Nadia Bouzigues spent the first part of her career as a senior state official involved in all aspects of government-industry relations. She served on the Interministerial Committee on Industrial Restructuring, sat on the board of state-owned enterprises and was a cabinet member for the French Minister of Industry.
She then moved to the private sector, bringing her wide and recognized expertise to several industry flagships in the fields of advanced materials (Saint-Gobain) and aeronautics and defence (M&A director at Zodiac Aerospace and EMEA general manager at Safran Aerosystems Service Europe). Nadia also has an experience in investment banking as Director at Rothschild & Co.
Since the end of 2020, Nadia Bouzigues was the head of the French Ministry of Health’s Testing and Tracing Task Force on Covid-19.
« Harnessing the power of technologies to face pressing global challenges has never been more crucial. Jolt Capital acts as a traiblazer to develop those future European-based deeptech leaders. I’m delighted to have a chance to join Jolt’s team of partners and to bring to the table my knowledge of complex industry management and corporate development » said Nadia Bouzigues.
« Nadia will bring Jolt Capital her vast experience in industrial transformation and state-industry relations. Her background and knowledge in several science-based technologies and markets is undeniably another asset for us. She comes aboard at a period of strong momentum for Jolt, with our fourth growth fund starting to be deployed and the growing platformisation of our activities. We are currently reinforcing several functions of our firm and I’m sure she will be a great addition to our team of partners » commented Jean Schmitt, Managing Partner at Jolt Capital.
Nadia Bouzigues is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and was a visiting researcher at MIT in quantum physics. She holds an “agrégation” in physics and is an engineer of Corps des Mines.