The 2020 international Jury
She is the founder, president, content director and editor of the INfluencia Quarterly Review, its daily newsletter and retail conference and consulting activities. (www.influencia.net). INfluencia is addressed to all those who have influence, and deciphers in a transversal way, all the behaviours and trends of our society.
Until 2016, she was also editor-in-chief of the Guide du Luxe and thesis supervisor in Marketing and Luxury at ESG Management.
She was previously editor of CB News magazine, which she co-launched in 2006, and editor of the Gunn Report for Media, an international report that aims to highlight media innovation and its effectiveness around the world.
An economist by training, she began her career as a journalist with l'Expansion and then as assistant editor-in-chief at La Vie Financière. She also collaborated on La Tribune.
A French and British national, she is the author of several studies and books, including : Elysée 88: more president than me, you die, (1988, Plon), Tapie, the secrets of its success (1986, Plon). She also participated in the writing of "What is the question? " (2016, Telemachus).
Le Monde / Planète
Journalist - Le Monde / Planète
Founder of MyEventNetwork
Xavier Dordor was an advertiser until 2000 (Havas Conseil, Alliance). Passionate about the media (President OJD), he will be CEO of Motor Presse, CEO of APPM. For the press, he founded AudiPresse (ONE and Premium audience research) and will be CEO of SEPM until 2014.
Associate CEO of CB Média until 2018, he founded My Event Network in 2019.
Appointed Associate Professor at the University of Paris II Panthéon / Assas, he has published numerous books on the media.
Music Consultant - Kapagama
After graduating from the Conservatory and in Musicology at the Sorbonne, Prisca began her career in musical synchronisation, then in the label business.
After a few years spent in audiovisual post-production, as a programme manager, Prisca returned to the world of illustration and music publishing within the Kapagama team, as a music and commercial consultant.
She advises professionals on the choice of their music, and collaborates on a variety of projects: TV shows and fiction, commercials, documentaries, feature films, institutional films...
Kapagama's policy towards associative and educational public has always been to offer a quality service and professional expertise regardless of production budget constraints.
Thus, as a partner and member of the jury, Prisca is delighted to represent the music part of the Festival and to promote its importance and value within audiovisual productions in order to raise public awareness about sustainable development and eco-innovations.
Catherine Reichert has spent most of her career in international groups in the tech and digital world. After having gained experience in marketing functions, Catherine turned to communication and took the digital train. Catherine was thus responsible for public relations for Monster's Southern Europe before taking over as head of Yahoo's corporate communications team for France and then Southern Europe. Catherine comes from CELSA.
She is very involved in the field of diversity and more specifically in gender equality. Catherine has never stopped strengthening her commitment by putting her convictions and expertise at the service of this cause. In 2017, she will manage the communication of La Journée de la Femme Digitale. Member of the steering committee of Toutes Femmes Toutes Communicantes, the women's network of Com-Ent, one of the most important associations of communication professions in France, she contributes to the elaboration and distribution of the Kit for a non-sexist communication and to the organisation of the 1st day against sexism.
Passionate about social issues, Catherine is convinced of the fundamental and strategic role that communication plays in the transformation of societies and businesses. A fervent advocate of diversity as a major source of progress, Catherine is convinced that everyone can, at their own level, play a role and make the world evolve positively.
Co-founder of ACT-Responsible
Sophie Guérinet is responsible for the content and selection of the best social and environmental campaigns that she identifies in the world. She is the link between agencies and associations. She is also co-founder and leader of the Club NGAd, which brings together more than forty Communications Directors from the largest French associations. She has served on the juries of several creative awards (Care Awards, Epica, NG'Ad Grand Cristal, Les Trophée de la Com and the Creative Awards) and is now delighted to join the jury of the Deauville Green Awards 2019. Sophie is also a certified coach in professional accompaniment. Graduated in Sociology at Paris X and in Human Resources at IGS, she started her career in HR at Robert Laffont before joining AdForum in the USA in 2001 and ACT Responsible in 2006.
