Olivier has more than 20 years of experience in international business development straddling both the public and private sector perspective. He has specific expertise in FDI promotion, export strategy and cross-border development. Thanks to his extensive experience working for multinational corporates, national/regional governments and SMEs and in multicultural environments, Olivier is able to successfully address highly specific situations and to offer out-of-the box standpoints and strategic solutions.
During his career, Olivier has held strategic positions within the French government as deputy director of the Invest in France Agency (now known as Business France) offices in Spain (Madrid & Barcelona), M&A industrial sectors director at the London office of the Invest in France Agency, as well as being a board member of the Agency for three years.
In Spain he has performed top-level functions for regional government during which time he set up a new organisation for investment promotion, territorial marketing strategy and airport infrastructure development.
In the aeronautics field, Olivier has led several key manufacturing and M&A investment projects with international players within Europe. He has also overseen the consolidation and development of a Spanish aerospace cluster representing 15% of the world’s carbon fibre demand.
In 2012 he founded his own consultancy company, integrated Pasiphae Consultora Internacional, and then set up Aviation Pasiphae with key aviation partners to provide strategic services to the aviation/airport industry.
Olivier is a French national who has lived in the UK and currently resides in Spain; he speaks fluent English, French and Spanish and holds a master’s degree in European Business and a PDD from IESE Business School.