Country Advisor – France
Sandrine is an Associate Partner at IMPROVED.
Sandrine is a regional advisor, providing counsel to IMPROVED’s clients and partners on transactional activity in France.
Sandrine has over 25 years of experience in the finance industry with a particular focus on technology. She has an extensive network across France having started her professional career with Arthur Anderson in Paris as a Financial Auditor in 1995. Following her time there, Sandrine became a Management Consultant at Oracle before moving to IBM France to assume a similar role. Sandrine moved from her Management Consultant role to work in IBM France’s Corporate Development division.
In 2007, Sandrine joined Drake Star Partners as a Director and was promoted to Principal of the firm in 2012. In 2018, she opened her own corporate finance boutique, Jama Finance. Between her time at Jama Finance and Drake Star Partners, Sandrine has led over 30 transactions, both M&A and private placements, for European tech companies.
Sandrine graduated from EDHEC Business School and is an INSEAD MBA alumna. She is also the Co-Founder of Bonpied SAS, a social enterprise aimed at helping homeless people by providing them with socks.