Sidièse Agency & AACC
University educated, professor of history, former sales manager of Fuzzy Communication. After five years in this agency specialising in the animation of sales networks, Gildas created Sidièse, a communication agency committed to the subject of the responsibility of brands and organisations. President of the sustainable development commission of the AACC (Association of Communication Consultancy Agencies) and member of the CPP (Joint Advertising Council), he is also a leader of the Adwiser collective.
He advises major companies and organisations and participates in various inter-professional and associative works (Colibris Movement, Laurette Fugain Association).
Patrice Legendre, Math-sup,Math-spé, graduated from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion in 78, started his professional life in the audiovisual industry.
From 1975 to 1988, he directed and produced with CLAPMEDIA numerous films for cinema (short and feature films), television (documentary series) and communication (corporate films). Awarded several times in national and international festivals, he won the Grand Prix of the Biarritz Festival in 86.
In 1984, he founded L'Expression d'entreprise, now TOP/COM EXPRESSION, a magazine specialising in communication and created the "dircom" brand, which he registered at the INPI.
In 1995, he took over the TOP/COM brand and transformed the Deauville trade fair into a Congress in Paris with two annual meetings. In January, the TOP/COM GRANDS PRIX Corporate Business deals with institutional communication. In October, the TOP/COM Consumer is devoted to brands and consumer products.
In 1999, in order to involve agencies and advertisers, he created the TOP/COM Grand Prix. Their originality lies in the fact that they concern all the communication professions and invite the winners of the TOP/COM GRANDS PRIX to defend their case orally before a jury of advertisers.
At the end of 2009, he took over the GIBORY brand which has three activities: recruitment and M&A consulting with TOP/COM GIBORY Search and M&A as well as agency selection consulting with GIBORY.
In 2017, he launches a new event, LES GRANDS PRIX LES ANNONCEURS DE L'ANNEE.
Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, Progam Director
After several years at the head of an eco-museum dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of forest heritage, Frédéric Poisson's career at Universcience (Cité des sciences et de l'industrie and Palais de la Découverte in Paris) has taken him from scientific animation to exhibition design at the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie. He then held the position of programme director in charge of cultural programming at the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie.
He is now Director of the Delegation for Major Development Projects and Sustainable Development and is in charge of implementing major renovation projects for the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie and the Palais de la découverte, as well as the institution's social responsibility policy.
He also manages cultural engineering missions both in France and abroad, in the context of the renovation or creation of cultural and educational centres dedicated to science and innovation.
Vice-President of Public Communication
Senior civil servant in charge of sustainable development at the Ministry of Social Affairs, Vice-President of "Public Communication"
Prefigurator, then head of the Delegation for Information and Communication within the Social Ministries from 2005 to 2013, Laurent SETTON, enarque (1986, promotion Denis Diderot), began his career as deputy head, then head of the "Professional Integration" mission at the Employment Delegation in 1986.
Head of the "Employment Promotion" mission at the Employment Delegation in 1990, he then left for the Ministry of Culture, Head of the Department of Audience, Educational Action and Cultural Dissemination at the Direction des Musées de France in 1991, as part of the mobility scheme.
Within the General Secretariat, he is also responsible for the internal newsletter Transversal and coordinates the Meetings of the General Secretariat, one of which was devoted to the Internal Communication of Social Ministries.
He is also Vice-President of the Public Communication Association, which brings together nearly 300 communication managers from institutions, local authorities and public organisations.
In this capacity, since 2016 he has been the coordinator of the Public Communication Interviews, which aim to enhance the role of communication in the definition and implementation of public policies.
He has been a senior civil servant in charge of sustainable development with the Secretary General of the Ministries in charge of Social Affairs since the end of 2014, Laurent Setton, General Administrator, and also since November 2017, a high-level expert, in charge of the functions of senior civil servant in charge of equal rights between women and men, with the same Secretary General.
