Frederic Bruneteau

Managing Director, Brussels

Frederic Bruneteau is the founder and Managing Director of PTOLEMUS. With 25 years of experience, he helps leading players design their strategy and value proposition.

About Frederic

Frederic Bruneteau has become one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of connected mobility and transportation.

He has performed over 170 strategy consulting assignments in the domain for organisations such as Abertis, Admiral, Allianz, Aioi Nissay Dowa, AXA, BP, Bridgestone, CNES, Crédit Agricole, CNH Industrial, Edenred, ENI, the European Commission, ESRI, Ferrovial, Generali, Hitachi, HUK-Coburg, Kapsch, Liberty Mutual, Macif, Michelin, Netherlands’ Transport Ministry, Octo Telematics, OMV, Orange, Qualcomm, Scania, Société Générale, ST Engineering, Telepass, Transurban and Toyota, wejo and WEX.

Frederic leverages 25 years of experience in mobility services to help leading players shape their strategy and value proposition around geo-connected mobility and vehicle automation.

His fields of expertise include: insurance telematics, road charging / electronic tolling, fleet telematics, fleet management services, CAAS (Car-As-A-Service), ADAS, autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, connected vehicle services, vehicle data, smartphone location-based apps and services, connected navigation, traffic information, emergency services, etc.

Frederic also advises many financial buyers including private equity and venture capital firms as well as hedge funds in their investment strategy. He completed 40 due diligence assignments for firms such as Advent International, Amadeus, Amundi, Apax, Ardian, Bain Capital, the Baupost Group, Cinven, CVC, Disruptive Capital, Hellman & Friedman, Investcorp and Silver Lake.

A frequent speaker at conferences globally, he is also often quoted by both mainstream and trade publications such as The Economist, The Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph, the Wall Street Journal, etc.

Frederic Bruneteau also oversaw the research and publication of 20 of the industry’s reference research reports, e.g.:

  • The Autonomous Vehicle Global Study
  • The Electronic Tolling Global Study
  • The Usage-Based Insurance Global Study
  • The Connected Fleet Services Global Study

Before PTOLEMUS, he was managing TomTom’s Content & Services Product Line in Amsterdam. He defined the company’s worldwide strategy and product development for maps, traffic, points of interests, local search, speed cameras, etc.

Previously, Frederic was working with Vodafone / SFR in Paris. He assumed several management responsibilities including Director of WiFi / WiMax Marketing & Sales and Head of Multimedia Strategy & Programme Management.

Mr. Bruneteau has also worked as a Senior Consultant specialised in mobile telecommunications with ARTHUR D. LITTLE in London and as a Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst with BNP Paribas in New York.

Mr. Bruneteau is a graduate of HEC Paris and the University of Cologne (CEMS).


  • Innovation management
  • Investment assistance
  • Market research and forecasts
  • Partnership strategy
  • Procurement strategy
  • Strategy definition