Laurent has been a consultant at Image Sept since 2014, specialized in financial communication, M&A, activism and debt restructuring. He is advising top management and Investor relations teams of French listed companies. Previously, he has been a financial analyst for 15 years and took an active part to the IPOs of ASF, ADP, Gaz de France and EDF. He was then head of the equity research team of Cheuvreux (Credit Agricole group) in Paris. He worked 3 years as an equity asset manager, in a start-up. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering (Ecole Centrale de Paris) and is a member of the SFAF (French Society of Financial Analysts). He has been a professor of financial analysis in Paris Dauphine University since 2008 and is a speaker at the “ Investor relations fundamentals” education program launched by the CLIFF (French association of IR).