ABGi France

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Passionate entrepreneurs dedicated to your performance 

Innovation in our vision of consulting and in our management practices generates commitment and value creation for the entire ABGi ecosystem.

Passion, Leadership, Commitment & Excellence


From various backgrounds, all the Management Committee members are operationally involved in the firm’s activities and act as sponsors of cross-functional projects. 

Bernard SAWADOGO, ABGi’s Chief Finance Officer since 2009, is responsible for steering the financial, accounting and general services processes. 


Olivia CERVEAU-REYNAUD, ABGi’s Research Taxation Director since 2017, is the keeper of ABGi’s tax doctrine and positions. She interfaces with our teams on a day-to-day basis to identify the scope of eligibility, during calculation, during audits and with our clients. 


Guillaume CARLIER, Managing Director of ABGi since 2021, is responsible for defining and executing the strategy for our activities. He is also actively involved in promoting the company to our ecosystem of clients, partners, prospects and institutional players… 


Christophe LAJARRIGE, ABGi’s Consulting Director, is in charge of managing the consulting teams and ensuring that our teams are trained, equipped and available to help our clients enhance the performance of their innovations.  


Jacques GOUDARD, ABGi’s Sales Director since 2020, is responsible for defining sales policy and leading the Sales & Business Development teams. He plays an active role in developing new services and activating our growth options. 



Pragmatic, agile and transparent governance 


ABGi has set up a number of decision-making bodies adapted to its strong growth. The governance structure ensures that the company’s strategic priorities are balanced and monitored. 


ABGi is committed to maintaining a close relationship with its employees and has implemented a pragmatic form of governance guaranteeing direct access to the firm’s managers and directors. To achieve this, since 2022 we have been deploying a governance system and opportunities for exchange, debate and sharing with all our teams through 4 bodies: 





Synchronising and monitoring the execution of the company’s strategy and tracking key indicators. 





Sharing information and monitoring transformation projects. 



Team Leaders


Synchronisation of key indicators and discussion of major operational issues. 





Sharing information, news, feedback and best practice. 

A team committed to serving our clients

Guillaume Carlier
Managing Director

Christophe Lajarrige
Consulting Director

Olivia Cerveau-Reynaud
Research Tax Director

Bernard Sawadogo
Chief Financial Officer 

Jacques Goudard

Sales Director