Who are we?

Quadrant Conseil is a co-operative company1 specialised in programme evaluation and policy design. The company was established in 2013 as a spin-off of the French consultancy Euréval by 4 of its former employees, with an objective of keeping Euréval’s spirit of excellence alive. Quadrant Conseil is managed by Virginie Besrest, who has more than 15 years of consulting experience. The consultancy now counts 16 employees – including the 4 founding partners.

We specialise in impact evaluation and especially theory-based approaches. We use innovative methods to evaluate programmes and projects worldwide. We also teach evaluation and coach public officers in their evaluation and policy design efforts.

Our company's 16 employees are: Virginie Besrest, Thomas Delahais, Karine Sage, Adrien Flichy, Vincent Honoré, Julie Dewaële, Juliette Alouis, Alexandra Williams, Agathe Devaux-Spatarakis, Hélène Faure, Marc Tevini, Antonin Thyrard, Noémie Lequet, Claire Mollereau, Cherifa Oudghiri and Adnane Diallo.

Quadrant Conseil is a member of the French Evaluation Society, and complies with its guiding principles.


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The partners

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Virginie Besrest - Partner and Manager Find out more about Virginie

Virginie Besrest

Virginie Besrest manages evaluation and strategic consulting assignments, notably in economic development policies, in which she is an expert.

Virginie also provides evaluation training to many organisations (recently: the Council of Europe or the French National Centre for Local and Regional Government) and helps organisations design results-oriented policies and develop their evaluation functions (for example the French Institute for Research and Security, l'INRS.

Virginie is extensively involved with the French Evaluation Society, of which she is a board member.

Prior to this, Virginie Besrest worked for 10 years as the Director of economic policies at Euréval.

chapeau Master's Degree in Business from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Marseille - Specialised Master’s Degree in "International development and cooperation from University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Her working languages are French, English and German.

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Thomas Delahais - Partner Find out more about Thomas Find out more about Thomas

Thomas Delahais

Thomas Delahais manages and works on evaluation projects and strategic consulting assignments for international and European institutions as well as for French local and national authorities. He specializes in impact evaluation, especially theory-based impact evaluation techniques such as contribution analysis.

Thomas also provides training in evaluation to professionals from organisations such as the FAO or the French National Employment Office and teaches in the Master's program Economy of Local Development and Planning at the University of Paris I – Panthéon–Sorbonne.

Prior to this, Thomas Delahais worked for 10 years as the Director of Innovation at Euréval.

chapeau Master's Degree in "Urban Planning and Regional Development from Sciences-Po Paris - Degree from the Institute of Political Science of Bordeaux. His working languages are French and English. He also speaks Spanish at a basic conversational level.

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Karine Sage - Partner Find out more about Karine

Karine Sage

Karine Sage manages and works on evaluation projects and strategic consulting assignments for national and local administrations. Her sectors of expertise are energy management and equal opportunity.

Karine also provides training in evaluation to professionals from organisations such as the French Erasmus+ Agency or Pôle Emploi and teaches in the Master's program "Territorial Development Consulting" at the University of Saint-Étienne.

Prior to this, Karine Sage worked for 6 years at Euréval.

chapeau Master's Degree in « Public Policy Evaluation » from the Institute of Political Science of Lyon. Her working languages are French, English and Spanish.

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Adrien Flichy - Partner Find out more about Adrien

Adrien Flichy

Adrien Flichy is involved in evaluation projects and strategic consulting assignments at international, national and regional levels.

Adrien teaches in the Master's program "Public Policy Evaluation" at the Institute of Political Science of Lyon.

Before joining Quadrant Conseil, Adrien worked for three years at Euréval. Prior to this, he spent two years as a Policy Officer at the Auvergne EU Office in Brussels, where he worked on different EU policies such as transportation, social affairs, education and international cooperation.

chapeau Master's Degree in "Territorial Governance and Public Policy" from the Institute of Political Science of Bordeaux - Master's Degree in "European Public Affairs" from the University of Maastricht. His working languages are French and English.

