Consultants & experts

  • Jean-Luc

    ARCHAMBAULT

    Founder and President of Lysios

    Jean-Luc Archambault graduated from the prestigious Corps des Mines. He was in charge of Industry and Environment policies at the French General Secretary for European Affairs. He then worked for the Ministry of Industry and was in charge of the telecom sector.

    Jean-Luc was an advisor to two former Ministers for Industry (Gérard Longuet and Franck Borotra) and Director for Information Technologies at the Directorate-General for Industry. Subsequently, he chose to work in the private sector, first as an associate to the BNP’s Private Equity team, then as Director of External Relations and Strategy for SFR.

    Jean-Luc founded Lysios in 2003. Besides managing the team, he also enables the firm’s clients to benefit from his experience in Senior Civil Service, his expertise in digital technology and industry, and his knowledge of competition-related issues.

    Jean-Luc Archambault is a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm). He obtained the “Agrégation” in Mathematics and graduated from the Engineering School Télécom Paris.

    areas of expertise: environment, digital economy, competition, industry, broadcasting and media, telecoms, European policies and programmes

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  • Pierre

    BOUCHACOURT

    Partner

    Pierre Bouchacourt worked in Parliament for several years, in particular as Parliamentary Assistant to Dominique Strauss Kahn, MP and former Economy and Finance Minister. He was also a member of Dominique Strauss Kahn’s campaign staff during the Socialist Party’s presidential primaries in 2006.

    Pierre then worked for François Pupponi, MP and mayor of Sarcelles. In 2008, after being elected as a member of the Municipal Council of Cergy (2001-2008), he became Chief of Staff of the Cergy-Pontoise city and deputy-mayor of Cergy in charge of security and prevention. He played a part in defining the territorial mapping strategy for the Greater Paris project.

    Pierre joined the private sector in 2012 as Manager of External Relations for a real estate group.

    He was born in 1968 and he holds a degree in Modern History.

    areas of expertise: parliament and regional/local authorities, zoning laws, housing, trade and distribution issues, security issues, health industry, social economy

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  • Jean-Philippe

    DANIEL

    Partner

    Jean-Philippe Daniel worked as a political advisor for several local governments, two Government Ministries and the French National Assembly before becoming a consultant in public affairs.

    Jean-Philippe Daniel was a staff member for Alain Richard, Ministry of Defence, and a Parliamentary Assistant to Daniel Vachez, MP for Seine-et-Marne. He acquired experience in local governments, working with several socialist mayors as Chief of Staff; he also advised the Chairman of the Conseil Général (territorial council) of Seine-Maritime (Normandy). He subsequently served as Chief of Staff of Martin Hirsch, who was High Commissioner for Active Solidarity against Poverty and for Youth.

    Before he joined Lysios in 2012, Jean-Philippe was Consulting Manager at Vae Solis Corporate.

    Jean-Philippe Daniel was born in 1977. He holds a Master’s degree in Modern History (Paris-IV), a Certificate of General International Studies (CEIG) and a Certificate of International Legal Studies (CEJI-Institute of Higher International Studies-Paris-II), together with a post-graduate degree (DEA) in International Relations (Paris-I). Jean-Philippe was an auditor of the Higher National Defence Studies Institute (2000); he is also an associate researcher at the Institute of International and Strategic Relations (IRIS) and a lecturer at Sciences-Po (IEP Paris).

    areas of expertise: transport, manufacturing industry, tourism, cultural industries, politics and parliamentary issues, international affairs

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  • Alban

    de LOUVENCOURT

    Partner

    Alban de Louvencourt began his career as Business Development Manager for a software publisher on the Internet (Critical Path). He was then General Representative for the business lobbying association ETHIC and joined Lysios in 2005.

    In addition to his expertise in digital economy, he is a specialist in politics and parliamentary issues.

    Alban de Louvencourt was born in 1975. He graduated from the Business School ISG and Panthéon-La Sorbonne in economics. He is also a farmer and a forest manager in the Somme.

    areas of expertise: digital economy, entrepreneurship, energies, financial services, politics and parliamentary issues, broadcasting and media

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  • Jacques

    de TOURNEMIRE

    Partner

    Jacques de Tournemire is a former student of ENA. He was an advisor to the Minister of Health and to the Prime Minister on health and social protection issues. After working at the executive board of an international pharmaceutical group, he became an advisor on issues related to health and economics.

