Managing Team

François Louisin
Managing Director, founder - ESD Partners
Managing Partner, co-founder - FLB Partners

Editorial Director of the “European Space Directory” and “European Security Directory” publications, François has 33 year experience in strategy and top management consulting (Mars & Co, Stratorg, Deloitte Consulting-Braxton, A.T. Kearney…) in the Aerospace & Defence / Security and High Tech sectors. He contributes to developing global strategies and reorganising operations for multinational corporations and Research & Technology organisations active in the Aerospace & Defence and technology-intensive sectors (electronics, biotechnologies, energy, naval...). He has managed numerous projects more specifically focused on industrial policy issues, the assessment of sector economics evolutions and multi-national programme opportunities for the European Space Agency (ESA), CNES, the European Defence Agency (EDA), the European Commission (TACIS and PHARE programmes; DG Enterprise and Industry; DG Research), and various governmental institutions.

François graduated from ENSAE - Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique, from ESSEC - Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales, and holds a masters' degree in applied economics from Paris IX Dauphine University.

Anayis Khedjian

Senior Editorial Administrator of "European Space Directory" and "European Security Directory" at ESD Partners with an experience of more than 28 years in communicating with industrial space companies and space agencies throughout Europe.

Anayis holds a BBA degree, in Business Administration.