About the Institut Choiseul

The Institut Choiseul is an independent, non-partisan and non-profit think and do tank. It is dedicated to deciphering major economic issues and to uniting the young economic generation.

To fuel public debate and embody current economic dynamics, the Institut Choiseul produces Strategic Notes, thematic studies and rankings of young leaders. To federate and animate its communities, it organizes high-level events combining convivial networking, expert -and practitioner- testimonies and exchanges on prospective subjects, in different territories and across economic topics, in France, Europe and Africa.

At the crossroads between a business community and a think tank, the Institut Choiseul offers a platform for private and public economic decision-makers to identify each other, network, promote their initiatives and reflect on the major economic trends of tomorrow.

The Institut Choiseul structures and facilitates one of the most important networks in France of young leaders among the most talented of their generation. It does this notably through the Choiseul rankings, which identify and promote economic decision-makers under the age of 40 and constitute the heart of dedicated communities. Since 2013, the Choiseul 100 has promoted French business leaders under 40 at the national level. The Choiseul City of Tomorrow brings together real estate and smart city professionals ; the Choiseul Sport & Business federates champions of the sports economy ; the Choiseul Hauts-de-France and Choiseul Sud rankings are dedicated to the most promising talents of these two propitious French regions and reflect the success of the Choiseul communities at the territorial level. Finally, through The New Economic Conquerors, Choiseul promotes 150 French mid-sized companies and highlights an essential stratum of France’s economic fabric.

The Institut Choiseul also runs a number of Clubs, labels under which high-level meetings and exchanges are held, bringing together laureates and alumni as well as figureheads and decision-makers from the economic and political worlds, around guests of honor who are among the best practitioners in their field.  The Choiseul Club, a generalist club, is reserved for the highest-level profiles. The global platform is further enhanced by sector-based clubs such as the Health Club, Energy Club, Innovation Club, CSR Club, City of Tomorrow Club, Sport & Business Club, and regional clubs such as the Choiseul Hauts-de-France Club and the Choiseul Sud Club. Between professionals of the sector and outside of media coverage, Choiseul creates privileged spaces of dialogue to fertilize interactions on contemporary issues.

Through these various rankings and dedicated events, the Institute structures a unique network in France of nearly 1,500 “Choiseulians", public and private decision-makers, CEOs, C-levels and ecosystem leaders.

The Choiseul activities and network also extend internationally, in particular in Africa through the Choiseul Africa ranking. Choiseul has a network of more than 600 international economic leaders, laureates, and alumni, that it invests in internationally, with events in France and abroad, in particular the Choiseul Africa Business Forum, which has become a reference platform for relations between France and the African continent.