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Tess Gudmundsson

Tess Gudmundsson

Networks

Tess is reading Philosophy at Durham University. She has an affinity for environmental ethics, theology, music, and, generally, the increase in ethical awareness in modern society. She is a dual French-Icelandic national, and has lived in Washington DC, Reykjavik, Hong Kong, Dhaka, Jerusalem, Paris, London and Nairobi. She designed the website for the Lidia Hope Centre, a Bangladesh nonprofit, and has just created her own charitable organization, JustMerit.

Donald Jenkins

General Strategy

Donald read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University, and attended Sciences po Paris and École nationale d’administration. After five years in merchant banking, he decided to embark on a career in the service of the French government. While transitioning between these two environments he spent a sabbatical year as a volunteer with Secours catholique, working with disadvantaged youth in the east of Paris. While studying in Paris, he was President of Conférence Olivaint, an organization providing students with an interest in politics with a platform for engaging with leaders in a variety of fields.

Martin Rogard

Martin Rogard

General Strategy

Martin started his career in the video game industry as a Creative Director. He then moved to the public sector for five years as an advisor to France’s Minister of Culture and Media. In 2007, he joined Dailymotion, initially in Paris then as COO in New York. He helped raise $60m in funding, oversaw rapid growth from twenty to 225 people with seventeen offices in fourteen different countries. After the sale to Vivendi in 2015, Martin left Dailymotion, serving as CEO of We Are TV developing an AR mobile platform, before co-founding Fuel.

Sébastien Gallot

Communications

Sébastien holds a degree in Political Communication from Paris-Saclay University and teaches the subject in several French business schools. He is a reserve French Navy officer. After working for Publicis, Aspect Consulting Paris and the Paris Bar Association, he now specializes in corporate and sensitive communications, with a stress on the human dimension and on staying at the cutting edge of technical and social change. He founded Business&Society in 2019. He has a strong interest in digital technology, contemporary ballet and theatre, writing, swimming, and classical music. He spends 30 per cent of his working time on pro bono subjects.

Paul Savouré

Paul Savouré

Strategy

Paul holds a Bachelor’s degree in French and Classical Literature and a Master’s degree in Political Science. He teaches French and Classical Literature at Université catholique de l’Ouest. He writes for Conflits and has carried out research work on Charles Péguy. He lives in Paris.

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