Speaker profile


  • Mr Thomas Chalumeau
    Africa & Middle-East Chief Strategy & Development Officer and Executive committee Member


Thomas Chalumeau, French, 44, is Orange Africa & Middle-East Chief Strategy & Development Officer and Executive committee Member.

His scope of responsibilities include strategic planning, business development and partnerships in Orange MEA 21 countries for Telecom, Media, Digital Banking, new E-services and Venture Capital.

Thomas leads Orange MEA global leadership strategy in the Region in the face of new market conditions, emerging opportunities and evolving businesses.

He reports to Bruno Mettling, CEO of Orange Africa & Middle-East and Deputy CEO of Orange Group.
Thomas started his career as 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, and advised several European governments in public management and shareholding policy with various international institutions.

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