Bio and Research Interests


Toulouse School of Economics by designing and leading multiple executive education programs : Electricity & Gas Industry, Pass Cadre, Pass MPL and Pass MDL. Prior to joining the University of Toulouse, Thomas-Olivier was Director, Risk Measurement and Control for Alcan Inc., a global aluminium and packaging firm based in Montréal, where he set up the risk management infrastructure. Previously he worked as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company, a global management consulting firm, where he was a leader in the North American Electric Power and Natural Gas and Risk Management practices. Thomas-Olivier has been published in numerous academic journals such as « the Energy Journal », « the Journal of Regulatory Economics » and « the Journal of Economics and Management Science ». Thomas-Olivier holds a PhD in Economics and a Master in Transportation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, USA, a Master in Science from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, France, and a Bachelor in Science from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, France.

Current position

2006Professor of Management, Toulouse 1 Capitole University

Former positions

2004 - 2006Alcan, Inc. Montreal QC: Director, Risk measurement and control
1997 - 2004McKinsey and Company, Washington DC and Montréal QC: energy and risk management practices


1994 - 1997Ph.D., Department of Economics, MIT
1993 - 1995MS in Transportation, MIT
1991 - 1995Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris
1988 - 1991Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau