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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.  




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.

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

HE French AmbaH.E. Ms Sylvie Bermann, former French Ambassador to the UK


guest speaker 2015

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




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









To be confirmed




Date: 10 May 2018
Guest speaker: Caroline Wilson, Director, Europe, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Date: 13 February 2018
Guest speaker: Susan Liautaud, JD PhD, Founder THE ETHICS INCUBATOR, Founder and Managing Director , Susan Liautaud & Associates Limited




BY INVITATION ONLY. Please contact Laurene Herbelin for more information.

 Click here to access the 2018 Forums and Clubs Calendar. 

Click here to access the Past sessions




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