our team

Thomas Le Diouron
Managing Partner

Thomas founded Impulse with 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 and the University of Tokyo.

An active participant in associative & academic entrepreneurship communities, Thomas is also an angel investor & board member in a number of startups.

Arnaud Menard

Arnaud worked 3 years in real estate development (AXIM) and 7 years in sustainable development consulting (Greenaffair). He oversees Impulse’s 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, holds an MBA from Paris-Dauphine University, and also holds a PhD in management science, specialised in managerial innovation.

Jérôme Pasquier

Jérôme pilots strategy and innovation consulting missions (open innovation, intrapreneurship, CVC setup…), and develops for Impulse the Industrial sector (Energy, natural resources and Industry 4.0) internationally.
Jérôme has more than 8 years of experience in strategy consulting including 4 years at a STRATORG spin off in Aeronautics & Space Defense and joined Impulse Partners in 2017.

Jérôme is an Engineer in Energy, Building and Environment (graduated from Polytech) and obtained an MS Entrepreneurship at EM Lyon.




Stéphanie Bigeon-Bienvenu

Stéphanie joined the team in 2022 with over 15 years of experience in the health and safety sectors of the construction industry, building materials and distribution (OPPBTP, Lafarge, Lapeyre-Saint-Gobain).

She graduated from the ISTEC Paris business school and holds an MBA in Digital Marketing from the ILV Institut Leonard de Vinci with a specialization in Digital Marketing.

Thomas Martignon

Thomas is a Manager at Impulse. He supervises consulting assignments on strategy and innovation and is in charge of digital design and fablab. He has previous experience in strategy and innovation consulting and entrepreneurship.

Thomas graduated from EDHEC Business School.

Lucas Colombies

Lucas is responsible for all of our activities within the housing industry, particularly social and innovative housing. Lucas previously worked as a consultant, then within a social landlord, as head of the innovation department. Lucas brings his expertise and vision on the transformation of the housing sector.

Lucas is a graduate of the University of Toulouse II and the Paris Institute of Urban Planning.

Manon Peuchot

Manon leads consulting missions in strategy and innovation. She has previously worked in the fields of consulting as well as in the management of excavated soil in the construction industry.

Manon is a graduate of ENS Cachan and the University of Paris Dauphine – PSL.

Lucile Hamon
Studio Manager

Lucile joined Impulse Partners after several entrepreneurial experiences, including the founding of the startup Backacia. She participates in the development of the Impulse Studio activity.

Lucile is a graduate of HEC and Trinity College Dublin.

Maxime Chamillard

Maxime accompanies any actor, public or private, wishing to get closer to and collaborate with an ecosystem of startups in the construction and real estate sectors through consulting missions and the activity Impulse Labs, the startup accelerator by Impulse Partners, which he coordinates.
He was previously in charge of open innovation startups in a large construction group (sourcing, project set-up, deployment, corporate venture…).

Maxime is a graduate of Sup’Biotech, Paris Dauphine and Mines ParisTech.

Alice Birolo
Head of International Partnerships / Senior Consultant

Alice is an architect, specialized in smart city issues. She brings her expertise on low-carbon issues and innovative real estate projects. She previously worked for a public developer on urban innovation and sustainable transformation of territories.

Alice graduated from Politecnico di Torino and École des Ponts et Chaussées.

Zineb Bouchikhi
Senior Consultant

Zineb is a senior consultant at Impulse and leads projects on the topics of well-being in real estate and low-carbon construction. She also contributes to Impulse Partners’ international development.

Zineb previously worked in the field of social entrepreneurship.

Zineb is a graduate of Neoma Business School.

Ludovic Bonillo
Senior Consultant

Ludovic joined Impulse after 2 years as an innovation project manager within the Nexity Group. He is specialized in supporting innovative projects (intrapreneurship, startups, new offers from large groups, etc.). He also leads the Smart City platform on behalf of public and private partners.

Ludovic graduated from PSB Paris School of Business and studied at CSUMB California State University Monterey Bay.

Jeeyoun Ho
Senior Consultant

With her multicultural background and extensive experience in assisting major corporations and startups from Asia in their collaborations with the European continent, Jeeyoun is dedicated to bridging the gap between these entities.

She is a graduate of Korea University and the Burgundy School of Business in Dijon.

Florian Diab
Senior Consultant

Florian Diab joined Impulse Partners in January 2024 after accumulating 3 years of experience as an investor in industrial startups at Bpifrance. His expertise gained during this period strengthened his commitment to topics in innovation and sustainable development. As the Head of Industries and Energy Ecosystems at Impulse Partners, Florian will bring his know-how and contribute significantly to the advancement of strategic initiatives in these constantly evolving fields.

Juliette Gruau
Senior Consultant

Juliette works on construction related topics, particularly digital and robotic design and manufacturing.
She previously worked in a design office and then in a startup.

She has a double degree in engineering (specialized in construction materials at INSA Rennes) and business school (Audencia Business School).

Justine Itier
Public Sector Development Coordinator

Justine is in charge of developing Impulse Partners’ activities with public actors. She has several experiences in public affairs and institutional relations in the public sphere (consular establishment) as well as in the private sphere (CAC40 company and consulting firm for local authorities).

