Hakim El Karoui
Hakim El Karoui is head of the Paris office of Brunswick, a UK-based communications consultancy.
He has authored the report on Islam in France, Un islam français est possible, and Nouveau monde arabe, nouvelle politique arabe pour la France (the New Arab world, a new "Arab policy" for France).
He taught at the University of Lyon II before joining the Prime Minister's office in 2002. After working at the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, he joined the Rothschild bank in 2006. In 2011, he joined the strategy consulting firm Roland Berger, where he co-directs the Africa department while also consulting the French government. He is also the head of Volentia, a strategic consulting firm that he founded 5 years ago. He is also an author, analyst and social entrepreneur (he created the 21st Century Club and the Young Mediterranean Leaders).
Hakim El Karoui is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and holds a degree in geography.