Jean-Jacques Augier has served as CGE Finance director then Managing director of Taxis G7 and of the ADA group. He then acquired Éditions Balland and P.O.L. From 2001 to 2010 he lived in China, where he created a network of bookshops and food-related businesses. In early 2013 he took over the magazine Têtu.
Roger Bertozzi has more than 25 years of experience in European Affairs. He has advised governments and companies of member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on free-trade agreements and at the World Trade Organization (WTO). His activities have covered the fields of defence and security, trade diplomacy, energy and climate, industry, research, euro-arab relations and mediterranean policy, intercultural cooperation.
In 2012, Eric Besson (a graduate of the Sciences Po French university) advises companies regarding their international development. He has spent a large part of his career in politics, for example as the Député for the Drôme department and the National Secretary on the Economy in the PS (Socialist Party). He then held the positions of Secretary of State for Forecasting and Evaluation of Public Policies under Prime Minister Fillon, then Minister for Immigration and Integration, and finally Minister for Industry, Energy and the Digital Economy.
Daniel Canepa (ENA, Ecole Nationale des Impôts) was Prefet of the Ile- de-France region (2008), with responsibility for the Grand Paris reform. For several years he has been chair of the Prefectural Body and Senior Civil Servants Association at the Ministry of the Interior.
Antonio Fournier Condé (ESCP, master in economy and marketing from Ottawa University) is responsible for the Spanish office of the ESL & Network group. He is also the founder-president of Intelcorp AFCI based in Madrid and vice-president of the leading Spanish and Latin American public relations agency, LLorente & Cuenca.
After studies in France (HEC) and the U.S.A. (Stanford and Harvard), Conrad Eckenschwiller developed an industrial career in different fields (chemicals , packaging , pharmaceuticals , textile) in different countries. He is now an independent international consultant, particularly involved in central and eastern Europe. From 2003 to 2013, he managed the Global Compact Network in France under the chairmanship of Gerard Mestrallet, president of GDF Suez.
Alain Juillet (Stanford, IHEDN) was a senior economic intelligence official for the Prime Minister from 2003 to 2009. Before that, he directed the reorganisation of several major corporations (Ricard, Suchard-Tobler, Union Laitière Normande, Marks & Spencer France). He then joined the legal firm Orrick, Rambaud, Martel.
William Korbatly is a lawyer since 2002. He began his career in Lebanon before joining the Bar of Quebec in Canada where he now runs his own firm Korbatly Avocats LLP. Among his international activities, Me Korbatly represented Lebanon in 2008 and 2009 in Sweden and Jordan in a training seminar about Transboundary Water Management-TWM. Through his network, Me Korbatly provides services in lobbying and strategic policy advice in front of all governmental levels federal, provincial and municipal.
Jean-Pierre Philippe (IEP, ENA, Doctor of Economics) was EADS’ secretary general of strategy and international development (2007). Previously, he managed the cabinet of the President of the National Assembly (1987-1990), and then served as France’s deputy permanent representative to GATT in Geneva (1992-1995) and cabinet director for the Secretary of State for Foreign Trade.
Philippe Roger (X, IHEDN) directed international relations for the DGA, with responsibility for export. He served in the cabinet of the Director General for Armament, then created the “strategy” department of the Naval Construction Division and managed the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine programme. From 2002 to 2008, he worked at Thales and then at Sofresa.
Henri Thomé joined the ministry of equipment before founding one of the first companies to specialise in renewable energies (1981). He joined the Bouygues group (1986) and manages the group's office in Brussels. He created and directs the Bouygues branch in Brussels. He sits on the board of directors of Confrontations Europe and of the Vienna Economic Forum.