Dr. Isabelle Canu
Isabelle is Managing Director and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer of Brightpoint Group. As former Managing Director of coparion Management GmbH, she has implemented on behalf of coparion’s public LPs the highest level of governance and compliance required in managing venture capital funds. She has a profound expertise in the field of start-ups, entrepreneurship, SME-financing and venture capital. She loves bringing the threads together in complex tasks and finding creative and pragmatic solutions with all stakeholders, which is crucial for a living compliance and sustainability culture. Isabelle has studied International Relations at Sciences Po in Paris and Florence and received her Ph.D. from the LMU in Munich. In all her previous positions, she was always at the interface between business, finance, law and politics: e.g. at LEK Consulting, technologie-beteiligungs-gesellschaft, at the Federal Chancellery, KfW and coparion.