supports executive management in analyzing competitive, influence and geostrategic issues. He offers expertise in strategic intelligence and foresight methodologies in three specific areas: strategy, economics and international relations. This multidisciplinary approach allows him to cover a wide range of sectors and issues (competition, influence, geopolitical factors, innovation, etc.).
Albert Diena began his career in 1997 with the Policy Planning Staff at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He later joined the economic studies institute Xerfi, to develop and then manage the European studies department. Following a spell with a European-oriented think tank, he joined the competitive intelligence consultancy ADIT in 2011, where he had particular responsibility for strategic and competitive analysis projects with a focus on the United States and Europe.
Alongside his professional activities, Albert has taken part in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) run by the US State Department. As a result, he is a fellow of the board of the Cercle Jefferson, an association that benefits the program’s 500 members in the political, economic and administrative fields. He also contributed to the Paris-based think tank Institut Montaigne’s reports on “Energy policy in the European Union” and “Globalization: reconciling France and competitiveness”.
Albert Diena is a graduate of ESCP Europe business school. He holds a postgraduate qualification in geopolitics (Institute of International and Strategic Relations) and a Master’s in international law (Panthéon Sorbonne University). He also followed the University of Oxford Executive Program (2015) on future scenarios and took part in the 5th Lab Session run by the Institut des Futurs Souhaitables (2014).