Progress Associés - Executive Search and recruitement - Practice Infrastructure, Environment and Real Estate

The Public Services, Real Estate & Building Practice is thriving thanks to the relationships Progress has built over the years in both the public and private sectors.

Our approach is based on essential sectoral expertise. We keep constant tabs on the major developments of the market in order to quickly respond to the demands of our clients.

The public services sectors (water, waste, energy) are highly concentrated around large multinational corporations and, in the past few years, have undergone unprecedented transformations in Europe. The main factors of influence are regulation and the general awareness of how fast resources are depleting.

The opening up to competition of the electricity and gas markets, the trend toward delegating the management of water, waste, heating networks, the decompartmentalisation of the markets and the drop in prices often result in groups steering away from single businesses and developing a multi-service business model.

We develop our business via:

  • The complementarities of our operational and functional expertise,
  • Our knowledge and experience of the issues involved in public/private deregulation and their impact on managerial concerns,
  • The international coverage that Progress offers.

We are experts in the issues of deregulation public/private and their managerial impacts.

Our performance rests on the special long-term relationships we maintain with a few major partners in both headhunting and consulting.

Thus, we are proud to assist our clients with the recruitment of executives and in their “management renewal”. We also advise our clients on the changes of certain professions and their consequences in terms of talent management.

We are also proud to assist our candidates with their career path and their managerial development.


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Frédérique Deriquehem, Partner
Practice Leader Public Services, Real Estate & Building


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Alexandre Bienfait,