    Jacques was born in 1970, graduated from Sciences-Po Paris and ENA (“Victor Schoelcher” year). He was an administrator at the Ministry of Industry, and then worked as a consultant for Mercer Management Consulting, before he joined Jean-François Mattei’s Ministry of Health.

    Jacques was deputy director-general at ACOSS (Central Agency of Social Security Organisations), and then became a technical advisor to the Prime Minister (Dominique de Villepin). Jacques was then in charge of Pfizer’s European office for public and political affairs in Brussels, and vice president of Pfizer France for political and institutional relations.

    A partner at the consulting company Nextep, then the manager of Modaka, Jacques joined Lysios in 2018.

    areas of expertise: economics and Health

  • Anne Boquet

    Anne

    BOQUET

    Senior advisor

    Préfète de Région honoraire (French regional state representative), Anne put her skills to the service of the state, local authorities, and overseas territories.

    Anne held many high-ranking positions within the French civil service, such as Préfete of the Indre department, High Commissioner in French Polynesia, Préfete of the Yvelines department, Préfete of the Burgundy region, and Director General of the Nice Côte d’Azur metropolitan area and the City of Nice. She also held the positions of Deputy Director of the Prefecture and Senior Civil Servants’ Corps at the French Interior Ministry, and Director of Political Affairs at the French Overseas Ministry.

    Appointed to the distinguished service of the Inspectorate General of Finances, Anne has served as a member of the mediation mission for the Notre-Dame-des-Landes airport project, a High Council specialist in the Court of Auditors, and jury chairwoman of the National School of Administration (ENA).

    Awarded the title of Commander in the National Order of the French Legion of Honour, she is a member of the Council of the Order.

    Anne graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) and holds a master’s degree in public law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. She also trained at the French National School of Administration (ENA).

    areas of expertise: legal entities, high administration, territorial administration, overseas territories, mediation, management

  • Dominique

    de CALAN

    Senior advisor

    Dominique de Calan spent most of his career in industry, more particularly at Boussac Saint Frères, before joining the UIMM (Union of metallurgy industries), a French leading employers’ organisation, where he served as deputy director-general for 13 years.

    As an expert in social relations, he was a negotiator for MEDEF on salaries, professional training and pensions. He was also Chairman of the pension fund AGIRC. Dominique was also Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Director of Altran Technologies and Director of Giat/Nexter and of the Cité de l’Immigration.

    He joined Lysios in 2012, providing his experience in corporate issues, social relations, employers’ and trade-union organisations, as well as his expertise in professional training and labour relations.

    Dominique de Calan was born in 1947. He is a graduate in econometrics of the Higher Institute of Rural Law and Agricultural Economics (IHEDREA) and of the Institute of Management Control (ICG). He was a member of the Regional Council of Brittany and Municipal Councillor.
    He is an Officer of the Legion of Honour, of the National Order of Merit and of the Order of Academic Palms.

    areas of expertise: labour relations, social welfare and coverage, industry, employer's organisations and trade unions

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  • Bruno

    CHAUFFERT-YVART

    Senior advisor

    Bruno Chauffert-Yvart spent most of his career working on rehabilitation and enhancement of historical sites and landscaping. As a State architect and urban planner, Bruno worked in France as well as abroad, and he implemented strategies aimed at improving and safeguarding urban living and environment.

    Architecte des bâtiments de France, his career leads him to manage several Architecture and Heritage Departments as General Inspector of Architecture and Heritage in Grande Aquitaine and Occitanie, and as Regional Director of Cultural Affairs in Bourgogne.

    As an expert, Bruno has also managed numerous missions abroad, especially in China, and, he also taught in Middle East. He was appointed administrator of EPADESA (Public Establishment Paris-La Défense) for the Ministry of Culture.

    Born in 1951, Bruno Chauffert-Yvart is an Architect graduated by the Government (DGPLG) and has an architect’s diploma from Ecole de Chaillot. He is Chevallier of the Legion of Honor.

    areas of expertise: Heritage and property, urban planning, landscaping, enhancing and protection policies, environment, culture, tourism

  • Pierre-François

    COUTURE

    Senior advisor

    Pierre-François Couture spent most of his career in the Civil Service – at the Ministry for the Economy and Finance, the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry of Research. He worked with Laurent Fabius – successively Budget Minister and Minister for Industry and Research – and held positions of responsibility in various public companies.

