Who is Boris Lefebvre?
Boris Lefebvre was born on 17 March 1978 in Caen. His father was a physical education teacher turned coach and his mother was a teacher. He has two sisters – Sonia, born in 1975, and Olivia, born in 1984. He works in financial services in London and is a member of the British delegation of Les Républicains.
Education and career
In 1996, Boris Lefebvre began preparatory classes for business school entrance exams at Charles de Gaulle high school in Caen. Two years later, he took up a place at Rouen Business School (now NEOMA) to study financial markets, management, financial control and business law.
His first end-of-year internship in retail taught him to never take “no” for an answer.
During his placement year, he explored the finance and banking sector at an investment bank, working both in Paris and abroad
His third year was spent in Montreal, a charming city that inspired him to live abroad after his studies.
After a final three-month internship in a financial firm in London, he graduated in 2002. Boris Lefebvre decided to settle in the city and began his first job.
Since 2003, he has been working for an American brokerage firm, one of the world’s leading financial intermediary groups. He still lives in the City of London.
Local political action for French citizens living in the United Kingdom
As a student, Boris Lefebvre attended meetings held by the RPR’s youth movement. Between 2006 and 2012, he occasionally attended meetings organised by the British section of the UMP party.
In 2014, he joined the British delegation of the UMP, where he is now in charge of external relations.
He is friendly with British members of parliament and, in 2015, organised a joint conference on Brexit with the UMP and the Conservative party at Westminster.
In 2016, he worked to raise awareness among French voters based in Great Britain during the centre-right’s primary elections. He is actively involved in the 2017 presidential and legislative election campaigns for French people in the UK.
Boris Lefebvre is co-founder of the charity Progressive Initiative, which helps struggling students finance their postgraduate studies.