Henri Pesquidous graduated from Bordeaux Kedge Business School and from IMD in Lausanne. He has more than 30 years of experience in consulting services, transport and aerospace & defence industries.
Henri started his career in 1980 as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand and pursued in the steel industry with Usinor. In 1985, he joined Sogerma (Stelia Aerospace) to develop export sales of aeronautical maintenance. In 1994, he joined GEC Alsthom Transport (Alstom) to become Sales Director of the Traction Mass Transit division. In 1997, he joined Aerospatiale as Marketing Director of the Space & Defence division (Airbus Defense & Space) where he marketed spin-off technologies from ARIANE launchers, ballistic missiles and satellites. In 1998, he was appointed Aerospatiale Group Director for North and South America and in 2000, Vice President, Latin America, for EADS international (Airbus Group International). In 2002, he became Managing Director of McAlpine Helicopters Ltd in the UK and in 2007, CEO of Eurocopter UK Ltd (Airbus Helicopters UK). In 2008, he was appointed CEO of Eurocopter Chile (Airbus Helicopters Chile).
Since 2011, thanks to his international experience and business networks, Henri has been a Consultant in Business Development and Business Intelligence. For BT2i®, he provides consulting services in international technology transfers (EU, US and Latin America), market surveys and technology watch in the air and ground transportation domains among others.