Founder of the company Core Advice, partner and managing director, Lydia Montalti has a background in management and human resources management and has led for over 25 years many strategic consulting missions to governments of emerging countries, mainly on issues related to organizational diagnosis and social components of economic and institutional reforms.
Co-Managing Director and Financial Adminstrator of Core Advice, Frédéric Ollier is graduated from a Business School (ISG) and specialized in finance. He worked for 15 years in the banking sector (CCF, HSBC, Gotthard Bank) in France, Italy, Middle East and Monaco, managing several teams in the area of credit risk analysis, financial analysis and project financing.
Patricia Gougaud de Gensac
Patricia Gougaud de Gensac has a background in Industrial Psychology and Labor. She holds two master’s degrees completed by a postgraduate degree in Personnel Management and Social Management at the Social Management Institute in Paris. Patricia Gougaud de Gensac is specialized in the field of detection and evaluation of potential skills and performances.
Daniel Minella has acquired, within a large North American multinational, expertise in consolidation process and data processing. He brings to the Core Advice team his experience and his quality and conformity demand, in the context of the diagnosis and adjustments of various databases relating to human resources of firms and ministries.
Gerard de Giovanni
Gérard de Giovanni has a dual background in engineering and business management. He specializes in supporting industrial and social change and the re-industrialization of territories. He was director of the development agency of a large industrial group and then regional director.
Yves Birere is an economist and specialist in public finance management with experience in organizational, institutional and management development. He has a dozen years of experience in consulting and technical assistance.
Franke Toornstra has more than thirty years of experience in more than 20 countries in the areas of public sector reform, organizational strategy and project management. He is also an expert in rural development and environment.
Pablo Goulemot has worked for 25 years both in the public sector and in the private sector. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard and a Master’s degree from Paris IX Dauphine.
Jean-Claude Le Gay
Consultant for more than thirty years, Jean-Claude Le Gay, is specialized in institutional reform and systems of human resources management within administrations of emerging countries. He has led numerous reform projects in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Minister of Culture and the Patrimony of the Republic of Madagascar from 2011 to 2014, Elia contributed during her tenure to lighten the cultural and creative industries and especially the cinema and the audiovisual.
Yves Kabongo holds a degree in Finance from the University of Montreal (HEC) and holds a MBA from McGill University in Canada. He is very active in youth mentoring and social action in schools and has significant practical and operational experience in the DRC.
Agricultural engineer, East Africa specialist, Nicolas Prévot has been a consultant for more than twenty years. Forerunner of sustainable development and cross-cutting, Nicolas has gradually expanded his areas of expertise to design, develop and monitor local and sustainable development projects, especially for the European Union, French Cooperation and the world of NGOs.
André Franck Ahoyo
André Franck AHOYO is an international consultant with more than twenty-five years of experience in the field of international cooperation, economic development and improvement of business climate in Frenchspeaking Africa.
Graduate in management and human resources management, Guy Laperrière has more than 35 years of experience as a private company manager, an executive manager and a consultant in the development and organizational capacity building in the public and private sectors nationally and internationally.
Cheick Sidi Mohamed Drabo
“Administrateur du Travail” within the Ministry of Labour of the Burkinabe government, Cheick Sidi Mohamed DRABO has been trained as an “Inspecteur du Travail”. For ten years, he participated in the development and implementation of government policy on labor and social security in private sector companies.
Doctor of linguistics and graduate of the Institute of International Studies and Developing Countries, Michel Rambelo also has a background in human resources management.