What We Do


we facilitate strategic brainstorming and networking



We create a nexus among stakeholders by convening small seminars or larger conferences and we organise exchanges where participants confront their experience, analyses and solutions. We build trust while building networks of people with common interests, and we stir strategic thinking at the local or international level.

Below are the organizations that have joined the Nexus initiatives.

Historically focused on global energy issues... 

...Nexus now addresses construction information modeling, data sharing, and smart cities matters.

Strategic communications

Defining the right message, striking the right chord in a specific market or politcal environment, greatly influence the sustainability of a market position.

We assist our clients in developing a broader approach customised to the country they are targeting and help them navigate its administrative and political maize.

When operating abroad, companies and institutions are prone to cultural faux pas, thus overlooking important stakeholders. This is where we can help.

Our experience of international transactions and leading think tanks at the crossroads between business and government puts us in a position to strengthen our clients’ hand.

Events & networking

Bringing together a variety of stakeholders in a friendly and intellectually stimulating setting is our way to build convergence.

Sharing viewpoints, discussing key issues and trends in a particular industry help elaborate a vision of coming challenges and how to address them.

Nexus has experience in seminars and brainstorming events, in working with international partners on broader events, and in conducting foreign delegations exploring policies related to the energy and digital transitions.

Strategic advisory

Our advisory services cover a range of issues facing corporations vying for a broader or deeper international footprint.

Our strategic analyses decipher the institutional setting in which companies must evolve, the choice of their local partners and the definition of their communication with key authorities impacting their business development plans. Market entry approach and country risk analysis are supported by our network of unconventional expert profiles.


Nexus operates with a network of individuals around the world with a strong international experience and an insider's knowledge of local ways.

Y A N N I C K   M I R E U R

N I C O L A S 

de  B O I S G R O L L I E R

 R E M Y   M A R C H A N D  

Yannick initially specialized in European gas and power as an analyst at Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), a US-based consulting company on global energy. In 2009 he founded Nexus forum, which set up seminars on energy issues in emerging markets such as Russia, Mexico, Azerbaijan, and Turkey, and on American infrastructure in Washington D.C. and Houston, bringing together corporate and policy players to discuss strategic issues and the energy industry. After working on the COP22 in Morocco in 2016, Yannick refocused Nexus on climate, smart cities and innovation. Nexus works with Global Futures Group on Smart Cities New York.

Yannick is also an author and a frequent media guest in France on international affairs. He has taught at the French Military Academy of Saint-Cyr and at SciencesPo Aix in Provence. He is a graduate of the Paris school of political studies SciencesPo. A Fulbright scholar, he studied at Harvard and Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy where he earned a Master's and a Ph.D. 

Nicolas is Head of international development and partnerships for the Global Footprint Network, a science-based organization that provides a unique sustainability metric on biodiversity in cities and region across the world. Prior to joining GFN, Nicolas focused on impact investing in Southeast Asia. A former analyst with HSBC and corporate banking relationship manager with Natixis, Nicolas joined the global insurance group AXA as a Strategic Auditor (in-house senior strategic management consultant) working on behalf of the Group's top executives at AXA international headquarters in Paris. He later became EVP (2008 - 2013) and member of the Executive Committee of AXA Life Japan -- one of the Group's largest operational subsidiaries.

A seasoned international policy analyst, Nicolas was a Foreign Policy Studies Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., and an Adjunct Professor at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris (Sciences Po). He holds an MPA from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and an MBA from the London Business School. He is also a graduate of Sciences Po in Paris.

Originally a university teacher in econometrics, Rémy has a 30-year experience in information systems as a civil servant, first at the National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies INSEE, then at the Ministry of Finance, and finally at the Prime Minister’s Office. Rémy has overseen the digital transformation of a variety of French public services, from international trade and embassies to hospitals and the pension system, providing him with a first-hand experience in coping with technological innovations in information and communication.

An accomplished practitioner in electronic data interchange and a distinguished specialist in international standards/specifications for private and public information flows, he has conducted a number of international projects in Africa and Asia for a wide range of industries from agribusiness to footwear and from aeronautics to transport and logistics, including EU-financed projects. Most recently, Rémy has specialized in trade facilitation, keeping track of international initiatives such as digital trade alliances through thorough business intelligence work.       

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Bercoff dans tous ses états

reçoit Yannick Mireur, auteur de "Populisme smart" (juin 2022) 

Entretien avec Smart World sur les enjeux économiques en Chine