    He was appointed Director of Gas, Electricity and Coal and then Head of the Regulation Department at the Directorate-General for Mail and Telecommunications. He was an advisor to the Chairman of La Poste (1996-1997) and became special advisor – in charge of France Télécom and La Poste- to Christian Pierret, Minister for Industry in Lionel Jospin’s government. He was Chairman of the directorate of the Entreprise Minière et Chimique-EMC (mines and chemicals) and was appointed Controller General for Economy and Finance.

    Pierre-François Couture was born in 1946. He is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris (IEP) and a former student of ENA (“Simone Weil” year). He is an Officer of the Legion of Honour and Chevalier of the National Order of Merit.

    areas of expertise: economic and financial administration, raw materials, industry

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  • Jean-Paul

    DAVIN

    Senior advisor

    Jean-Paul Davin is an honorary Préfet. He was a parliamentary advisor or political advisor to several ministers before heading the Prime Minister’s parliamentary team under Edouard Balladur and Jean-Pierre Raffarin.

    Jean-Paul also worked in the administration of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, bringing him to represent France at the World Health Organisation. During his career, Jean-Paul Davin alternated public and private responsibilities as Public Affairs Director, successively at Philips, Elf-Aquitaine and Alcatel-Lucent.

    Since 2009, Jean-Paul has made available for Lysios’s clients his expertise in political issues and parliamentary relations.

    Jean-Paul Davin was born in 1945. He is a graduate in Public Law, a student of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris (IEP Paris) and a auditor at the 45th session of the Higher National Defence Studies Institute (IHEDN). He was deputy mayor of Saint-Germain-en-Laye for many years. He is an officer of the Legion of Honour.

    areas of expertise: politics and parliamentary issues, trade and distribution

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  • Jean-Pierre Jouyet

    Jean-Pierre

    JOUYET

    Senior advisor

    Following his graduation from the French National School of Administration (ENA) in 1980, Jean-Pierre Jouyet was named financial inspector (“inspecteur des finances”). Between 1988 and 1991, he was Roger Fauroux’s Chief of Staff, who was Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Town and Country Planning and then Minister of Industry and Town and Country Planning. From 1991 to 1995, he was named Chief of Staff and subsequently appointed Principal Secretary to the cabinet of Jacques Delors, President of the European Commission, before his nomination in 1997 as Deputy Director of Prime Minister Lionel Jospin’s Office (1997-2000).

    Head of the French Treasury between 2000 and 2004, he was appointed Ambassador for International Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2005, then became Head of the Inspectorate General of Finances (“Service de l’Inspection générale des finances”) in the Ministry of the Economy, Finance, and Industry.

    In 2007, he was appointed Secretary of State for European Affairs in the government of François Fillon. Between 2008 and 2012, he was Chairman at the French Financial Market Regulator (“Autorité des Marchés Financiers”). He became Chief Executive Officer of the Deposits and Consignments Fund (“Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations”) and held the position of Chairman of the French Public Investment Bank (“Bpifrance”) between 2012 and 2014.

    From 2014 to 2017, he was Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Republic during François Hollande’s mandate. In 2017, he was appointed Ambassador of France to the United Kingdom (until 2019), then he was named Permanent Representative of France to the OECD up until 2020.

    He is also Honorary Chairman of the Aspen Institute.

    Born in 1954, he holds a diploma in public law, and he graduated from the Institute of Political Studies in Paris (“Institut d’Etudes Politiques”). He is also an alumnus of the National School of Administration (“Voltaire” promotion).

    areas of expertise: central administration, economic and financial affairs, international issues, European Union institutions and policies

  • Yves

    LAFFOUCRIERE

    Senior advisor

    Civil engineer of the Corps des Ponts et Chaussées, Yves LAFFOUCRIERE dedicated his career to construction, housing and urban development. He has been CEO of the 3F group for 12 years, then advisor to the President of Action Logement.

    Having started his career in private engineering, Yves became Managing Director of the East Paris development company in 1986. He was then, successively, CEO of Paris Habitat and the Paris Société immobilière d’économie mixte. Briefly Inter-Regional Director of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, he joined the 3F group in 2005 as Chief Executive Officer.

    Recognized expert in construction, housing and urban development issues, he has been Chairman of the Building Information Modeling Plan BIM 2022 since January 2019, launched by the French Government, to improve the digital transition of the construction sector. He joined Lysios in 2019.

