Antoine Tirard is an international Talent Management Consultant, Trainer and Coach to large global organisations. Based in Paris, he founded NexTalent in 2010, a consulting firm specialising in talent management, leadership development, and human resources management. He has extensive experience working with senior business and HR executives to create integrated talent management strategies, and to design, develop, and execute talent development programmes.
He builds on 20 years of experience in human resources within international corporations, most recently as Group Director of Recruitment and Talent Development for LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Global Head of Talent Management & Organisation Development, and Global Head of Learning for Novartis. He held HR leadership positions with Novartis, L’Oréal and Clifford Chance in Europe and the United States.
His expertise areas include strategic human resources management, talent management, leadership assessment and development, executive coaching, learning, recruiting, performance management, change management, organisational development, and intercultural management.
Antoine is the co-author of Révélez vos Talents, a book on psychometric tools for development as well as a French-English dictionary of human resources management. He is a regular guest lecturer at INSEAD and Paris Sorbonne University and speaks frequently at international HR and talent management conferences. He is also a Senior Fellow in Human Capital at The Conference Board, a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Antoine received an MBA from INSEAD and a master’s degree in human resources management from Paris Sorbonne University.
A French national, Antoine has lived and worked in the United States, Switzerland, France, and Morocco. He works in both French and English.