March 2023 Olivier Bariety
Olivier is a well-recognized specialist in Business Intelligence & Strategy applied to international companies, with a global approach for a very operational direct support. He co-founded Princeps Strategy in 2019 with Nathalie de Gaulle, a Strategic Intelligence Consulting House, partnering with Dumon Partners and focusing on Foresight and Operational support.
He is appointed in January 2022 as a member of the John Cockerill Fortress’ strategic committee.
Former Vice-president of ACCOR GROUP in Africa & Middle East, Olivier was in charge of Security and Business Intelligence from 2017 to 2019. His responsibilities included strategic information analysis, crisis management, security assessment, properties audit, systems and processes design, as well by providing technical security support for new projects.
Previously Colonel in the French army, and representative of the French Special Operations Command for the North of Indian Ocean from 2013 to 2017, he built a variety of operational partnerships with countries in the Middle East. Late Head of influence and deputy Director of operations from 2008 to 2013, he was in charge of prospective and anticipation for the French Special Operations Command in Africa and in the Middle East.
Specialist of INFOWAR and Business Intelligence, he wrote collective books and his well recognized expertise lead him to teach at HEC Business School – ranked #1 in Europe – and at the prestigious French Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. .
Olivier is graduate from Ecole Militaire Inter Armes de Saint Cyr-Coetquidan, Ecole de Guerre Paris and holds a Master’s Degree of Defense, Geostrategy and Industrial Dynamics from ISAD-Paris II, as well as a Master’s Degree of Defense and Geopolitics from Ecole de Guerre Paris.
Olivier is an Officer of French Légion d’honneur and decorated twice for gallantry.