Justine is a graduate from Sciences Po Grenoble and the University of Paris Dauphine.


Eugenia Vitali
Business Developper

Eugenia has a professional startup background. She started out as an entrepreneur in venture building and partnership development for Station and joined impulse partners to contribute to its commercial development.

Eugenia is a graduate of the University of Bologna and the University of Maastricht.

Melike Yildiz

Melike joined Impulse following her international research and consulting activities. She is responsible for the Construction & Buildings and Safety & Prevention in Construction platforms.

She is specialized in the implementation of sustainable development objectives and interactions between the public and private sectors.

Melike is a graduate of Sciences Po Aix and Skema Business School.

Ilona Dubarry

Ilona joined Impulse after a number of experiences, in France and abroad, in supporting the development of innovative companies. She specialises in innovative housing issues. She works with public sector players and social landlords. She works on strategic projects involving major innovation issues.

Ilona is a graduate of Sciences Po Bordeaux.

Yann Le Gall

Yann has several experiences in start-ups, sales and strategy. He is involved in supporting startups via an innovation third-party space, and in consulting missions for players in the energy and industry sectors.

Yann is a graduate of EM Lyon and ECAM LaSalle.

Timothée Gain

Timothée joined Impulse Partners after 2 years of experience in innovation in the housing sector. He works on the topics of well-being in real estate and hydrogen.

Timothée is a graduate of EM Normandie.

Gayanée Matavossian

Gayanée works on strategy and innovation consulting missions. She joined Impulse Partners after 4 years of experience in the energy efficiency and renovation sector.

Gayanée has a double degree in energy transition (Paris-Diderot University) and in energy geopolitics (Paris-Sorbonne University).

Damaris Gros

Damaris joined Impulse Partners after several years’ experience in the consulting world, notably in open innovation and digital transformation. She works on energy-related issues in the industrial world, with a strong interest in the innovative “blue energy” sector.

Damaris is a graduate of Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University and Skema Business School.

Margaux Vizier

Margaux joined Impulse Partners as a consultant, focusing on low-carbon construction and hydrogen issues.

She previously supported international start-up to set up in France, especially in the energy, mobility and Smart City sectors.

Margaux is a graduate of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and IAE Lille.

Léa Douroux

After working for a local authority strategy consultancy agency, Léa joined Impulse Partners to work on public sector consultancy issues. She is also responsible for the Smart City platform.

Léa holds a Master’s degree in local public action from Science Po Grenoble, as well as a second Master’s degree in social science, economics and urban planning from the Ecole d’Urbanisme de Paris.

Louis Boutet

Following several professional experiences working for startups in France and abroad, Louis joined Impulse to deepen his professional skills in the consulting and innovation sector. Currently a student at Grenoble

Ecole de Management, Louis joins Impulse as an analyst.

Antoine Dufau

Passionate about innovation applied to industrial, environmental, and energy issues, Antoine joined Impulse Partners as an Analyst. He works on circular cities and territories, on health and prevention in the construction industry and on the Smart City.

Antoine is an intern as part of his Programme Grande Ecole at emlyon business school.

Simon Di Loreto

Passionate about innovation and tomorrow’s environmental and societal challenges. Simon joined Impulse Partners to deepen his knowledge of these subjects.

Simon joined the Impulse Partners team as part of his end-of-study internship at EM Lyon Business School.

Clémence Porcher

Clémence joins Impulse Partners as an Analyst after 6 months’ experience in consulting. She is involved in supporting start-ups on the CAPEB and Travaux Publics et Infrastructures platforms. She also carries out consultancy assignments for players in the public and construction sectors.

Clémence is currently on a gap year as part of her master’s degree at ESSCA.

Titouan You

Titouan is very interested in current issues in the fields of energy and industry in particular, and has joined Impulse Partners as an analyst.

Titouan is currently doing an internship as part of his dual studies at INSA and Sciences Po Rennes.

Laetita Lamartine

As an Analyst at Impulse Partners, Laetitia contributes mainly to projects linked to new technologies in the construction sector, as well as to the international development of innovative solutions, particularly in the infrastructure sector, and to recruitment. With 6 months’ previous experience in the banking sector, Laetitia joins our team to bring her expertise and passion to our initiatives.

Laetitia is currently on a gap year for her Master’s degree at Neoma Business School, so she is continuing her academic career while contributing to our company.

Laetita Lamartine

Martin is deeply involved in current social and environmental issues, and joined Impulse Partners as an analyst following a number of experiences in construction, aeronautics and design. He works on housing and urban innovation.

Martin is currently doing an end-of-studies internship as part of his Designer Engineer training at ESME.

Maëlys Leduc
Marketing, Communication and Events Coordinator

After gaining experience in the world of web design, Maëlys joined Impulse partners as head of communications, marketing and events.

Maëlys is a graduate of EM Strasbourg.

Louisa Djafri
Executive Assistant

Louisa is an Executive Assistant and supports the team in the management of innovation spots and takes care of the administrative management of the company. She has worked for 15 years as an Assistant in all types of companies, particularly in the real estate sector.

Louisa is also involved in associations such as Les Resto du Coeur or Môm’Artre, a childcare network focused on art and culture.

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