our team

Thomas Le Diouron
Managing Partner

Thomas founded Impulse on the belief that entrepreneurship is a major force shaping the future of the new economy and society.

Thomas has extensive prior experience in strategy consulting and international business development in Asia/USA. Thomas graduated from Polytechnique, Ponts et Chaussées, Univ. Tokyo.

Active participant in associative & academic entrepreneurship communities, Thomas is angel investor & board member in a number of startups.

Arnaud Menard

Arnaud worked 3 years of Real Estate development (AXIM) and 7 years in Sustainable Development consulting (Greenaffair). He oversees Impulse for building projects and company development.

Arnaud graduated from Centrale Nantes with a specialization in Energy and Building

Antoine Thuillier

Antoine joined Impulse in 2014 after 7 years of experience in R&D and product innovation in the construction sector and successful intrapreneurial experience in BIM, prefabrication and smart building.

Antoine graduated from Mines Paristech, with a MBA and is preparing his PhD thesis on start-up/corporate relationships

Jérôme Pasquier

Jérôme has 6 years of experience in strategy consulting, 4 in Aeronautics, Space Defense (ASC Spin Off STRATORG) and 2 years in the Industrial sector for IMPULSE (France and International). He brings his managerial and consulting skills to impulse.

Jérôme is a Construction and Building Engineer and obtained an MS Entrepreneurship from EM Lyon.

Solène Bordenave

Solène has 3 years experience in sustainable transformation of territories and companies in France and Spain. She works as a consultant on strategy and innovation consulting assignments.

Solène is graduated from Sciences Po Bordeaux.

Thomas Martignon

Thomas joined Impulse after 2 entrepreneurial experiences and 3 years of experience in strategy & innovation consulting. He worked with major stakeholders in the research, healthcare and food industries as well as with growing start-ups.

Thomas graduated from EDHEC Business School.

Alice Birolo

Alice has 3 years of experience in urban planning and innovation. She joined Impulse Partners as technical expert on urban and architectural projects.

Alice graduated from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) & Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées ParisTech.

Louise Texier

 Louise has 4 years of experience in Germany, in the private (JCDecaux, Urban Impact) and public sectors in the field of smarts cities and territorial development. 

Sciences Po Strasbourg 2019: Franco-German cooperation.  Humboldt Universität: Master of Urban Planning and Territorial Development

Vincent Fouert

Vincent has a dual background in engineering and business, with previous experience in digital and entrepreneurship. At Impulse, he is a consultant and project manager on Circular economy, Innovating Housing and Numeric Conception.

Vincent is graduated from Centrale de Lyon – EM Lyon.

Marion Desnost

Marion has 2 years of experience in consulting, particularly in the mobility, energy and healthcare sectors. During her studies, she participated to a research project on the role of innovation platforms.

Marion graduated from PSB (formerly ESG Management School) and Dublin Business School.

Quentin Adam
Administrative and financial manager

Quentin has over 3 years experience in financial audit, accounting & resource management control with Impulse. He manages Impulse’s accountancy and finances, and serves as advisor on relevant missions.

Quentin graduated from Paris Dauphine.

Benjamin Bodin

Benjamin has experience in real estate (Kwerk) and working with startups.

Benjamin graduated from HEC Montreal (2017) and ESADE in Barcelona (2019).

Clément Durif

Clément had an experience in strategic consulting in the start-up environment (Start-Up de Territoire Alsace).

Clément will be graduated from Sciences Po Paris in 2021 and will receive a Master’s Degree in International Economic Policy.

Mistuaki Vinot

Mitsuaki has a double competency in engineering & business with experience in the industry (PSA Group), robotics (Softbank Robotics) and construction (IMMA Construction).

Mitsuaki is a graduate of ENSEA and Emlyon Business School.

Pauline Calvarin
Event & Marketing

Pauline is experienced in event organisation (La Rochelle Business School) and Human Resources for the Lactalis Group. At Impulse, she is responsible for the event experience of the IMPULSE partners.

Pauline will graduate from La Rochelle in 2021.

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