    Born in 1951, Yves graduated from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. He is also an Architect graduated by the Government.

    areas of expertise: Town planning, Real estate, zoning laws, housing

  • Xavier

    de MARNHAC

    Senior advisor

    Xavier de Marnhac was an Officer for the Ministry of Defence, with duties in operational command, organisation and intelligence. In civil life, he led the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo at Pristina from 2010 to 2013.

    Xavier worked for two ministers (François Léotard and Charles Millon) and was in charge of the coordination of the intelligence agencies for the Ministry of Defence. He was also Operations Director for the intelligence agency DGSE, from 2000 to 2004. He had operational responsibilities from 2005 to 2007 before commanding the NATO-led Kosovo force (KFOR 2007/2008).

    He was Commandant of the Région Terre Sud-est from 2008 to 2010, playing a part in reorganising the army and handling the civil-military coordination with the territorial administrations and local institutions.

    Xavier de Marnhac is a General Officer, a former student of Saint-Cyr. He also graduated from the US Command and General Staff College and the Ecole Supérieure de Guerre. He is also a former auditor of the Higher National Defence Studies Institute (IHEDN).

    areas of expertise: international relations, security and defence-related European policies, strategy analysis and crisis management, risk assessment and security analysis, strategy advice in security matters, deciding and implementing changes, coaching leaders

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  • Pierre

    MÉNAT

    Senior advisor

    Pierre Ménat is a career diplomat – he worked for two Foreign Ministers (Jean-Bernard Raimond and Alain Juppé) and was an ambassador in several countries. He was also an advisor in European Affairs for the French President Jacques Chirac.

    He was twice Director of the European Union at the Ministry of Foreign affairs and an ambassador in Romania, Poland, Tunisia and the Netherlands – he was a permanent representative of France at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

    He was born in 1950. He holds a Master degree in Law, graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris and is a former student of ENA (“Henri-François d’Aguesseau” year). He is a lecturer at the Toulouse-Capitole University. He is an Officer of the Legion of Honour and an Officer of the National Order of Merit.
    He joined Lysios in 2016.

    areas of expertise: international affairs, European institutions and policies, Central and Eastern Europe, support for companies' international development

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  • Claude

    MOREL

    Senior advisor

    After having started his career at the National Assembly as a political advisor, Claude Morel became Principal Private Secretary to Pierre Joxe, Minister of the Interior. He then held a number of positions within the Ministry, alternating with posts as deputy préfet and later as préfet. He participated in the implementation of the Matignon agreements in New Caledonia from 1988 to 1991.

    Following his time as Secretary General of the préfectures of Isère and later of Haute-Normandie, he was successively appointed as delegated préfet for equal opportunities in Seine-Saint-Denis, préfet of Haute-Marne and préfet of Landes.

    Before joining Lysios in 2017, Claude was the Chief of Staff of the State Secretary for Transport, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Alain Vidalies, and Deputy Chief of Staff of the Minister for the Environment, Energy and Maritime Affairs, Ségolène Royal.

    Born in 1948, Claude Morel graduated from Sciences Po Paris and holds a Master’s degree in development economics from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University.

    areas of expertise: transport, central and local administrations, local government, project management, training

  • Olivier

    PETROS

    Senior advisor

    Olivier Petros dedicated his career to the energy sector, strategy and international affairs.

    He joined EDF’s Directorate for infrastructures in 1981, in charge of designing and implementing the nuclear programme. He contributed to creating and developing EDF’s international activities, and subsequently held positions within the Group as a Delegate of the mergers and acquisitions sector, Director of strategy, Director of renewable energies and Director of new energy systems.

    Becoming advisor to Christine Chauvet, Secretary of State for Foreign Trade in 1995, Olivier also worked for Deutsche Bank investment bank in London from 2001 to 2004, as Director for European M&As and senior banker.

    Having dedicated a significant part of his professional activity to strategic issues for businesses and organisations, Olivier also created start-ups in the technology and classical music sectors.

    Passionate about defence issues, he is a former auditor at the 51st national session of the Higher National Defence Studies Institute (IHEDN) and a member of the Conseil Supérieur de la Réserve Miitaire (High Council for the military reserve). He is also a member of the Conseil d’Orientation Stratégique (Council for strategy) of the University of Strasbourg and Vice-President of the Centre for Strategic and Prospective Studies (CEPS).

    Born in 1955, Olivier graduated from Sup de Co Nice (CERAM Sophia Antipolis now Skéma) and from the Institut d’Etudes politiques of Aix en Provence.

    areas of expertise: energies, international affairs, défence

  • Patrick

    STEFANINI

    Senior advisor

    Patrick Stefanini devoted his career to civil service and politics, on a national and regional level. He began his career at the Ministry of the Interior, and then worked with Alain Juppé at the RPR (leading right-wing party), before joining Jacques Chirac’s presidential campaign in 1995. He then became deputy Chief of Staff and advisor to the Prime Minister Alain Juppé

    Patrick Stefanini was appointed Conseiller d’État (the Conseil d’État is the highest administrative jurisdiction in France) in 1998 and was an advisor to Minister for Immigration, Integration, National Identity and Co-development Brice Hortefeux. He subsequently became Secretary-General for the same Ministry. He was twice appointed Préfet, representing the state at a regional level in Auvergne and Aquitaine. He then returned to the Conseil d’État, where he became Director General of Services for the Ile-de-France Region, working with Valérie Pécresse, after managing her 2015 regional election campaign.

    Patrick was an elected official, as a city councillor in Nice and a regional councillor for Ile-de-France. He led the campaign for presidential candidate François Fillon until March 2017.

    He joined Lysios Public Affairs in 2018 as a Senior Advisor after retiring from the Council of State.

    Born in 1953, Patrick Stefanini holds a degree in Economics, graduated from the Institut d’études politiques of Paris and is a former student of ENA (‘Michel de L’Hospital’ year).

    areas of expertise: parliament and regional/local authorities, central and regional civil service, politics and parliamentary issues, security

  • Camille

    BALL

    Senior consultant

    Before she joined Lysios in 2016, Camille worked for the Ministry for the Economy and Finance, at the Directorate General for Enterprise (DGE), on promoting French industrial interests within the framework of international trade agreements and the Trade Defence Instruments.

    Camille was born in 1992. She holds a Master’s Degree in European and International Laws and a post-graduate degree in European Policies and Public Affairs.

    areas of expertise: legislative and regulatory monitoring, industry, trade and distribution, digital economy and telecoms, health, agriculture sustainable development, energy, circular economy

  • Capucine Bouldoire

    Capucine

    BOULDOIRE

    Consultant

    Capucine Bouldoire is a graduate from Paris II Pantheon Assas in Business Law and from Sciences Po Grenoble in “Political polls”. In addition, she holds a post-graduate degree in “European Policies and Public affairs” from ENA.

    She worked in the section “Opinion and Politics” of the polling institute Harris Interactive before joining the information’s department of the French government. Then, she was parliamentary assistant to the French deputy Sarah El Hairy.

    She joined Lysios in 2020.

    areas of expertise: political opinions, parliamentary life, regulatory and legislative watch

  • Laure

    CARREL BILLIARD

    Consultant

    Before she joined Lysios in 2018, Laure worked for Vae Solis, a consulting company specialised in crisis communication in legal affairs, where she focused on digital technology. Laure was also in charge of public relations for a start-up company belonging to the Bolloré group.

    Born in 1994, Laure Carrel Billiard graduated from Audencia Business School, in Public Policy and Management.

    areas of expertise: Health & Biotechnologies, entrepreneurship, legislative and regulatory monitoring, energies, sustainable development, circular economy

  • Félix Fournier

    Félix

    FOURNIER

    Consultant

    Before joining Lysios in 2020, Félix Fournier worked in the office of the President of the French National Assembly and with the Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of the modernization of public action. He was also advisor to the President of the National Commission for Public Debate in the framework of the COP21 negotiations.

    Born in 1990, Félix Fournier is a graduate in public affairs from Sciences Po Paris and in public finance from Panthéon-Sorbonne University.

    areas of expertise: parliamentary law, institutional life, public finance, local government, financial stability, cultural policy

  • Henri Lavictoire

    Henri

    LAVICTOIRE

    Consultant

    Before joining Lysios in November 2020, Henri Lavictoire was trained in Eurotunnel’s Public Affairs department and in the Legislation and European Affairs department of the Union des Transports Publics et ferroviaires (UTP).

