Frederic Laurent, 31 (Sales Manager and Head of French Operations at CHP Consulting, London and Paris) is one of the second cohort of the Leasing Foundation Future Leaders programme.
He was born in Belgium and lived subsequently in India and Switzerland. Frederic was admitted to Ecole Polytechnique in Paris in 2002 and served in the Air Force commando before his academic studies. His final year of study was spent completing an MSc in Bio-engineering at Imperial College. In London he joined joined CHP Consulting, working on migration, development, configuration, project management and left CHP briefly to work for SunGard in Paris. On rejoining CHP he working on in the company's sales team.
Frederic's interests are in foreign languages, currently Japanese, and he is studying for a Diploma at the Wine and Spirits Education Trust.