Within a three decade long professional advertising career, Rascona has created poignant photography and film for the past 19 years across the globe in support of international organizations working very hard to help ease the human condition. Rodney has been tasked with creating strong story, equally strong aesthetic - trusted in covering some of the 21st century’s most pressing global issues, [2004 Southeast Asia Tsunami, 2010 Haitian earthquake, the Somali/Kenya exodus, Ethiopian Famine, HIV/AIDS in East Africa, Kenya’s Drought, Post-Genocide Rwanda, Women's Rights in Congo, Philippines typhoon Haiyan, Global Women's Health and Human Rights, Gender Equality to STEM/STEAM initiatives], consistently delivering frame-by-frame impact for clients from NGOs to the United Nations Foundation on international development, relief and advertising productions.
His assignments have stretched from Latin America to East Africa, the Indian Sub-Continent to Indochina with multiple projects throughout all regions, from the jungles of Cambodia to the arid desert lands of northern Kenya, remote locations along tributaries of the Amazon to Europe, and to conflict zones in Congo. Rodney enjoys dual disciplines as an award winning, recognized Photographer and documentary film Director, working with known brands within the corporate marketing and communications sectors, both agency driven and client direct, from the United Nations Foundation to NGOs to help raise awareness to serious issues needing equally serious solutions.
Member Expert of the IPCC
Doctor Benoit Laignel is Professor at the University of Rouen Normandy in the CNRS UMR 6143 M2C Research Laboratory (Continental and Coastal Morphodynamics) and Department of Geosciences and Environment since 2004 (Senior Lecturer from 1998 to 2004); Associate Professor at Senghor University of Alexandria (Egypt) since 2010; Associate Researcher at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2018-2019).
He obtained a PhD in 1997, then an Habilitation to Direct Research in 2003, in Geosciences and Environment, from the University of Rouen.
Professor Laignel is a member of several international, national and regional scientific networks:
- Member/Expert of the IPCC/GIEC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change),
- Member of the Friend network of the International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO,
- Member of the Science Team of the SWOT satellite mission (1Ga € programme CNES, NASA, ECSA & UKSA) and Coordinator on coastal and estuarine areas,
- Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the Water and Climate Network in the Maghreb,
- Member of the Mission régionale d'autorité environnementale (MRAe) appointed by the Minister for the Environment, Energy and the Sea (2016 to 2019),
- Co-Chairman of the Normandy IPCC at the initiative of the Normandy Region,
- President of the local IPCC of the Metropolis of Rouen Normandy within the framework of the local COP 21 of the Metropolis in partnership with WWF and ADEME.
Professor Laignel has participated or is currently participating in 42 scientific programmes (16 as coordinator, 11 International, 11 National, 11 Inter-Regional, 9 Regional). He has published 90 articles, including 70 in indexed international journals and has participated in 145 communications at national and international conferences and has given 50 guest lectures.
His research topics include: climate change and water resources and hazards/risks (flooding, erosion), monitoring of coastal and estuarine hydrodynamics by satellites.
With a degree in mathematics and a background in the humanities, Bernard Emsellem has practised the profession of communication in many different ways and under various responsibilities: consultant, associate director of Francom, president of TBWA Corporate, director of communication at SNCF. He was president of the association Communication Publique. He is the author of Capital Corporate (Editions Textuel - 2001) and Communication: why the message no longer gets across... (Editions François Bourin). He managed the SNCF's sustainable development policy for 5 years, and was vice-president of the SNCF Foundation.
Ministery of Culture and Communication
A graduate of Sciences Po and former student of the ENA, Monique Barbaroux has been a senior civil servant for sustainable development at the Ministry of Culture since autumn 2016.
During a career entirely devoted to cultural development, she has been in charge of supporting national theatres and coordinating commissions for plastic works in public spaces. She worked for two years in Canada in the project team leading up to the opening of the Musée de la Civilisation in Quebec City.
