Eric Picarle

Eric Picarle


Executive summary


Eric is a Certified Auditor and Chartered accountant (French CPA). He has over 15 years of auditing and accounting experience, serving both large international groups, listed or not and privately-held small and medium size organizations.

He has expertise on a wide range of financial, accounting and auditing issues with companies engaged in manufacturing, distribution, professional services and retailing.

Eric as also experience with business’ valuation and with internal control implementation and financial controls required by Sarbanes-Oxley

Eric has developed a strong expertise in life science sector with clients such as Echosens, Cook, Sun Pharma, Vemedia, Nordic Pharma and Sigvaris.

After EY and 4 years as deputy managing partner of an independent firm, Eric Joined BDO in 2007.

For BDO in France, Eric is the co-ILP for audit (international Liaison Partner) and co-director of the risk management team.



Eric is master of conference and lecturer at SciencesPo – Paris ; Member of the Franco-British chamber of commerce and industry and former mentor for the Grands prix de la Ville de Paris.

Eric is very involved with funding issues for start-ups and SME’s. He has created the First French MOOC dedicated to funding and has written several books dedicated to entrepreneurs.



Member of different professional commissions within French regulators such as :

• The CNCC (French National Institute of Statutory Auditors) such as prevention of money laundering

•The CSOEC (French National Institute of Chartered accountant)