Laurent has worked for 20 years as an engineer at DGA, the procurement branch of the French Ministry of Defense, where he had the following experience:
‒ 5 years as a production & operations executive in an MRO facility in Bordeaux, France;
‒ 10 years as a programme director for major Defense programmes;
‒ 5 years of international business development with a special focus on Brazil.
He is the president and founder of Westmount, a company specialized in Business Development to Brazil.
Laurent has specific expertise in Defense and Security systems as well as Aeronautics, MRO and Information Systems.
Laurent graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace. He holds an MS degree from the University of Michigan in Industrial and Operations Engineering. He is a former auditor of IHEDN / CHEAr, the French Institute for Advanced Studies in National Defense.