Laurent Poiron is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en Informatique et Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble (ENSIMAG - French National School of Engineering in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics in the city of Grenoble) and holds a Specialized Master's Degree in International Finance from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC - French School of Business Administration).
After starting his career in Germany with Société Générale, he joined BNP Paribas, where he held several positions, mainly in the international arena (England, Western Europe, Central Europe, Russia, India), notably as managing director or country or regional manager.
Laurent Poiron's area of expertise, in addition to investment banking, covers more broadly the financial services sector.
In 2021, he co-founded Alpes Premium, a company offering luxury concierge services in the French Alps.
As of September 1, 2022, Laurent Poiron is appointed Director of RCI Banque and chairman of its Nomination and Compensation Committees.