2018 Forum programme

Mr. Thomas Chalumeau
Mr. Thomas Chalumeau

Chief Strategy & Development Officer, Orange MEA


Thomas Chalumeau, French, 44, is Orange Middle-East and Africa Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Committee Member.
Thomas leads Orange MEA global leadership strategy in the Region in the face of new market conditions, emerging opportunities and evolving businesses.
His scope of responsibilities includes strategic planning, business development, M&A and partnerships (21 countries)
He reports to Alioune Ndiaye, CEO of Orange Africa & Middle-East.
Thomas started his career as a Manager at McKinsey & Company before joining BNP Paribas Investment Bank as a M&A Banker and BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking Chief Strategy Officer.
Thomas Chalumeau also acted as M&A and Strategy Director of the French Government Shareholding Agency in charge of managing government public stakes and leading market operations.
Graduate from University of California at Berkeley, he holds a MBA from ESSEC and is a formerstudent of SciencesPo Paris and Ecole nationale d’Administration.