All the Agency’s experts are active professionals.
Their expertise and experience is widely acknowledged in each of their sectors: complex negotiation, mental preparation, stress management, change management, leadership, crisis communication, collective agility, cyber-security…
They have gained their expertise directly on the field and not through theory alone.
Throughout her international career, Alexandra Hoffmann became a skilled expert in the fields of safety and crisis management. She currently assists teams in expanding the global resiliency program while acting as Resiliency Director for Philip’s Lighting.
Aude Pichaud is a seasoned negotiator, specialized in supplier/distributor relations. She deals with both national and international agreements. She enjoys transmitting her knowledge to as many people as possible and is also a referenced tutor for recruits who are joining the ranks of the negotiator’s profession.
After graduating from the Ecole Nationale des Sous-Officiers d’Active de l’Armée de Terre (National School for Active Non-Commissioned Officers of the Land Force), Denis worked in several different positions for the National Police. As a professional fighter he is specialized in combat sports, martial arts and self-defence. He received both federal and state diplomas for […]
As a former member of the special forces, Dimitri Linardos has carried out hundreds of secret high-risk operations for the French government. He speaks seven languages and is the author of the publication Business in a hostile environment. He works with businesses in the field of securing property and persons, overseas traveller safety and crisis […]
Dominique Tillant is a doctor of medicine. For over 20 years, he worked as a doctor for the RAID. He also spent his professional career in various humanitarian missions in war zones or as medical director in Pacific Asia for an international assistance company. He has acquired great acuity on the field in the subjects […]
After a career as a reporter, Fanny Auverny-Bennetot worked in the political world (the Prime Minister’s cabinet, regional prefect) before moving towards the multinational Walt Disney Company where she became head of press relations and digital content, and then moved onto head of communications for an international campaign for the Onusienne agency. She works as […]
François Duforez is a sports and sleep doctor. The former director of the Parisian Hospital Clinic, he has been an affiliated practitioner with the European Centre for Epidemiology for sleep disorders and surveillance at the Hôtel Dieu in Paris. He works with businesses and government organisations on the subjects of performance, sleep and transferring experience […]
With 31 years solid experience in the RAID and the GIPN in operational positions and management, François Elbahri gives inspiring conferences in the field of management, leadership, team cohesion and confidence to businesses of any size.
After studying at Harvard Business School, George conducted merger and acquisition operations for start-ups in Silicon Valley, Israel and China. He uses his expertise in negotiation from his experience in complex environments in the investment, transaction and leadership sector in aid of organisations.
A former captain of the Parisian fire brigade, Hervé Caresse is specialized in crisis management and communication. He is a professional in operational management for risks and delicate situations, patented by the Ecole de guerre (2003). Today, he works with businesses and organizations in the fields of prevention and managing risks or in crisis management […]
After a military career as Captain of the Cavalry, where he carried out numerous missions (Afghanistan, Lebanon…) Hubert Desroche moved towards working in private companies, anywhere from multinationals to start-ups. With such an unusual career history his managerial experience is tripled.
After beginning his career as an anaesthesiologist-intensive care doctor, Jean Zetlaoui moved towards a different sphere of work where his medical experience allowed him to really change paradigms. Throughout his career he carried out supervisory positions and has continued a permanent dialogue between the medical world and corollary activities within food processing and pharmaceutical industries.
After graduating from the Ecole Nationale de Police (the National School for Police Officers), Jean-Louis Calmon became the head of an operational unit in the Police Force. He has solid experience, both in France and overseas, mainly in securing diplomatic sites. He works with businesses in the fields of crises management, stress management and overseas […]
Jonathan Guillon began his career in Commando Jaubert’s National Marines, a unit of the Special Forces. He took part in several external operations and developed solid expertise in the field of survival in a hostile environment, physical and mental preparation as well as “Warrior” techniques. He works with companies on the subjects of surpassing oneself, […]
During her career at the heart of some of the largest industrial groups (Unilever, Kellogg’s and Danone), Julie Duret manoeuvred in the professions of sales and management in the stimulating world of large French retailers. She has enormous expertise on the sales domain and on sales’ methods and techniques as well as in managing commercial […]
During his 30-year career, Kirk has been exposed to over 200 incidents involving hostage-taking and crisis management. Specialised in conflict resolution and influence, Kirk has taught negotiation since 2011 and works all over the world as an instructor and lecturer with businesses and government organisations.
