Our team

Our consultants come from the best French and European engineering and business schools or universities 

Stéphane Blard



Stéphane graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and has more than 30 years consulting experience in the financial services industry. He made most of his career within leading and renowned consultancies (such as Bossard, BCG, Roland Berger, Kea) prior to founding ValueQuest in 2015. He does mainly operate in the fields of retail banking, specialized financial services and insurance on a broad range of topics: distribution strategy, multichannel management, improvement of customer journey or customer experience, operational efficiency, innovation management…

His motto: “bringing together business expertise, know-how and interpersonal skills to succeed on projects!”

Stéphane Leroy


Stéphane graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees and has almost a 25-year experience in financial services in consulting and banking. After 5 years in the French Ministry of Transport and 6 years at McKinsey, he took managerial positions at Natixis in France and in the international network, where he was notably Head of Strategy. Before founding ValueQuest, he was Head of EMEA Emerging Countries in Natixis’ CIB. His areas of expertise include: CIB, Finance and Risks, international development, wealth management, on various topics: strategy, organization, change management, innovation management, regulatory…

Léa Peyrière


Graduated from Paris-Dauphine University in Finance, Léa started her career in Wealth Management (customer relationship, financing needs and loan applications analysis). Then, she chose to continue her career in the Private Equity field joining an investment company (investment portfolio valuation and reporting). As she wished to move towards management consulting, she joined ValueQuest in 2018.

Michel Combet




Michel graduated from Grenoble Ecole de Mangement with a Master's degree in Finance. He started his career in corporate finance consultancy (equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions), then in coverage at Crédit Agricole on large-market companies. Then he joined a fintech specialized in fundraising operations. In 2021, he decided to join ValueQuest as a strategy and management consultant. He has notably worked on customer relations and outsourcing issues.

Blandine Filliol



Graduate from ESCP Business School, Blandine has worked two years in the front-office project and support team of Amundi. This brought her to participate in the continuous improvement of the asset management platform ALTO* as well as its commercial deployment by Amundi Technology. She joined ValueQuest in the fall 2021 and took part in a change through innovation mission, in the credit risk department of a large bank.

Morgan Kieffer



Before joining ValueQuest, Morgan worked for nearly two years at the Banque de France as a financial analyst. During her academic career at Université Paris Dauphine-PSL, she developed solid skills in financial mathematics and actuarial science, as well as in corporate valuation and restructuring.

Robin Wolf



Robin holds a Master's degree in Finance, and began his career in transformation consulting at Deloitte, before joining the internal consulting teams of Natixis and then BPCE. He was notably involved in major optimization, offshoring and transformation projects (defining target organizational models, merging activities and converging processes, reviewing operating models). Wishing to pursue his career in strategy and management consulting, he decided to join ValueQuest in 2022.

Mesil Budak

Senior Consultant


Holder of a Master's degree in Financial Engineering, Mesil began his career in the in corporate finance (equity capital operations, mergers and acquisitions, debt issuance), then in financial audit with a clientele of investment funds and mid-market companies. As he wished to turn towards management consulting, he choosed to join ValueQuest early in 2017. He intervened on topics such as organization, processes optimization and IT outsourcing, in particular in the insurance sector.

Loïc Leitao

Senior Consultant


Graduate from ESCP since 2005, Loïc has acquired a combined experience in management consulting and banking services where he worked as a retail banking branch manager and then as a member of the internal audit team.


He has worked on a broad range of topics including  improvement of business processes, governance models (conception and implementation), permanent control (organization and operations management), front office compliance (KYC and client advisory) and retail banking salesforce management (setting of sales objectives and day to day management of financial advisors).