Famke Krumbmüller
Partner & Head of Political Intelligence

Fanny Brûlebois
Partner and Head of Business Development

James Karuttykaran
Advisor
Famke Krumbmüller
Partner & Head of Political Intelligence
  • Expertise in national and European politics and policy
  • Career in business intelligence and risk forecasting
  • Experience in monitoring, forecasting, researching, analysis of sector specific policies
  • Consulting and analytical writing skills
  • Graduated from Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics
  • Speaks six languages and has lived in four European countries
 

Famke has a career in economic and political intelligence and analysis of political risk. A Sciences Po Paris and London School of Economics graduate in European Studies and European Political Economy, she has studied the European Union and national politics for many years. Her professional background has led her to develop a broad network of contacts and to monitor as well as analyse politics for international investors. Famke has advised corporate and financial sector clients on the implications of political risk in a broad range of Western European countries. She has lived, studied and worked in Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK and France.

 

Famke has been selected by leading business magazine Forbes as as one of the 30 most important influencers in Europe in 2017.

  Contact her: fkrumbmuller@opencitiz.com

Fanny Brûlebois
Partner and Head of Business Development
  • Expertise in local and national politics and public policy
  • Specialised in innovation and digital issues as well as Smart Cities
  • Career as a consultant for McKinsey Implementation/Orphoz and at French top level administration
  • Elected city councillor in France since 2008
  • Graduated from Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics

  Fanny has a rich and varied experience in politics, public policy and innovation. After having graduated from Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics in political economy and political science, she worked as a consultant for McKinsey Implementation before joining the French Prime Minister’s services in charge of state modernisation. She has 10 years experience in politics and political institutions in France (Senate, Presidency, Prime Minister's services). Moreover, having been locally elected for 8 years, she has solid knowledge and understanding of the practical intricacies of politics. Fanny has lived in France, the United Kingdom, Russia, Canada and the United States.

  Contact her: fbrulebois@opencitiz.com

James Karuttykaran
Advisor
  • Expertise in technology infrastructures and data
  • Specialised in smart cities and urban innovation
  • Career in several IT infrastructure and new generation data center providers
 

James is on the board of OpenCitiz as an investor and advisor. He brings experience from several IT companies and the understanding of growing startups. James is currently the senior technical director for Southern Europe at Nutanix, a fast growing company planning an IPO. Previously he was a business developer at Hitachi Data Systems covering Europe, Middle East and Africa. He also held several technical positions in the early days of VMware until the company reached +10.000 employees. From 2002 to 2006, James was at Veritas Software as a level 2 support engineer for 2000 companies globally. His role at OpenCitiz is to enable a clear understanding of how technology can improve the life of citizens in cities, and to act as a technical and business advisor more generally.



Contact him: jkarutty@opencitiz.com