notre équipe d'experts

David Hornus, Founder and CEO

David is an economic security and risk management expert, and for over 15 years, has been committed to protecting the interests of his clients and helping them to carry out successful development projects.

His work has taken him to major crisis zones around the world: South-East Asia, the Caucasus, the Balkans, Africa, the Maghreb and the Middle East.

David works as a Kidnapping and Ransom negotiator, operating in the context of insurance policies issued by one of the leading risk management companies. He has a postgraduate degree in Economic Intelligence Strategy from the ESLSCA’s School of Economic Warfare and an International Business degree from EM Lyon.

David founded CORPGUARD in 2006, and has been its CEO ever since.

Mélanie Tu, Operations Manager

Melanie has a Master’s degree in Economic Intelligence from Lyon 3 University and a Master’s degree in International and European Law from Paris X and Paris XI Universities.

Having gained experience with a number of large international business law firms, Mélanie joined the Corpguard team as an Intelligence Analyst in 2015.

She joined the Intelligence Services department, where she firstly oversaw investigations conducted for the purposes of adducing evidence, and was then appointed Manager of the Travel Security unit.

As part of her remit, Mélanie travels to Europe and West Africa to assist our field teams and manage the back office, especially in situations involving crisis management in foreign countries.

She has been Operations Manager since 2016.

Chloé Dubois, Compliance Officer

After gaining a Master’s degree in International Security and Defence from Grenoble Alpes University, Chloé worked for a number of public and private financial institutions before joining Corpguard as Intelligence Analyst and Compliance Officer in 2016.

Chloé’s role involves conducting operations and monitoring case files. As part of her investigation and Travel Security missions, she performs information-gathering, and analyses and processes the information gathered. As Compliance Officer, Chloé is responsible for identifying, implementing and monitoring the application of ethical and governance standards within the company.