Jean-Paul Bernardini CEO

NiXEN member since: 2004

After starting his career in a consultant cabinet, and then with a leading French bank, Jean-Paul moved to the venture capital sector in 1989 where he developed specialist knowledge of the IT and services sectors. In 2004, he joined N.I Partners, later to become NiXEN, assuming the position of CEO since 2005.


Jean-Paul has been involved in developing and promoting the profession of capital investor, playing an important role in AFIC, now France Invest, where he chaired the Development Capital Commission from 2008 to 2009, and was Vice-President on the non-profit organization’s Board from 2009 to 2010.


Since 2008, he has been actively involved in the non-profit organization Entrepreneurs du Monde as a member of the Board.


Spoken languages: French, English

Prior experience:

Andersen Consulting

BNP Paribas

PAI Partners


ESSEC (1983)

Law degree, Paris Sorbonne (1985)


France Invest

Entrepreneurs du Monde