President, Competia and corporate director
Advises CEOs and their boards of directors on how to avoid strategic blind spots in their strategic and competitive initiatives.
Entrepreneur, trend hunter, speaker (Davos in 2012 on identifying weak signals). Facilitator of strategic workshops on future trends and disruptive industries. Associate Professor, McGill University (Canada). Lecturer at IMD (Switzerland), and in joint programs with MIT (USA), IMB (India) and INSEAD (France), and the Institute of Corporate Directors (Canada). Formerly with McKinsey & Company (Canada), CAE (Canada), ING Bank (Netherlands, Poland), GMP-Bouygues (France, UK).
Independent director, member of the Audit Committee, BRP Inc. (TSX:$DOO-Canada, NASDAQ: $DOOO). Independent director, member of the Strategy Committee, member of the Human Resources Committee and Chair of the Investment Committee, Audemars Piguet (Switzerland). Member of the Board of Directors, the Sustainable Development Committee and the Governance Committee, Agropur Cooperative. Member of the Board of Directors, the Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee, Ivanhoé Cambridge. Member of the Board of Directors and of the Audit Committee, Martur (family automotive business, Turkey), representing the IFC (World Bank). Member of the Advisory Board, Ricardo Media (Montreal, Canada). Member of the Advisory Board, Groupe Sélection (developer and operator of retirement homes, Canada). Member of the Advisory Board, LifeScore (Music and Artificial Intelligence, UK). Member of the Board of Directors, ICD-Quebec. Formerly, independent director, Ubisoft Entertainment SA (Euronext: $UBI-France), Zag Bank (Calgary, Canada), and Blockstream (blockchain technologies, Silicon Valley).
Drs and MBA, Nijenrode University, The Netherlands. Speaks French, English, German, Italian, Dutch, and is learning Arabic and Turkish. Airplane pilot (commercial license) and certified flight instructor.
When not flying, Estelle can usually be found on Twitter www.twitter.com/competia.