She then served as general director of public institutions: the Comédie Française, the Musee des arts décoratifs, the Centre Georges Pompidou, Le Parc et Halle de la Villette, the Centre national du Cinema and, most recently, the Centre national de la Danse. Associate professor at the Sorbonne nouvelle university, she has taught courses on the economics of cinema, copyright and the conservation of film heritage.
Director of CSR and Sustainable Development - SNCF Group
Sophie Chambon-Diallo is Director of CSR and Sustainable Development for the SNCF Group. She was previously CSR Director of the Atos Group, where she also held the position of Special Advisor Africa. As a member of the Group's Scientific Community, she has contributed to forward-looking work on digital and sustainable development. Sophie Chambon-Diallo previously held several senior positions in strategy and organization consulting, notably at Devotech before joining Sema Group and then Atos Consulting. She began her career in the operations department of the operational marketing agency Téléperformance.
UN Communications Officer, France
Trained as a journalist and reporter in Africa for some 20 years, Fabienne Pompey joined the United Nations in 2011 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, for the World Food Programme. In 2014, she returns to Europe to work at the United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) where she is in charge of communications for the UN Secretariat in France. Supporting several cultural events, she has formed a partnership with the Mobile Film festival (Un smartphone, une minute, un film) and supported two editions of this festival dedicated to climate change. Its office relays the messages and efforts of the United Nations to strengthen the fight against greenhouse gas emissions and international cooperation in the fight against climate change. UNRIC is also dedicated to promoting the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by Member States in 2015, which aim to reduce inequalities, combat climate change and promote peace.
Director of Sustainable Development and CSR at Bpifrance
Philippe KUNTER is Director of Sustainable Development and CSR at Bpifrance and has previously been Group Risk Consolidation Director, in charge of the risk management department, since its creation in 2013.
Prior to that, he gained 9 years of experience in the private equity sector as Secretary General and HR Director of CDC Entreprises, and 3 years in the Central Audit department of Caisse des Dépôts (CDC) as an auditor and member of the Management Committee, He has 16 years of experience in the banking sector as Branch Manager, Key Account Manager and Senior Banker, working with VSEs, SMEs, ETIs and large companies, at Bred, Unicredit/CNCA and Crédit Agricole Indosuez.
Trained at the HEC preparatory school and IPAG business school, successively auditor and committee manager at the Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale (IHEDN), national session.
Senior Consultant in Sustainable Development
After starting her career in communications, Sophie created in 2011 the Social and Environmental Responsibility department -RSE- of the France Télévisions media group. There she develops more specifically the activities of the Ecoprod collective, commits the television channels' productions to reducing their environmental footprint and initiates the consideration of CSR themes in the scenarios and programme content (fiction, documentary, sets...).
She founded the agency Sur Terre in January 2020. Based in Latin America in Bogota and in France in Paris, the team draws inspiration from best practices on both continents with the aim of leading organizations towards sustainable success and helping them to contribute to a more resilient planet.
Sur Terre supports management teams in structuring and enhancing their CSR and innovation strategies and commitments. With its expertise in the cultural and events sector (venues, festivals, creation and production structures, etc.), the agency assists with certification (ISO 26000, ISO 20121.ISO 14001).
General Delegate of Cap'Com
The professional network that brings together public and territorial communicators. An economist by training, Bernard Deljarrie has spent his entire career working for the local sector. A journalist, then director of communication for a public body and deputy mayor, he joined Cap'Com in 2009.
Bibliothèque nationale de France
Responsible for audiovisual heritage collections at the National Library of France
In charge of prospecting for legal deposit so that all publishing and production made available to the public on our territory, join the heritage collections to be preserved, preserved and enhanced: fiction, documentary, video art or corporate institutional as well as corporate and on all distribution media.
Initiator and organizer of the "Creation to order" days in 2012 and 2014 on corporate film at BnF. From 2007 to 2013, director of the DVD collection "Films in the classroom" for Canopé (Sceren-CNDP). Consultant in search of partnerships and programming for various film meetings or festivals (as programmer or jury member) in all fields of the audiovisual industry.
