A French national who has worked in Ireland throughout his career having first moved to the country as a graduate engineer. Laurent has worked in the pharmaceutical, food and cosmetics industries and also has experience consulting in heavy industry, including utilities and natural resources.
A natural system thinker and problem-solver, Laurent’s approach was highly valued as General Manager of a multinational pharma company based in Ireland where he oversaw capital investment projects including new production lines, led continuous improvement projects across the site, introduced new technology and managed validation activities all the time keeping in mind the requirements of corporate stakeholders and regulatory authorities.
Laurent is passionate about bridging the gap between scientists, engineers and the marketplace – essentially turning ideas into real impacts as efficiently and as effectively as possible. Today, he works as a consultant to several start-ups, contract manufacturers and multinationals and advises a number of research institutions, bringing his frontline leadership experience in multinational healthcare manufacturing to bear in support of the next generation of innovation.