Didier Coulon

Director and Associate


Didier Coulon is director of DECISION which he founded in 1991, implementing the original concept of a network of experts which he developed. For over 25 years he has managed and directed all DECISION’s work.

Previously, from 1978 to 1988 Didier Coulon worked for the BIPE (Bureau d’Information et de Prévisions Economiques) where he was expert in the sectors of mechanical engineering, automation, automotive, aerospace and defence until 1984.

In 1985 he founded the “automotive industry club” to enable workshops and forecasts gathering the European automotive leaders. In 1987 he headed the “New Technology” department where 20 consultants analysed the information and communications technologies (ICT), the electrical engineering industry, and the aerospace and defence industries.
At the same time he created the European structure EUROSTRATEGIES in Brussels which grouped five European consultancies (Roland Berger, EMC, ERA, Reseau, BIPE).

In 1988 he left the BIPE to become Deputy General Manager of Adrien Stratégie in Angers, and then joined the TECHNODIT strategic consultancy in 1989.

Didier Coulon has a DEA in Economic Science from the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris1) and has followed the training of the CEPE (Centre d’Etudes des Programmes Economiques).