients in Public, Transportation and Financial sectors.

Since 2012, Edouard has been a Sessional Lecturer in Public Finances at SciencesPo Paris. He graduated from ESCP Business School and holds two bachelor degrees in Arts from the Universities of Paris-Sorbonne and Lyon. Edouard is a fluent English and native French speaker.


  • Master’s degree in Management, Grande Ecole program
    ESCP Business School, Paris
  • Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy
    University of Paris-Sorbonne
  • Bachelor’s degree in History
    University of Lyon


  • Fiscal policy
  • Public investment
  • Public-private partnership (PPP)
  • Fund structuring
  • Mergers & Acquisitions