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About Us

Company Overview

Optimal Cost is a Singapore-based 100% women-owned consultancy specialized in Procurement, Operations and IT optimization and transformation.


We help companies become more efficient and more profitable by optimizing their business processes and the cost of their operations. We focus on working with Procurement, Operations and IT departments to increase the overall productivity and profitability of the organization.


Our clientele is diverse, both from an industry and size perspective: we started by supporting clients who were based in Europe to now serving global MNCs with regional headquarters in Singapore and Asia.


We are also Enterprise Singapore certified consultants, enabling Singapore SMEs to be eligible for Enterprise Development Grant when leveraging our expertise in Innovation and Productivity.

Tuvsud Certification
WEConnect International Certification
CLTD Certification
ITIL Foundation
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Cedric Dufour

After a first successful working experience in Shanghai back in 2008, Cedric jumped at the opportunity to leave Paris and relocate to Singapore in 2015. 


Cedric has over 10 years of consulting experience in leading IT transformation projects across many industries, focusing on bringing cost savings and process optimisations to his clients.


In 2016, Cedric left the corporate world to develop Optimal Cost’s IT Practice and focus on conducting IT optimisation projects for MNCs and SMEs in Singapore and the Southeast Asian region.


Leadership Team 

Emma Merigneux

In 2013, while expecting her second child, Emma decided to leave the company she was working for to start the Optimal Cost adventure. She wanted to be able to offer a very hands-on and pragmatic approach to consulting, focusing on projects with high impact, high speed and high ROI.


Emma has over 17 years of purchasing, sourcing and quality experience in global organizations.

She speaks French, English, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), a bit of Japanese and a lot of Singlish. Emma is currently learning Portuguese.

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