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Agathe Devaux-Spatarakis - Partner-Researcher Find out more about Agathe Find out more about Agathe

Agathe Devaux

Agathe Devaux-Spatarakis manages and works on evaluation projects and strategic consulting assignments for French local and national authorities as well as research institutions. She specialises in (theory-driven) impact evaluations and the assessment of innovations and experiments. She is a researcher at the Emile Durkheim Center of Bordeaux.

Agathe also teaches in the Master's program "Public Policy Evaluation" at the Institute of Political Science of Lyon.

Prior to this, Agathe was the Scientific manager of impact evaluations of agricultural research at Cirad and a consultant at Euréval while pursuing her doctoral degree.

chapeau Doctorate Degree in Political Science, Dissertation on "The Methods of Impact Evaluation" from the University of Bordeaux - Master's Degree "Public Action and Local Governance" from the Institute of Political Science of Bordeaux and Cardiff University. Her working languages are French, English and Portuguese.

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Vincent Honoré - Partner Find out more about Vincent

Vincent Honoré

Vincent Honoré is involved in evaluation projects and strategic consulting assignments for public authorities at international, national and regional levels. He specialises in sustainable development policies.

Prior to this, he worked for 2 years at Euréval.

chapeau Master's Degree in Consultation in Evaluation and Territorial Financial Analysis from the University of Rennes 1 - Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the University of Rennes 1. His working languages are French and English.

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Julie Dewaële - Partner Find out more about Julie

Julie Dewaële

Julie Dewaële is a partner and consultant. She takes part in evaluation and accompagnying missions for French and European administrations, local authorities or private actors (foundations, associations, etc.). She particularly works on the subjects of sustainable development as well as agricultural policies and promotion campaigns of agricultural products. She is also interested in gender equality.

Julie can work on all phases of an evaluation and types of data collection tools, with particular expertise in statistical analysis via Excel and R. She also has a particular interestin and knowledge for the territories of Northern France (Hauts-de-France).

chapeau Master's Degree in "Public Policy Evaluation" from the Institute of Political Science of Lyon, 1st master year in exchange at Melbourne University (Australia) - Lifelong learning: « Statistics introduction with R » (France Université Numérique – Université Paris Sud) - Bachelor's Degree in "Foreign Civilization and Literature" from the University of Lyon 2. Her working languages are French, English and Spanish.

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Juliette Alouis - Partner

Juliette Alouis

Juliette Alouis is involved in evaluation projects and strategic consulting assignments for public authorities at local and national levels.

Prior to this, she worked for one year at the Prospective and Strategy Department at the City of Bondy.

chapeau Master's Degree in "Public Policy Evaluation" from the Institute of Political Sciences of Lyon - Master 's Degree in "Urban Planning and Transportation" the French Institute of Urban Planning. Her working languages are French and English.

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Alexandra Williams - Partner Find out more about Alexandra

Alexandra Williams

Alexandra Williams is involved in evaluation projects and strategic consulting assignments for public authorities at local and national levels.

Prior to this, Alexandra worked for two years as a Research Assistant at the University of Simon Fraser, notably on a research project regarding immigration.

chapeau Master's Degree in « Public Policy and Opinion » from the University of Paris-Dauphine - Bachelor's Degree (Hons) in Political Science from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver (Canada). Her working languages are French and English.

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Marc Tevini - Partner Find out more about Marc

Marc Tevini

Marc Tevini is involved in evaluation projects and strategic consulting assignments for public authorities at national and European levels.

Prior to this, Marc participated in the implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems for “innovative projects in favour of youth” at the EPT Paris Terres d’Envol.

chapeau Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree in « Sustainable Territorial Development », from the University of Padova in Italy, KU Leuven in Belgium, and the University Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne in France.

His working languages are French, English, Spanish and Italian.

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Antonin Thyrard-Durocher - consultant-researcher Find out more about AntoninFind out more about Antonin Thyrard-Durocher

Antonin Thyrard

Antonin is involved in evaluation projects for national and international institutions. He is also a PhD candidate in sociology at the EHESS in Paris. His research concerns European evaluation methods and their contribution to the way local and European public policies are shaped.

