With a degree in finance of the Paris Dauphine University, Xavier started his career at PwC. He joined Duke Street, a private equity firm investing in SMEs, as an Investment Director between 2004 and 2013. From 2013 to 2022, Xavier was the CFO of Flowbird, the World leader in payment solutions for on-street parking and mass-transit ticketing solutions. Under the ownership of Astorg Partners he contributed to strengthening this worldwide position through cross-border M&A transactions. Xavier joined Smart4 Engineering in September 2022 as group CFO.