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Michel Guilbaud and Jérôme Batout founded Batout Guilbaud in 2019, with the aim of bridging economics, politics, strategy, and diplomacy in Paris & Brussels. The firm helps corporations, NGOs and funds to develop sustainable views, and provides counsel for decision-making.
Batout Guilbaud provides its transversal expertise to assist top executives, NGOs, professional organizations and investment funds in designing and implementing their strategic ambitions.
With extensive sector-specific knowledge and experience in health, tech, energy, and transportation industries, our firm mobilizes a broad range of skills and practices to best answer its clients’ needs in all complex situations.
Thanks to founders Jérôme Batout and Michel Guilbaud, we have a vast professional network in Paris and Brussels, coupled with a strong team of analysts with best-in-class training in business and politics.
Michel Guilbaud has worked for thirty years to connect private and public sectors. He headed institutions in the fields of economic development and public regulation.
As an Ingénieur Général des Mines, he worked in various sectors throughout his career: energy policy at the Ministry of Industry, European affairs at the SGAE, innovation programs at OSEO Innovation, economic regulation and corporate development as a leader of Christine Lagarde and Hervé Novelli’s staff at the Ministry of Finance, governmental negotiations and economic policy at the MEDEF.
Jérôme Batout has twenty years' experience in consulting, in which he successively conducted academic studies, and economic or governmental affairs.
As a Doctor of Economics and Philosophy, he taught finance at Beijing University (Beida) and the London School of Economics for a decade. He was a long-time contributor to the intellectual review Le Débat. Throughout his career, he developed multiple consulting styles: corporate banking at Crédit Suisse, public affairs at Publicis, and political strategy for Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.
Michel Guilbaud & Jérôme Batout founded the firm.