Benjamin - Cédric BLANDIN

Business Analyst

37 ans


> 10 years abroad : Africa (5 years), Europe (3 years), Asia (1 year), America (<1 year)

> 8 years of professional experience in industry, R&D and diplomacy

> Fields of expertise :
- Innovative thinking
- Industry & High Tech
- Corporate & Business strategy
- Business Analysis & Business Intelligence
- Economic & Strategic Analysis
- Geopolitic & International Relations

Expériences professionnelles

Guest lecturer

ESSEC Business School

De Janvier 2015 à Aujourd'hui

Analyst sénior - strategy & operations

Deloitte Luxembourg

De Septembre 2013 à Décembre 2014

> Assisted the Innovation Leader by conducting several business surveys toward each of LuxInnovation's Clusters (Space, Automotive, BioHealth, EcoInnovation, etc.)
> Conducted an in-depth mapping of all Deloitte R&D initiatives worldwide
> Development of several projects as an intrapreneur : (new communication solution and new business offers related to innovation)
> Former member of the "Ambassador for Innovation" network
> Member of the Council for Young Professionnals

Airspace Industry
> Wrote several request for information/proposals for major European Airspace actors
> Conducted several benchmarks & market analysis (satellite telecommunication systems for emergency services)

Banking & Finance
> Review of Anti Money Laundering (AML) processes at several private banks
> Review of Know Your Customer (KYC) and compliance processes at a major European clearing institution
> Reports for the Luxembourgish supervisory authority (CSSF)



De Avril 2013 à Septembre 2013

Management consulting mission at European Airspace leader's facility in Toulouse

> Developed project management & reporting tools and matrix
> Created training material : brochures and templates
> Conducted data analysis

Management consultant


De Octobre 2012 à Mars 2013

Pro Bono consulting mission in coordination between EM Lyon and Volvo IT

> Conducted an audit of Volvo IT's support team organization & processes
> Interviewed and administrated a quality survey among support teams in Poland, Sweden & India
> Designed a new organizational chart structure



De Octobre 2012 à Aujourd'hui

Member of the French delegation - French Brazilian Negotiations Fellowship

> French-Brazilian bilateral negotiations simulations related to the Airspace & Defense industry and space policies
> Survey about the French-Brazilian scientific cooperation regarding the peaceful use of space
> Simulation of the French-Brazilian negotiations over the Dassault "Rafale" jet fighter contract

The FBNF is supported by : CCFB, Ubifrance, Alliance française, French National Assembly, Saint Gobain Latin America, Campus France, IFESP, MyLittleBrazil

Freelance consultant


De Juin 2011 à Août 2012

Worked as an independant analyst / Jr advisor for various embassies in Paris (Asia, Africa, North America & Middle East)

> Conducted surveys related to strategic resources
> Conducted conferences related to the geopolitic of strategic resources
> Business Intelligence
> Economic & Strategic Analysis
> Geopolitic & International Relations

Attaché commercial & analyste economique

Ambassade de France au Cambodge , Phnom penh - Stage

De Septembre 2010 à Décembre 2010

Auditor & consultant in marketing strategy


De Septembre 2010 à Décembre 2010

> Business Analysis
> Conducted an audit of both HR and stocks management
> Realised a new menu
> Realised a list of improvements to be taken (logistic, sourcing, staff management, accounting, partnerships with other French brands)

Consultant marketing, stratégie et cost-killing

Le Jardin , Phnom penh - Autres

De Septembre 2010 à Décembre 2010

Commercial attaché


De Juillet 2010 à Décembre 2010

> Business Intelligence
> Economic & Srategic Analysis
> Realized a global economic intelligence survey of the Cambodian economy
> Wrote the 2010-2011 version of the UBIFRANCE book "The essential of a market: Cambodia"
> Represented the economic department to the French Development Agency, the French-Cambodian Chamber of Commerce and local ministries (energy, mines, economy)
> Followed and helped organising Phnom Penh's "luxury fair" and "French week"
> Visited industrial facilities and interviewed both economic and political VIP

Business manager

E-nova technologies , New delhi - Stage

De Juillet 2010 à Août 2010

Research assistant for the dean


De Septembre 2009 à Février 2012

> Set up a research database
> Assisted Phd researchers conducting their research
> Translated & transcripted professional and research material
> Conducted research related to economics and finance
> Organised study trip at EU institutions in Brussels
> Realised communication material (brochures)

Assistant de recherche

ISC PARIS , Paris - Autres

De Septembre 2009 à Juin 2011

Sustainable development group project


De Janvier 2009 à Mars 2009

My team and I at IFAG School of Management developed a global sustainable development survey of the company and a complete report listing the existing initiatives in France dedicated to promote disabled people employment in order to help 1000Mercis developing its own initiative in that field.

- Sustainable development survey
- Report existing tools to support the employment of disabled people

Chef de projet en r&d

EPSON FRANCE , Créteil - Autres

De Septembre 2008 à Août 2009

R&d project management assistant


De Septembre 2008 à Août 2009

> Followed and updated the project management platform
> Developed project management tools
> Managed the technical support database
> Answered clients technical questions
> Developed marketing supports (brochures)

Business manager

Arctic Paper France , Paris - Autres

De Janvier 2007 à Juillet 2008

Business development assistant


De Janvier 2007 à Juillet 2008

> Negotiated commercial contracts (Generated over 500 K of sales in one and a half year)
> Was in contact directly or indirectly with both clients and factories
> Contacted industrial facilities in order to check available stocks
> Followed the supply chain advancement
> In case of transport problem, analysed the situation and determined other ways to deliver clients on time and if not possible, renegotiated terms of contract

Formations complémentaires

master 2

ISC Paris - International Business and Management

2009 à 2011

- Cursus "International Track"
- mineure: Stratégie des Affaires et Intelligence Économique"
- Majeure: International Business & Management

Mémoire: Géopolitique des ressources stratégiques: L'action de la Chine en Afrique"


IFAG Paris - Management et Gestion d'Entreprise

2008 à 2009


Négocia - Management des Unités Commerciales

2006 à 2008

Executive Program

Singularity University - Disruptive innovation

2015 à 2015

MSc (Mastère Spécialisé)

EM Lyon - Management Consulting

2012 à 2013

Master's degree (MSc)

ISC Paris - International Business & Management

2009 à 2012

Conducted research as research assistant at finance lab. and participated in both AFEV & START (ISC Paris) associations as a tutor and pedagogical coordinator.

These two associations aims at helping and supporting children about to leave the education system without any educational background through personal support.

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

NEGOCIA - Centre international de formation à la vente et à la négociation commerciale - Business Management

2006 à 2009

Advancia's "24h business challenge": My team and I ended up in the top 5 with an iWatch (to be wireless connected to an iPhone) concept.

Developed both a global sustainable development survey and a complete analysis of existing funds to promote handicap people employment for the company 1000Mercis.

Parcours officiels

ISC – ISC – International Business and Management – 2011


Français - Langue maternelle

Anglais - Courant

Allemand - Technique

Centres d'intérêt

  • Géopolitic
  • international relations
  • history and culture of ancient civilizations
  • high tech