Consultants

The quality of our people is the cornerstone of our ability to serve our clients.

Xavier Tandonnet

Xavier Tandonnet

Managing Partner

Human Resources – General Management & Company Takeover

+33 6 99 41 08 51
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After starting a degree in literature, Xavier Tandonnet studied Private Business Law and Political Science (Toulouse, South of France) before following a HR postgraduate program. After a five-year period in the French Marine Corps as Platoon leader then legal officer, Xavier joined an Anglo-Saxon recruitment firm in 2004. For four years he carried out his duties dedicated to HR function.
In 2004, he co-founded aperlead, he led the HR department and managed departments of General Management & Finance, Industry & Purchasing, and Sales & Marketing. Meanwhile, his partner developed the Tax & Legal activities. In 2009, after his partner’s departure, Xavier managed the whole team and took part in the HR department. Since 2017, he also implements a new service of interim management under the brand Aperlead Transition.
From 2012 to 2016, Xavier was a lecturer at Sciences Po Paris (the Paris Institute of Political Studies). He is also a member of groups (NCU, CUI, SAR), professional associations (ANDRH) and a Think-Tank. In 2016, he joined the Ethical Committee of Syntec Recruitment Consultancy.
He enjoys reading, gardening, hunting, sailing, running, playing tennis and rugby.
Matthieu Le Conte

Matthieu Le Conte

Executive Consultant

Purchasing, Industry & Supply chain

+33 6 68 51 75 39
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Matthieu Le Conte holds a Master Degree in Law (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, the most famous French University) and obtained a Master in Management at ISG (Business School). He began as a consultant working as team manager in an Anglo-Saxon recruitment firm for several years. There, he conducted research in consolidation, audit and management control for finance departments in companies and for audit firms.
In 2008, he joined an international executive search firm. There, he mainly recruited talents from the industry sector, managers, executives as well as experts possessing specific skills, in France, Europe and Africa. He worked in the industry sector as HR Development Manager and Human Resources Manager. In 2011, he joined aperlead and is now in charge of the Industry, Supply Chain & Purchasing Department. Thanks to this dual HR experience in industry and consultancy, Matthieu recruits in all functions in industry and purchasing. From management functions (Operations, Industry, Factory, Purchasing, Supply Chain and so on…) to middle and top management positions and focused on engineers.
He likes history, architecture, tennis and traveling.
Marie-Agnès de Malefette-Bouyssou

Marie-Agnès de Malefette-Bouyssou

Executive Consultant

Legal & Tax

+33 6 66 17 37 32
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Marie-Agnès de Malefette-Bouyssou took literary training within a degree in literature. Then, she decided to follow a legal training. She holds an Advanced Master Degree in Business Law, a DJCE- Diploma in Legal Advice for Businesses and a CAPA- Certificate of Aptitude for the Profession of Lawyer.
For nearly 10 years, she worked as a lawyer in prestigious business consultancy firms based in Paris (DS Avocats, Poitrinal/ Deloitte, UGGC). Then, she put her career on hold in order to take care of her family. In 2011, she joined aperlead as a consultant. Nowadays, she is in charge of the development of the Tax & Legal Department. She conducts assignments consisting in recruiting company legal advisers, tax specialists and lawyers (co-workers and partners). Her expertise lies on her deep knowledge in legal professions in company as well as in firms.
Marie-Agnès particularly likes reading, singing, the theater and human resources. She is also involved in several voluntary activities.
Baudouin Doutrebente

Baudouin Doutrebente

Partner

Sales & Marketing

+33 6 99 43 75 47
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Baudouin Doutrebente studied History and Geography. Then, he followed a preparatory class in Science-Po and finished his training in ISG (Business School). As part of his studies, he did several internships, in general departments and in logistics and marketing, for key players specialized in asset management, sea transport and retail.
In 2008, he joined aperlead as a Research Officer. For a year, he recruited Marketing profiles and Lawyers. In 2009, despite the economic context, he wanted to move forward and became consultant. As he was interested in sales and client relation sectors, attentive to the product, he widened the firm’s offer by pioneering a new practice: Sales & Marketing. From this time, he has supported his French and International clients through recruitment process of sales and marketing managers, including their respective teams. He became a Partner in 2017.
He is really interested in gastronomy and cuisine as well as art. He likes the outdoors and contemplating the beauty of all things.
Joséphine de St Vincent

Joséphine de Saint Vincent

Consultant

Legal & Tax

+33 6 99 48 75 38
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Joséphine de Saint Vincent has a Degree and Master’s degree in French Law and Anglo-American Law from University Paris X Nanterre, a Master’s degree in Business and Tax law from University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and a LL.M. in International Business Law from the LSE.
After several internships in various law firms, she is admitted to the French Bar in 2014 when she becomes junior associate in the litigation team of the law firm Veil Jourde.
Fascinated by human relations, she joins aperlead in 2017 as consultant in the tax & legal department. She recruits various profiles: lawyers and tax and legal experts.
Joséphine loves singing, windsurfing and skiing.
Jean-Vincent du Lac

Jean-Vincent du Lac

Executive Consultant

Banking & Insurance - Corporate Finance

+33 6 98 68 06 17
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Jean-Vincent du Lac graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Gestion (a French business school in Paris) and passed a Certificate of Business Studies from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Starting his career, he joined an Anglo-Saxon recruitment firm as Consultant in the Bank and Insurance Department and was soon promoted to lead a team of several managers and consultants. He appreciates resolving strategic recruitments for companies he works for, and finding out new and great opportunities for his candidates.
Jean-Vincent then participated in setting up two successive recruitment firms where he carried-on managing teams of consultants in the Banking and Financial field.
He is a movie lover and is fascinated by history (especially the D Day period). He also has a great interest for Le Perche and the United-States. He is very invested in associative fraternities and is chairman of an association whose goal is to protect and defend heritage.
Stéphane Groz

Stéphane Groz

Business Director

Transition Management

+33 7 72 23 96 86
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Stéphane GROZ graduated from Paris Dauphine University (promotion 86). He holds a Master ‘s degree in Management.
After a military period as section chief officer in the commandos in the Air Force, he joined the ADECCO group as head of an agency in building and industry fields in Paris. In 1989, he decided to leave Paris and joined A.T.S, a specialized company in the distribution of advertising objects as commercial director. He was responsible for developing a network of resellers in region area.
In 1991, he left France and moved to the Middle East where he was successively director of operations in Saudi Arabia and commercial director in the Sultanate of Oman for SODEXO group. In 1995, he went back to France in order to take over the distribution of the VIVENDI free press for South West France. In 2001 he was appointed Customer Service Manager at SFR. He was responsible for the 500,000 largest individual customers of the group.
In 2007, he decided to set up his own company dedicated to real estate investments. He was part also of the creation of "NOVENGO" an investment fund specialized in solar power stations. Since 2010, Stéphane has held various management positions in French companies.
He joined aperlead in September 2018 in order to develop the transition management business and the mediation department.
He enjoys water skiing, downhill skiing, hiking and reading.