Laure Mandeville

Laure Mandeville has been a senior reporter at Le Figaro for 31 years. She was the Washington bureau chief of Le Figaro from December 2008 to August 2016. Laure Mandeville joined the foreign service of Le Figaro in 1989 to cover the end of communism. She covered the post-Soviet world for 20 years. She was […]


Augustin de Romanet is a French political advisor and business executive, CEO of Groupe ADP since November 2012. He served as the chairman of the Caisse des dépôts et consignations from 2007 to 2012, and held many government positions between 1986 and 2006. ​


Pierre d’Harcourt, 61, started to work at the French Ministry of Finance. He then worked in the investment banking industry and in the meantime acted as business angel. Since 2010 he managed various business in Europe and the Pacific, mostly in the food and beverage industry.He is also chairman of Group Sud-Ouest, one of the […]


  John Rossant is the Founder and Chairman of the New Cities Foundation (, a major global non-profit network devoted to improving the quality of life and work in 21st century cities. Founded in 2010, the New Cities Foundation brings together private sector and public sector leaders, the research community and other non-profits and NGOs […]


Pascal Beucler is a seasoned expert in Reputation Management & Corporate Communications, Digital Marketing, Branding and Semiotics. As an international consultant, he works for various firms and organisations on dedicated projects. For more than 30 years, he led various Publicis Groupe’s agencies and global networks in all the fields of communications. An Associate Professor at […]

Blandine MULLIEZ

For nearly 15 years, Blandine Mulliez has been working for the entrepreneurial cause. Her commitment to both entrepreneurship and philanthropy is based on a strong conviction, the need to accompany people to undertake their life, in order to make them actors of their future. Convinced of the need to cheer all entrepreneurship support initiatives, she […]

Jean Guillaume DE TOQUEVILLE

Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville is a lawyer and a partner in the Paris office of Jones Day, after having spent a number of years with Paris based firm Gide. He studied political sciences and law in Paris and in the United States and is admitted to the Paris and New York bars. Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville specializes […]