Laurent Thomas is the the Co-Founder of Consulting Quest, and the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Transformation of Novecare, a Global Business Unit of Solvay, a global chemicals company. At Novecare, he is responsible for developing and implementing the GBU strategy, transformation, digital roadmap, open innovation, and M&A activities. Laurent graduated with an engineering degree from École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées, one of the foremost engineering schools in Paris.
His professional background which blends consulting and operational experience, has lead him to the realization that tremendous value can be unleashed through consulting if procured and managed properly. As a visionary leader he is committed to helping businesses spearhead transformation initiatives that enable progress. Laurent is amateur computer programmer, a passionate reader who loves collecting management books, a rugby player.
The methodologies behind this book have been specifically developed to support organizations intending to maximize the value for the money they spend on consulting services. The concepts covered in this book are not a one-size-fits all solution yet they can help companies of all sizes begin the journey toward smarter sourcing when it comes to their consulting budgets.