TAC ECONOMICS has a critical size of about 20 staff with the large majority having either a
Masterís degree or a PhD in their respective areas of expertise.
The team is headed by an Executive Committee and benefits
from support and advice from three Senior Advisors.
Thierry Apoteker, Chairman & Chief Economist
Thierry graduated from the top French school
of management HEC and obtained a Doctorate in Monetary Economics from
the University of Paris Dauphine. He started as a junior economist in
a French think tank (B.I.P.E.) and then moved to Banque Indosuez (now
Credit Agricole Indosuez / Calyon/ CACIB) where he set up the country
risk division before becoming the bank's chief economist and head of the
Research Department. Thierry left the bank in 1990 to create the consultancy
group that bears his name. Thierry is a frequent
lecturer on international economics in many academic institutions (HEC,
IGR, ENSAI), and is a speaker at many international conferences.
Sylvain Barthélémy, CEO
Sylvain joined TAC ECONOMICS in 1995, with a pre-doctoral degree in Monetary Economics
from Rennes University, and started at TAC as a quantitative expert. He pioneered TAC ECONOMICS quantitative work in the field
of non-linear modeling and artificial intelligence, and has been the key architect of all quantitative
developments at TAC ECONOMICS. Sylvain is a lecturer at Rennes University and is
a member of many different scientific committees in academic / international
conferences in the fields of quantitative economics, finance and data mining.