He previously worked at PwC Luxembourg on European and local evaluation assignments, at a French local authority on employment and poverty alleviation policies and at the French Honorary-consul in Florence (Italy).

chapeau Master in Social Sciences, EHESS - Master in Public Policy, Sciences Po Paris. His working languages are French, English and Italian.

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Noémie Lequet - consultant Find out more about Noémie

Noémie Lequet

Noémie Lequet is a consultant. She participates in evaluation missions, training services and strategic consulting assignments for public authorities at local, national and European levels, and for private actors (foundations, associations…). She is particularly interested in the topics of gender, ecological transition, as well as social impact.

She has experience in the field of higher education and research: she participated in the development of the evaluation culture at the French Erasmus+ Agency, and then took over during 2 years the missions of the Observatory for the Excellence Initiative programmes at the University of Bordeaux (France), financed by the French Future Investment Plan. Besides the realisation of evaluation assignments, she also trained and supported programme managers to monitoring and evaluation.

Furthermore, Noémie developed experience as a project manager on the themes of sport and participatory democracy at the French Federation of Roller & Skateboard.

chapeau Master’s degree in Social Engineering and Interventions from the University of Bordeaux in France, 3rd year of bachelor’s degree at the Free University Amsterdam (Netherlands) - Vocational training: “Social impact assessment and measurement” (MOOC – ESSEC Business School), “A participative associative life thanks to civic techs?” (Open Source Politics). Her working languages are French and English.

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Claire Mollereau - consultant Find out more about Claire

Claire Mollereau

Claire Mollereau is a consultant at Quadrant Conseil. In this context, she participates in public policy evaluation missions to French and European administrations. She is particularly interested in the themes of health, education, development assistance, environment and gender.

Prior to that, Claire spent a year at the Regional Council of Île-de-France where she participated in monitoring, evaluation, steering, programming and communication missions around the European Structural and Investment Funds (FESI).

Claire Mollereau has also developed an experience as European Project Manager through which she has been able to support associative project leaders to identify the appropriate European funds and choose the most relevant according to specific issues and constraints. Her experiences allowed her to structure, develop and manage projects by mastering the rules, the project management methods and the constraints related to the different European funds and programs.

chapeau Master’s degree in Public Policy and Opinion - Evaluation of public policies at the University Paris-Dauphine - Master's degree in European and international studies - European projects courses at the University of Cergy-Pontoise. Her working languages are French and English.

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Cherifa Oudghiri - consultant Find out more about Cherifa

Cherifa Oudghiri

Cherifa Oudghiri is a consultant at Quadrant Conseil. In this context, she participates in public policy evaluation missions to French and European administrations. She is particularly interested in social and territorial themes, as well as youth and development assistance.

Prior to this, Cherifa worked six years in project management and quality management (including internal audits).

chapeau Master’s degree in Territorial and Local Development at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Her working languages are French and English.

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Adnane Diallo - consultant Find out more about Adnane

Adnane Diallo

Adnane Diallo is a consultant at Quadrant Conseil, where he is involved in evaluation projects for public authorities at local, national and European levels.

Previously, Adnane also participated in several social policy evaluation missions for local authorities.

chapeau Master’s degree in Management and Evaluation of Public Action at the University of Aix-Marseille - Master's degree in public policy from the University of Franche-Comté. His working languages are French and English.

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hélène faure - management assistant Find out more about Hélène

Hélène Faure

Hélène Faure is the Management Assistant at Quadrant Conseil. Before joining Quadrant Conseil, she was the administrative secretary of the French Medical Regional Council of Île-de-France. Prior to this, she was an executive assistant at Yves Rocher and the Communication Assistant for the Catholic Delegation for Cooperation (DCC).

chapeau Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Paris V René Descartes University and a General University Diploma in History of Art and Archaeology from Panthéon-Sorbonne University.

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