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

Thibaud Le Séguillon

Thibaud joined Impulse after 7 years as CEO of Heliatek, an energy deep-tech startup based in Germany. Prior to that, he acquired a wide experience in executive positions in the electronic industry, for 5 years in China and 15 in the US.

Thibaud graduated from ESEO, with a MSc. in Electronic and Computer Science, and from NEOMA, with an MBA in international business. 

Thibaud is Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France and was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer.

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.

Astrid Bouchilloux

Astrid joined Impulse with her 8 years experience in the consulting field, as an expert in strategy and environmental engineering for sustainable buildings and smart cities.

Astrid graduated as an environmental and innovative engineer (EPF, Sceaux) coupled with a certificate of management in engineering (Brisbane, AU).

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.

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

Maxime Chamillard

 Maxime has 4 years experience on operating open innovation in large corporates (sourcing, projects developement, business implementation, venture capital). He joined impulse as Consultant and Labs Coordinator.

Maxime is graduated from Supbiotech, Paris Dauphine and Mines ParisTech.

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.

Benjamin Bodin

Benjamin has experience in real estate and working with startups.

Benjamin graduated from HEC Montreal and ESADE in Barcelona.

Marina Thieme Petersen

Marina is Consultant at Impulse. She conducts consulting assignments on strategy and innovation and oversees the sourcing of innovative solutions on the Industry 4.0 and energy transition topics. She has an entrepreneurial experience.

Marina studied at École Centrale de Nantes and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.  


Ludovic Desgranges

Ludovic is Consultant at Impulse. He conducts consulting assignments on strategy and innovation and oversees the sourcing of innovative solutions on digital construction and manufacturing topic. He has a previous experience in consulting thanks to his experience in the Junior enterprise of GEM.

Ludovic studied at GEM.



Pauline Calvarin

Josephine is Consultant at Impulse. She is involved in strategy and innovation consulting missions and is in charge of identifying innovative solutions on the themes of the circular economy and construction and building. She has previous experience in business development in a London startup and in finance in a large French group. She was also a finalist in an entrepreneurship competition. 

 Joséphine studied at EMLyon.

Albane Le Gall
Marketing & Events

JAlbane is responsible for the communication and event experience of Impulse partners. She has previous experience in marketing and junior consulting in the market finance sector.

She will graduate from ESSEC Business School in 2023.

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