A Partner at the PricewaterhouseCoopers, Luxembourg and is the Global Network leader of the “Regional Innovation Ecosystem”. After having developed a research centre in Investment management, he has been specialised over the past 15 years in Economic development initiatives and clusters for governments and regions and high growth technology companies.
He has initiated and developed international partnerships between leading international research Institutes, governments and companies in the field of big data, cybersecurity and biomedicine.
He regularly advises European Institutions and international Governments to accelerate the digital transformation of their economies and on their innovation policies and ecosystems.
Laurent has developed and managed the EU Business Innovation Observatory, the EU cluster and emerging industries observatory and the EU Digital Entrepreneurship Initiative (Think tank composed of the EU Commission, EU member states and 25 representatives of the digital economy) aiming at fostering the uptake of digital technologies in the EU industry.
Laurent is also responsible of 2 strategic European projects in 28 countries: the European Observatory for Innovation and the new “Digital Entrepreneurship Monitoring” designed to define and implement the next European policies.