Testimonials

What our members say about the Chamber:

Katherine Bennett

CBE, Senior Vice president, AIRBUS

“Over the past few years I have attended a few French Chamber events, as a guest and more recently as a speaker.  I find the interaction with other participants very engaging and the events are always superbly organised. A Paul croissant is also hard to beat!”

Romola Basu

General Manager, LADURÉE UK
“The French Chamber of Commerce has given Ladurée the opportunity to develop the visibility of the brand and its products to other members. The broad range of networking events, clubs and forums, in particular the Luxury Club, has allowed us to generate new business opportunities and position Maison Ladurée as a French lifestyle destination in London.”

Ludovic Blanc

Founder & CEO, BLANC

"The French Chamber has been a great support to our new store launches and their networking events helped us meet interesting business contacts within our industry"

Pascal Cagni

Founder and CEO, C4 VENTURES
"We benefited from the exceptional reach of the CCFGB Recruitment team when looking for our Office Manager. The quality and responsiveness of the service was second to none. The Recruitment team immediately understood our needs and requirements and sent us very relevant candidates in no time."

David Chermont

Founder and CEO, INBOUND CAPITAL

"The Chamber has a unique ability to organise seriously high profile events that harmouniously blend industry leaders and really interesting contacts, in a setting that is always enjoyable and makes everyone feels more relaxed and approachable. At Inbound. we particularly appreciate these qualities because we try to do the same with our Entente Cordiale events."

Benoît Dadolle

General Manager of BEL UK & NORDIC

“Being a member of the Chamber is the best way to connect with other businesses” 

 

Alexis Despature

Country Manager, MUZEO
"We have been very impressed with the recruitment's team capacity to understand what our exact needs were and to find the right candidates. Our field is rather complex and we have always struggled to get relevant candidates put forward by other head hunters. The recruitment team at the Chamber got us 2 that were spot on, we actually had trouble making a decision!"

Hugo Fry

Managing Director of SANOFI

“Our Patron membership offers an extremely useful and cost-effective way to be more open to new ideas and to follow what’s happening in other sectors. It allows us to interact with leaders from other companies and access a range of expert opinions, which is very valuable for decision making.” 

Alain Harfouche

Managing Director of DUOLAB (The L'OCCITANE Group)
"L’OCCITANE are thrilled to be a part of the French Chamber of Commerce here in Great Britain. The L’OCCITANE Group are a French company and we pride ourselves on having strong Anglo-French connections to allow us to conduct our business with excellence. The Chamber’s events are well organised and their large network of contacts have allowed me as a new GM to London to make some valuable new business connections."

Mike Hughes

Zone President UK & Ireland, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

“The French Chamber of Great Britain is the best platform for networking, to build both business and personal contacts” 

Alice Lambert

Deputy Director, Senior Researcher, Global Fine Arts, SOTHEBY'S

“The French Chamber of Commerce consistently excels in celebrating the leading examples of craftsmanship and art within the luxury sector. It is because of the Chamber’s exceptional network and unparalleled know-how within the industry that Patron Members are granted exclusive access to the very best the arts has to offer, through visits, breakfasts and evening events. Visiting the Antony Gormley Studio with the Artist discussing plans for his upcoming show at the Royal Academy was a priceless and unforgettable experience!”

Olivier Mougin

Group Finance Director, KELLYDELI

"The French Chamber provides a fantastic platform to meet peers and exchange on the current business topics. Based in the UK, KellyDeli operates across Europe with France our largest market. Having access to the Chamber networks, such as the finance and the retail forums, enables us to gain valuable and actionable knowledge."  

Tanuja Randery

CEO/ Founder of Powerwomen Network and former zone President, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

“It takes a village - the women's business club is a great way for us to exchange ideas and drive current affairs agenda leveraging the experience of a broader group of people and ensuring we use different approaches and solutions to move us forward.”

Benoit Reiller

Managing Director, LAUNCHWORKS & CO

“The Digital Transformation and Innovation Forum is bringing together a unique group of executives keen to share their experiences. Participants are incredibly insightful and open about the challenges associated with digital transformation and how to best deploy new innovative business models and technologies. This is the kind of knowledge network that can really make a difference at a time when digital transformation is on every Board’s agenda.”