Founder and director from ART&TUR
Francisco Dias holds a PhD degree in Tourism Science from the University of Perpignan, France.
He is Associate Professor of the School Tourism and Maritime Technology at the IPLeiria – the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (Portugal), and Diretor of the ART&TUR – International Tourism Film Festival. Moreover, he was the founder and the first editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation and also the former diretor of GiTUR – Tourism Research Unit of Leiria Polytechnic.
Due to his entrepreneurial initiative, several international projects and networks have been created, namely: International Conference on Destination Branding, Heritage and Authenticity (Univ. of Santigo de Compostela, Spain, 2012); International Conference of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation (Univ. School of Physical Education in Poznan, Poland, 2014); Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association (he was its first president of Direction Board, being and nowadays the vice-president); 2nd EATSA Conference (univ. of Lisbon and Coimbra and Leiria Polytechnic, Portugal, 2016); and Centro de Portugal Film Commission (founder member and as vice-president); Favourite Destinations Worldwide project, among others projects. His researches have been published in several leading journals, such as Annals of Tourism Research, British Food Journal, Community Development and European Journal of Tourism Research.
President of the Transitions Foundation
Stéphane Aver graduated from the Pantheon-Sorbonne University with a specialisation in business administration, banking and finance
In 2002, he became Chairman of Tech Value SA, a firm that invests in disruptive technologies in the IT, F&B and service sectors.
In 2006, he founded and became Chairman of Aaqius, a company specialising in the creation and deployment worldwide of innovative CO2-reduction technological standards. Aaqius became a key solutions partner for emissions controls with market-leading DPF and SCR technologies.
In 2017, Aaqius spun-off Stor-H Technologies. Launched after 8 years of R&D within Aaqius, Stor-H is a new zero-CO2 energy standard that powers urban & light mobility through the use of a disruptive and proprietary hydrogen storage technology.
In 2017, he founded AALPS Capital, a French asset management company, with an innovative fund dedicated to Green energy and the mobility sector on a global scale.
In 2018, Stéphane Aver became President of the Transitions Foundation, under the auspices of FACE (Foundation Agir Contre l’Exclusion), chaired by Gérard Mestrallet, former Chairman of Engie. He is also a founding member of the Mediterranean Climate House based in Tangiers.
Stéphane Aver is a member of the Prospective & Innovation Foundation, chaired by Jean-Pierre Raffarin, the former French Prime Minister. Also a member of the Board of Directors of the Franco-Arab Chamber of Commerce and member of BOAO Forum for Asia, chaired by Ban Ki-moon, the 8th Secretary General of the United Nations.
President of Producer's Group, USA
Lee Gluckman, President of the Producer's Group, is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in Communications, and has spent his entire career in film and video production, as well as commercials and educational television.
He is also president of the Mobius Awards, an international advertising film competition, and the U.S. International Film & Video Festival, both run from the offices in Redondo Beach, near Los Angeles.
Co-fondateur de Filmsnòmades.
Audiovisual Communication Degree from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona (2001). Has studied highly specialized courses in documentary filmmaking at the School of Film and Television of San Antonio de los Baños (Cuba) in 2002, and the Ateliers Varan in Paris in 2007.
His last documentary film, Buda (Best Film Award in Memorimage 2013, Jury and Audience Award for the Best International Documentary in Columbia Gorge International Film Festival 2014) is a co-production among his production company, Filmsnòmades, Televisión Española -TVE- and Televisió de Catalunya-TV3. His advertising film El Nacional Barcelona (2015) won the First Prize in the Gastronomy and Wines Category at the 2015 Art&Tur International Film Festival (Vila Nova da Gaia, Portugal). In March 2011, his piece Festa Major (2009), produced for the video festival Strobe, won the Audience Award in the Contemporary Art Week in Mar del Plata (Argentina).
