After a first experience in Merrill Lynch investing banking division in London, Florent joined the French civil service. He held various position related to European affairs and was in charge in particular of French positions regarding the Euro debt crisis, fiscal policy and financial regulation. Florent also worked for the French Treasury in China, first as financial counsellor, and later as Head of Business France Investments and counsellor for international investments. In this position, he covered more than 120 Chinese investments in France, including BYD, Wanda, Chemchina and Fosun
Florent Mangin graduated from HEC, Sciences Po Paris and ENA in France. He also has master degree in law from and a bachelor degree in philosophy from Sorbonne University.