    After a European degree in political science at the Catholic University of Lille, Henri graduated from the master’s degree in European Governance at Science Po Grenoble.

    areas of expertise: transport and new mobilities, sustainable development, energy, regulatory and legislative monitoring, European policy

  • Alix de Montesquieu

    Alix de

    MONTESQUIEU

    Consultant

    Before she joined Lysios in 2020, Alix de Montesquieu worked in the public affairs department of “Image 7” and as a parliamentary assistant to the Chair of the Culture Committee at the National Assembly, member of the presidential majority. She then worked at the European Affairs Direction of SNCF in Brussels.

    At Lysios, Alix de Montesquieu specialised in both French and European public affairs.

    Born in 1996, Alix de Montesquieu graduated from the Grande Ecole programme at emlyon business school.

    areas of expertise: French and European public affairs, digital and telecommunications, industry, health

  • Julien

    MOREL

    Account Manager

    Prior to joining Lysios in 2012, Julien Morel was a Parliamentary Assistant at the French National Assembly, as well as a project officer at Canal Plus and at the TV Advertising National Syndicate. Julien was also involved in several campaigns during the last two legislative elections, in charge of a candidate’s communications in 2012 and worked as a campaign manager in 2017.

    He became Account Manager for Lysios in 2017.

    Julien was born in 1986. He is a graduate of the University of Aix-Marseille in European Policy Law and of the Graduate Gateway Program (Washington D.C.).

    areas of expertise: digital economy, legislative and regulatory monitoring, budget laws, industry, financial services, broadcasting and media, transport and new mobilities, sport

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  • Alexandre Vesperini

    Alexandre

    VESPERINI

    Senior consultant

    Before joining Lysios in March 2020, Alexandre Vesperini was the youngest member of the City Council of Paris in the last term of office (2014-2020), and worked at the European Parliament, at the French Parliament, as well as in ministerial cabinets and with national political figures.

    A graduate of Sciences Po Paris and auditor at the Institut national des hautes études de Défense nationale (IHEDN, 73rd youth session), Alexandre has been MP’s chief of staff from 2007 to 2012 and then from 2015 to 2017, and worked in a consulting firm dedicated to the promotion of French entities of foreign companies and the attractiveness of France (2012-2014). He has been involved in politics very early in his life, before turning to public affairs consulting, he participated in several national campaigns, first within the UMP and then with the Republicans, and led local campaigns (MPs elections, city and region elections…). In relation with several think tanks, he brings his expertise in many sectors, in particular on healthcare system, territorial cohesion and organization of local and national authorities.

    areas of expertise: healthcare system, territorial cohesion, organization of local and national authorities

  • Marie-Pierre

    HONTEBEYRIE

    Secretary general

    With a 15-year experience at the Boston Consulting Group as European Training Coordinator and more recently as Office Manager in a law firm, Marie-Pierre Hontebeyrie, is accustomed to working in a highly demanding and stimulating international business environment.

    She joined Lysios in 2019 to provide expertise on human resources (social right, social policy, insurance, regulated agreements) and general services (relocation, audit of contracts and price negotiations).

    areas of expertise: interaction and communication skills, customer service oriented, strong organization and coordination skills

  • Jean-Luc

    ARCHAMBAULT

    Founder and President

    Jean-Luc Archambault graduated from the prestigious Corps des Mines. He was in charge of Industry and Environment policies at the French General Secretary for European Affairs. He then worked for the Ministry of Industry and was in charge of the telecom sector.

    Jean-Luc was an advisor to two former Ministers for Industry (Gérard Longuet and Franck Borotra) and Director for Information Technologies at the Directorate-General for Industry. Subsequently, he chose to work in the private sector, first as an associate to the BNP’s Private Equity team, then as Director of External Relations and Strategy for SFR.
    Jean-Luc founded Lysios in 2003. Besides managing the team, he also enables the firm’s clients to benefit from his experience in Senior Civil Service, his expertise in digital technology and industry, and his knowledge of competition-related issues.
    Jean-Luc Archambault is a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm). He obtained the “Agrégation” in Mathematics and graduated from the Engineering School Télécom Paris.

    areas of expertise: environment, digital economy, competition, industry, broadcasting and media, telecoms, European policies and programmes

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  • Jean-Michel

    CHASSÉRIAUX

    Senior advisor

    Jean-Michel Chasseriaux has devoted most of his career to international scientific relations. He was Director of International Relations for the French Ministry for Research and for two research institutes (INRIA and IRD) where he acquired first-hand experience in international and European negotiations.