In addition to documentaries and audiovisual works, he regularly collaborates in travel print media. In October 2016, Santi founded PVS Media, Communication Consulting Agency. On January 2015 he engaged The Do Good Company (TDG) as EU Director, a vehicle to incubate ideas to make the world safer and claeaner.
In 2016, Santi Valldepérez was member of the Jury in the 1st editon of MónFilmat, International Landscape Film Festival (Spain) and the IX edition of ART&TUR - International Tourism Film Festival. His company Filmsnòmades organises the festival terres Catalunya - INTERNATIONAL TOURISM FILM FESTIVAL.
Director of the "Génération Durable" Film Festival.
Director of the MJC de Bernay, an association for environmental education and sustainable development for 25 years.
Director of the Nature and Environment Film Festival "Génération Durable" for 10 years in Normandy (12,000 spectators in 2019).
Co-organizer of the regional scheme around the film "Tomorrow" by Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion. Educational scheme for 16-25 year olds in the Normandy region (since 2017, around a hundred schools and around 10,000 young participants).
Member of the film selection committee of the AlimenTerre festival (international event on sustainable and solidarity food).
Administrator of regional associations for environmental education and sustainable development (Cardere et Graine Normandie).
Digital Unit Science and Knowledge - ARTE
Aurélie Marx studied Germanistics at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University and at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon. After teaching for a few years, she joined the Franco-German channel in the office of the president of ARTE France in Paris. In 2013, she joined the ARTE teams in Strasbourg, in the programming department and then as head of the digital platform ARTE Future. She is currently coordinator of the Sciences and Knowledge digital offer, which includes programmes related to nature and the environment.
Philipp Berens, ARTE Magazin (ALLEMAGNE)
Working experience as journalist, editor and marketing expert in several media companies. Having worked for „Cinema“, Europe’s largest movie magazine as well as for Buena Vista Film, Warner Bros. and Bavaria Film as PR and marketing manager. Since 2008 working as project manager of ARTE Magazin, the German print publication of the renowned German-French TV station. Supporter of Surfrider Foundation and member of the Green Party in Germany.
Journalist, Euronews (GERMANY)
Jutta Scheffer, began her career as a german journalist with the public broadcaster ARD. In 2000, she joined the editorial staff of the German service of Euronews in Lyon and became Head of Publishing and Producer. Currently in charge of external editorial relations at Euronews, she is in charge of programme and image sales, co-productions and programme exchanges with shareholder and partner channels.
France Télévisions CSR
Xavière Farrer Hutchison
CSR – Environment - Climate
A graduate of the Institut Supérieur de l'Image et du Son, Xavière Farrer Hutchison contributes to the consideration of environmental and climate issues in the activities of the France Télévisions group.
After an initial professional career dedicated solely to the audiovisual sector, within the Arte, France 5 and then France Télévisions channels, as well as in China with the Shanghai Media Group, she joined the group's CSR department.
Deploying an environmental policy within France Télévisions is an opportunity to think about the responsibility and role of a public media in a society in transition.
An ambition, as much as a conviction, that Xavière shares and builds on with the group's employees and with all those involved in these major issues.
Director of the Innsbruck Nature Film Festival
Bettina Lutz was born in 1987 in Innsbruck, Austria. Having majored in pedagogy and sociology she currently works in mediating art and culture, as well as manging events. Her field of work encompasses events focusing on the education of minors, as well as that of adults.
She has been the director of the Innsbruck Nature Film Festival since 2019. She has been managing the PolitFilmFestival in Innsbruck since 2018 and has organized various projects for FREIRAD, a community radio in Innsbruck.
Since 2018, in her leading role in the PIXBI organization, she has been organizing the JugendMedienTag, an event promoting media awareness among young students.
Journaliste Film/Médias (ALLEMAGNE)
Birgit Heidsiek, a graduate in Political Science, works as a film/media journalist and film critic for publications such as the German film trade magazine Filmecho Filmwoche and the European online platform Cineuropa as well as for the daily newspaper Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, among others. In addition, she is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Green Film Shooting magazine and its accompanying website, established in 2012, which are devoted to sustainability in the film and media world. She also teaches courses in the Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Technical Journalism departments at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, where she is a member of the faculty.
