Antoine Tirard

    Executive Development Consultant

    Professional Expertise

    Antoine Tirard consults with global companies in the areas of talent management, leadership development, transformation and change, strategic human resources, and executive coaching. Antoine has extensive experience working with business and HR executives to help them build integrated talent management strategies, design and implement global leadership development programs, and increase leadership effectiveness to accelerate business results.


    Antoine has consulted with clients in a wide range of industries, with leaders and teams located across the globe. For the past six years, he has been responsible for the co-design, development, and ongoing delivery of an award winning senior leadership program for a leading pharmaceutical and healthcare company.

    Prior to consulting, Antoine was global head of talent acquisition and development at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and global head of talent, learning, and organisation development at Novartis. Under his leadership, both companies increased their senior executive bench strength and accelerated the development of their high-potential leaders. He has also held human resources executive positions, as vice president of HR of the animal health and eye care divisions of Novartis, as well as HR director at Clifford Chance.

    Authored three books on HR management, assessment tools, and careers. He is a regular guest lecturer at Institut Magellan and INSEAD, and speaks frequently at international HR and talent management conferences. Additionally, he is Senior Fellow in Human Capital at The Conference Board, Associate Expert with the Cercle Magellan, and a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

    Antoine lives near Paris, France and is fluent in both French and English.

    • M.B.A. – INSEAD
    • M.A. – Human Resources Management, Paris Sorbonne University
    • Certified Coach – Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching
    • Certification in Hogan Suite of Assessments, MBTI, VOICES® 360º, viaEDGE™ Learning Agility and Insights Discovery