Born on 17 March 1978 in Caen, Boris Lefebvre is the second child of a father who taught physical education before starting his own business and a teacher mother.
After intensive studies and internships in France and abroad, he now works for one of the world’s leading financial intermediary firms in the City of London. He is also actively involved in community work and helps organise local elections for French citizens living in the United Kingdom.
Boris Lefebvre: Education
From an early age, Boris Lefebvre took drawing and painting classes at an art studio in Normandy. He is also a sports enthusiast, with a particular passion for tennis.
After passing his baccalaureate exams in economics and social sciences, he began preparatory classes for business school entrance exams at Charles de Gaulle high school in Caen in 1996. He was accepted at Rouen Business School (now NEOMA) in 1998.
He gained varied experience through internships in marketing, sales and finance, enabling him to perfect his English, develop his career objectives and learn sales techniques. He graduated in 2002 after a year as an exchange student in Montreal, followed by an internship in London. After his graduation, he settled in London and has been working in the City for 14 years.
Boris Lefebvre : Career
Once he had graduated, Boris Lefebvre decided to settle in London, the nerve centre of the European economy since 2001. He found his first job in an investment bank in the City.
Head-hunted by a leading American financial intermediation group in 2003, he is now a partner in the firm, one of the world’s top companies in the sector.
Boris Lefebvre: At the heart of local politics abroad
Between 2007 and 2012, Boris Lefebvre often attended meetings and debates organised by the UMP’s London delegation. The catastrophic economic and social situation in France in 2014 encouraged him to become an active member of the UMP delegation in Great Britain.
At the same time, he formed close ties with influential members of the UK parliament. In 2015, he organised a conference on Brexit with Les Républicains and the British Conservative party.
He is a member of the party teams in charge of the 2017 French presidential and legislative elections in Britain. He is also a member of the political bureau responsible for the presidential election campaign strategy aimed at French citizens living in the UK.