After finishing his MBA in Finance at the Simon School at the University of Rochester, Larry conducted important transformation projects for global companies which helped them redefine their competitive strategies, their tactical methods as well as their product strategy and organization, technology and procedures. Today he works with businesses on the subjects of transformation and […]
Trained in journalist techniques at the CFJ in Paris, Laurent Vibert is reputed to be one of the leading French experts in sensitive communication strategies and media training. He assists and trains managers in interpersonal and operational communication. He teaches in several communication and advertising schools: Science Po Paris, journalism, CELSA la Sorbonne, ISCOM Paris…
Lousin Mehrabi is a skilled negotiator, specialized in financial and commercial negotiations. As a strategic and sales manager, she has manoeuvred in the world of finance: Citigroup, Commerzbank and NYSE-Euronext. She has four different nationalities and speaks five languages fluently and trains companies in complex negotiation, emotional intelligence and leadership.
Malick Baulet is a crisis negotiator with the Swiss Police. After graduating from Scotland Yard in anti-terrorist negotiations, he worked on behalf of Europol and shares his expertise on kidnappings and extortion with government and non-government organisations.
Marwan Mery is a professional negotiator who works with businesses, government organization and NGOs to resolve complex situations: critical cases, social conflict, commercial negotiations, diplomatic relations or physician/patient relations (where for example a patient refuses to comply with their treatment). In 2013, he founded ADN, the Negotiator’s Agency, the first global network of professional negotiators […]
After graduating from the Polytechnic School, Nicolas Fournier held a position in general management, for 20 years, in the Lafarge group in Asia, Central Europe and England. He carried out these functions in a complex environment, under much pressure, which has allowed him to acquire solid knowledge on the mechanics of international negotiation and cross-cultural […]
A former Officer of the Judiciary Police and a former intelligence officer, Olivier held several positions for the Department of Homeland Security in the fields of Cyber-Defence and Digital Security. He currently works with businesses on the subjects of cyber-security, risk analysis and cyber-threats.
Captain of general staff planning and operational commitment for the European Union’s operations in the Central African Republic (EUFOR RCA) and an expert in inspection for the Land Force, Philippe Ponties works in the fields of inter-generational and intercultural team management as well as in leadership.
Silvia Bravard-Meunier is a professional negotiator. She carried out many high-pressured negotiations during her professional career in one of the largest French factories. Specialised in high-pressured negotiation and contentious interpersonal negotiation, she works with businesses on their commercial and social negotiations.
After graduating from the Polytechnic School of mines in Paris, Simon Martenot became the HR Manager of a large multinational corporation. He has strong experience in conflictual social relations, negotiates daily and assists businesses of any size in conflict management and in their social negotiations.
As a former airline pilot, Simon manoeuvres easily in complex environments. He currently works with organisations and trains leaders in the subjects of security and cyber-security. His international experience has given him great expertise on multicultural questions, management and collective performance.
After graduating from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Officiers de Police (National School for Police Officers), Stephane Charlot held several positions within the National Police force, the RAID and the antiterrorist section of the Intelligence services. He works with businesses and government organisations of the subjects of mental preparation, stress management, emotional intelligence and collective […]
The former head of the Home Office, deputy director of the Budget Ministry and the government’s spokesperson, Stéphane Juvigny assists businesses of any size with their public life: public affairs, public relations and crisis communication.
As an airline pilot for prestigious companies (Air France, Transavia, Brit Air), Stéphane Savouret developed solid expertise in the fields of management and leadership, as a pilot, captain, instructor, supervisor and manager. He works on the subjects of leadership, management and emotional intelligence.
As a graduate from HEC Geneva, with an HRM in Behavioural Science and Industrial Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, as well as a certified CIPD along with other psychometric tools, Stéphanie Affentranger Kveton is an expert in organizational development, behaviouralism and change management.
A doctor in physiology and the director of a clinic, Thibaut Guiraud is a specialist in physical exercise, recovery techniques and nutrition. He is the author of fifty scientific publications in international journals. Using his knowledge of high-level sports and preventative medicine he assists organisations in maintaining performance in a lasting manner and with stress […]
Throughout his career at Deloitte, one of the four most important auditing firms and global consultants, Yves Jarlaud has been Associate consultant in the firm for over ten years and carries out numerous strategic projects and manages complex transformations for large companies in the pharmaceutical and biotechnical sectors.