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Jerome Sallard

Sector Expertise: Consulting, Cross-Sector, Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Hospitality, Professional Services, Public Sector

Regional Expertise: Europe, Cross-regions

Personal Challenges:

  • Career Development
  • Career Transition
  • Change Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership Development
  • Team Management

Location: France

Language: Native French and fluent English and Italian.

Jérôme is a seasoned executive coach with a unique blend of experience in industry, strategy consulting and coaching.

His clients are CEOs men and women, boards and exec committees in various industries (services, finance, insurance, hospitality, public sector….).

Jérôme founded in 2011 Octen Consulting: a consultancy and coaching boutique dedicated to freeing potentials for executives, teams and organizations. Previously he spent 10 years within top tier strategy consulting firms as a principal and partner: a spin-off of Bain & co, Mercer Management Consulting, Oliver Wyman. He started as a chemical engineer holding various business and service positions in water treatment and quality project manager for Michelin in Italy.

He developed an holistic and integrated approach to help CEOs to solve personal and team issues related to decision making and conflicts management. To reach this, he uses non conventional approaches, while very respectful, such as Clarification (Berner), Internal Family System (Schwartz), Breathing (Orr), Process work (Mindell), Polarities (Amiar)…

He helps Triumers to step back from their career and get the best out of this unique moment of their life : work on self-leadership, decision making, career choices, assertiveness, behaviours, self-confidence. At a team level, he works on building trust, transformations, strategic vision, conflicts and seminars.

Jérôme is also General Delegate and cofounder of Equaleadersk, a NGO dedicated to empowerment of female leaders by mentoring by CEOs of large companies. The fourth cohort starting in february 2024 is made of 27 ladies from 32 to 55 in 24 different organisations across all sectors.

Jérôme Sallard holds an MBA from HEC Group (Dean’s list), an engineering degree from ENSIC and a Research Master from the Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine. He has multiple certifications as executive coach with Transformance Pro, master coach of executives and organisations with Koan Coaching and Prcoess Work facilitator from EFPW.

In the HEC Alumni community, he was head of the Insurance Chapter, member of the Finance hub board (since 2013), animators of HEC we&men events and cofounder of the Spiritualities Club. He mentored start-ups founders in HEC Mercure Booster, women (Stand up program) and was in HEC Incubator jury.

Finally, Jérôme speaks native French and fluent English and Italian. He has 4 children from 23 to 32 and likes good food and wines, classical music and opera, vintage cars and life.