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Women's Business Club
By Invitaton only - Launched in September 2015


 
Chaired by Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President UK & Ireland, Veolia and President of the French Chamber of Great Britain
 
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Estelle Brachlianoff leads Veolia combined water, waste and energy business in the UK & Ireland. She was appointed to this role in July 2012 and also sits on the Veolia Executive Committee.

Estelle joined the Veolia group in 2005 as Special Advisor to the CEO of Waste Management. Prior to her current position, she was in charge of Waste Management in the Greater Paris area and also the Facility Management and Cleaning Services branch.

She started her career heading a team managing major infrastructure projects and constructing highways and tramways within the Val D’Oise region of Greater Paris. She was then appointed as Advisor to the regional government in Greater Paris responsible for transport and development.

Estelle was elected as President of the French Chamber of Great Britain, the largest Foreign Chamber of Commerce in the UK. She sits on the Infrastructure Board and President’s Committee of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Estelle was awarded the CBI’s’ First Women Business of the Year’ Award in 2014 and was knighted in 2015 receiving the French National Order of Merit.  

 

  

MISSION STATEMENT

The Women’s Business Club (WBC), launched in September 2015, brings together female CEOs, CFOs and executives holding global positions in blue chip companies based in the UK and who face similar challenges in the current economic climate.

The WBC invites guests to talk about business issues and share information, best practice and experience. An exclusive update on the Franco-British agenda is given by H.E. Ms Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the UK at the beginning of each session.

Sessions are intimate, by invitation only, and follow the Chatham House Rule. 

Aimed at: female CEOs, CFOs and women with global positions in blue chip companies based in the UK and members of the French Chamber

 

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 Inaugural lunch - September 2015
 Series 3 Exhibition sponsored by Louis Vuitton
 
   

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 H.E. Ms Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to the UK
 

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Guest speaker in September 2015: Chantal Gaemperle, Group Executive Vice President Human Resources & Synergies at LVMH and Member of LVMH Executive Committee

 

   

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Guest speakers in April 2016: Nina Bjornstad, Country Manager for the UK&I, Google for Work Business and Ursula Morgenstern, Global Head of Consulting & Systems Integration & Global Executive Vice President, Cloud and Enterprise Software at Atos

 

     

      UPCOMING SESSION

 

   

PAST SESSIONS

 

Date: 6 June 2017
Theme and guest speakers to be confirmed
 
 
 
   
Date: 1 March 2017
Theme: ‘Intrapreneurship, or the act of behaving like an entrepreneur while working for a large organisation’
Speaker: Tanuja Randery, Zone President UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric
Partners: Acqua di Parma Ladurée
       
 
 
   
Date: 6 October 2016
Theme: The Impact of Brexit on the Local Economy
Speaker:Vicky Pryce, Economist
Location: The French Ambassador's Residence
Partners:  Pierre Hermé Paris & Hermès
       
     
Date: 22 April 2016
Speaker: Nina Bjornstad, Country Manager for the UK&I, Google for Work Business and Ursula Morgenstern, Global Head of Consulting & Systems Integration & Global Executive Vice President, Cloud and Enterprise Software at Atos
Location: Chanel's Flagship Store
Sponsor: Chanel
Partner: Ladurée
       
     
Date: 23 September 2015
Speaker: Chantal Gaemperle, Group Executive Vice President Human Resources & Synergies at LVMH and Member of LVMH Executive Committee
Location: the Delaunay
Sponsor: Louis Vuitton

 

 

BY INVITATION ONLY. Please contact Ophélie Martinel for more information.

 Click here to access the 2017 Forums and Clubs Calendar. 

 

 

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