Graduate, Essec, France; MBA and John Boyer Scholar, Wharton School. Formerly: with Cogema, Gabon; Credit Analyst and Loan Officer, First National Bank of Boston. Since 2006, with Bain & Company in various roles including: Regional Managing Director, EMEA; Office Head, France; currently, Chairman, France. Has led assignments across industries and capabilities including consumer goods, retail, industrial services and transportation, M&A, corporate strategy, growth strategies and cost reduction. Also active in private equity in France, working with investment funds on idea generation, strategic due diligence and portfolio company improvement.