    In addition to being a university professor at Diderot-Paris 7, Jean-Michel managed several European organisations (ERCIM, IGLO) and held advisory duties in strategic planning at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Industry, in the energy, space and innovation sectors. He was also a scientific attaché at the French Embassy in London. Jean-Michel joined Lysios in 2008 and set up the Brussels office.

    Jean-Michel Chasseriaux was born in 1942. He is a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm). He is a university professor, “agrégé” in physics, a Doctor (state Doctorate) of Physics and a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris (IEP). Jean-Michel is a Chevalier of the National Order of Merit.

    areas of expertise: digital economy, energies, telecoms, European policies and programmes

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  • Pierre

    MÉNAT

    Senior advisor

    Pierre Ménat is a career diplomat – he worked for two Foreign Ministers (Jean-Bernard Raimond and Alain Juppé) and was an ambassador in several countries. He was also an advisor in European Affairs for the French President Jacques Chirac.

    He was twice Director of the European Union at the Ministry of Foreign affairs and an ambassador in Romania, Poland, Tunisia and the Netherlands – he was a permanent representative of France at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

    He was born in 1950. He holds a Master degree in Law, graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris and is a former student of ENA (“Henri-François d’Aguesseau” year). He is a lecturer at the Toulouse-Capitole University. He is an Officer of the Legion of Honour and an Officer of the National Order of Merit.
    He joined Lysios in 2016.

    areas of expertise: international affairs, European institutions and policies, Central and Eastern Europe, support for companies' international development

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  • Grégoire

    SCHOLLER

    Senior advisor

    Grégoire Schöller started his career in Brussels, working for Michel Barnier, European Commissioner for regions and Structural funds. He also worked in international corporate law firms, before he came back as a diplomatic advisor to Michel Barnier, Vice-President of the European Commission for Internal Market and Services (2009-2014).

    In this capacity, he worked on topics such as Europe’s outermost regions and managed the preparation of the Solbes report. He set up the Europe-Africa cooperation, which started in 2010. He regularly travels to Africa.

    Grégoire was born in 1980 and is a lawyer. He founded Priam Partners (advisory services in M&As and investments with a focus on Europe and Africa). He joined Lysios in 2016, as a senior advisor.

    areas of expertise: internal market, financial markets, European policies and programmes

  • Marie-Myrtille

    MARICHAL

    Director

    Before joining Lysios in 2010, Marie-Myrtille worked for Vivendi’s legal department. Then she joined a law firm in Madrid, mostly dealing with cases related to European Telecommunications and Competition Law.

    Marie-Myrtille was born in 1982. She is a graduate of the College of Europe (Natolin, Poland). She also has a General degree and a Master’s degree in European Politics from the Institut d’Etudes politiques of Aix-en-Provence (IEP). She is the former president of ecpa2.0, an association of young Public Affairs professionals in Brussels and she teaches competition law and telecom regulation at Paris Law School HEAD (Hautes Études Appliquées du Droit, Paris).

    areas of expertise: environment, telecom and digital, media, European policies and programmes, sport

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  • Sacha Baudet

    Sacha

    BAUDET

    Consultant

    Before joining Lysios, Sacha Baudet was a public affairs officer in a professional union in Paris. He also developed a citizen mobility project which led him to interview professionals in the cultural and creative industries in 26 European capitals.

    Born in 1994, Sacha studied law and international relations at Jean Moulin University in Lyon, Dauphine University in Paris, and the College of Europe in Bruges.

    areas of expertise: digital regulation, New technologies, Cultural and Creative Industries, Construction, European Union, International Relations

  • Carys Dunn

    Carys

    DUNN

    Consultant

    Prior to joining Lysios in 2020, Carys trained at the European Parliament and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, before joining the L’Oréal public affairs office in Brussels. She has worked on issues related to foreign affairs, digital, industrial, and environmental policy.

    After studying International Relations at the University of Leiden and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Carys graduated from the College of Europe (Natolin) in 2018 with a master’s degree in European Interdisciplinary Studies.

    areas of expertise: International Relations, space, security and defence, EU digital and environmental policies

  • Bianca Santi

    Bianca

    SANTI

    Consultant

    Born in Italy in 1995, Bianca studied European Politics at Sciences Po Lille and holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Turin. After a work experience period at the European Parliament and the Chamber of Commerce of Turin, she joined Lysios in 2019 and continues to study both Administrative Law and Communication.

    areas of expertise: European policies and programs, Telecommunications, space, telecoms, European policies and programmes