Gilles Haumont is Vice President, Luxury & Strategy, at Tsquared Insights. He has a B.A. (Hons) in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris and an MBA from ESSEC (French top 3). After five years in finance (Société Générale) and management consulting (Accenture), Gilles went on to occupy senior management positions for the past 25 years in leading groups in the luxury industry such as Richemont and Kering. He led the international expansion of Cartier as Retail Director and held similar roles at Boucheron (International Director) and Harry Winston (Vice President, Retail). Gilles then managed private companies in the luxury sector as CEO: Muzo International, Hédiard and Mellerio. He has worked in all key markets around the world and has lived in the United Kingdom, Australia, the United States and Switzerland. In his free time, Gilles writes novels (three published so far), plays with his five children and runs marathons.