Jacques was formerly CEO Deloitte Europe, and world-wide managing partner for services to the top 300 clients of the firm. Deloitte is well respected for its leadership and emphasis on issues relating to women in the workplace and commits extensive resources to this critical business matter. He was chairman of the Big Six global steering committee which worked with the major regulatory bodies, the SEC, the Commission in Brussels, the MOF in Tokyo, the IASC, the World Bank, Basel Committee etc. As an active participant in Davos (World Economic Forum1991-2001) Jacques led surveys and workshops on globalization and education which included for example, Sony, Microsoft, Dow, Hewlett Packard, Suez, Renault. At the same time, he was a member of the board of the IMD School (Lausanne) and of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (Geneva). Jacques has an extensive experience of managing global and complex projects. He holds a law doctorate from the Paris University.