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Managing Partner

Pierre
Managing Partner since 2005

pierre[at]horizondev.net

Fields of expertise:


Economic intelligence, strategy, management consulting, regional economic development, energy, tourism, environmental audits & policies, investments.

Working Languages:
  • English
  • French
  • Swedish
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Previous positions:
  • UNDP/UNEP Senior Officer (Swe, Cuba)
  • Braun Consulting (USA)
  • Cambridge Information Systems (USA)
  • Ariad Nordic AB (Sweden)
  • INSEAD Dept of Economics (France)
  • French Army officer (France + overseas)
  • Harvard University Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (USA)

Education:
  • MBA, Olin Graduate School of Management at Babson College
  • KTH, Mathematic Models
  • MA Economics, BA Economics & Mathematics, Boston University
  • BA Geography, Sorbonne Paris IV
  • Army Officer, Ecoles Militaires Speciales de St Cyr

Favorite quotes: 
  • "The sum of energy differentials is equal to zero" (universal law of physics)
  • "L'audace...toujours l'audace" (Frederik II re-quoted by Gal Patton)
 


Main publications (list not complete):

Center for European Reforms, 1996: Can Industrial Europe Be Saved, with Prof. O. Cadot: http://www.cer.org.uk/publications/archive/report/1996/can-industrial-europe-be-saved

UNEP 2004, with CIMAB and Mathew Forman, Global Water Assessment Carribean Islands Region 4: http://books.google.ee/books/about/Caribbean_Islands.html?id=qBI-AQAAIAAJ&redir_esc=y

Harvard University, 1994. Ozone Industry Chronology Database, BCSIA, cited in Edward A. Parson Protecting the Ozone Layer, Science and Strategy, Oxford University Press, New York, 2003, pages 114-126: http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Politics/AmericanPolitics/ScienceTechnologyEnvironmentalPo/?view=usa&ci=9780195155495

UNEP 2004, Discharges from Cruise Ships Cause Problems for the Caribbean Islands: http://www.unep.org/dewa/giwa/news/01.asp

Participation to relevant professional and technical publications (list not complete):

Journal of Political Economics, A political model of infrastructure allocation: Empirical Assessment

Applied Economics, Preventing competition because of 'solidarity': Rhetoric and Reality of Airport Investments in Spain

Journal of International Economics, 1998: R&D: Who does the D, who does the R? 

Cogan C., Oldest Allies, Guarded Friends, The United States and France since 1940, Praeger, 1994, 256 pages: http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Oldest-Allies-Guarded-Friends/Charles-G-Cogan/e/9780275948689
LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/pierreblime

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