Catherine Puiseux Kakpo
TF1, CSR Coordinator
Catherine PUISEUX-KAKPO coordinates the corporate social responsibility approach for the TF1 group, which she joined in 1995.
For the Group, she has led several cross-disciplinary initiatives related to change management, the introduction of Quality and Risk Management. In 2005, she set up the corporate social responsibility approach, and has since been developing issues specific to the media. It initiated the setting up of two sector-based collectives: Ecoprod, to develop the ecology of filming, and the CSR Media Forum.
She holds a Master 2 "Sustainable Development Strategies and Corporate Social Responsibility". She is personally involved in the Parisian cooperative supermarket project La Louve, and in the promotion of sustainable development in Africa.
Journalist for Mouvement Up
Sandra Coutoux is a journalist for Mouvement Up, the movement of actors for change. This quarterly magazine highlights solutions to create a more sustainable, ecological and responsible society. She also leads conferences for the same organism.
Head of Citizen Mobilization and Media Service (SMCM) - ADEME
Holder of a DEA in environmental economics from the University of Paris I, Valérie Martin joined the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) in June 1993. She held various positions before being appointed head of the Citizen Mobilisation and Media department on 1 January 2008. In this capacity, she is in charge in particular of managing campaigns relating to energy renovation and the circular economy. In addition, she steers the Agency's general public strategy, which was published in early 2019. It is also involved in steering actions related to responsible communication and responsible marketing. She is co-author of various collective works: "nouveaux mythes, nouveaux imaginaires pour un monde durable" (Les Petits Matins edition), "un autre monde est possible; Lost in Transitions? "(dawn edition), the "eco-communication guide" (Eyrolles edition) and the "responsible communication guide" (ADEME editions - January 2020).
Director of Ushuaïa TV
Christophe Sommet is currently Deputy Director of the TF1 Group's theme channels, which include Ushuaïa TV, a discovery channel that for the past 13 years has been inviting viewers to marvel at the beauties of the world to encourage them to protect the planet. As the only channel entirely dedicated to sustainable development issues, Ushuaïa TV reports valuable testimonials designed to raise public awareness through its magazines and numerous previously unseen documentaries. Outside the screens, Ushuaïa TV is associated with many events and NGOs that share the same values.
Christophe Sommet is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) and holds an MBA from the University of Austin in Texas. After several experiences in investment banking and strategy consulting, he joined the holding company of the Bouygues Group where he participated in the preparation of the first CSR reports of the Group. He joined the TF1 group in 2004 as General Secretary of the theme channels.
Trained as an ecologist and geographer, Benjamin LECOINTE started his activity in different administrations (Seine-Normandy Water Agency, Seine-Eure Agglomeration Community) and engineering office (CE3E) in Normandy as a geomatician. He joined the Regional Planning Department of the Normandy Region in 2007 and then became a research officer.
In mid-2014, he joined the Sustainable Development Mission of the Normandy Region as project manager for "education for sustainable development". He works to improve the awareness of the issues related to sustainable development among the people of Normandy and to change their behaviour towards greater responsibility.
Sandra de Bailliencourt
Executive Director of Sparknews
With an entrepreneurial profile, Sandra has been developing companies in different sectors (sports, events, digital) for more than 15 years. She is now Managing Director of Sparknews. Sandra joined Sparknews in August 2015 as Managing Director. She has developed different types of companies over the last 15 years: in the field of sport (responsible for the partnership for the French America's Cup team), events (director of an agency in the South of France), digital (founder of Novedia Agency, freelance manager for several digital companies such as Educlever in EdTech, Webedia in media, Skoda France). Inspired by Sparknews' innovation and social commitment, Sandra strengthens the current activity and builds, with the team, new offers to further increase the impact of social innovation.