Advisory Council

The Council consists of up to 66 members of the Chamber – including our 18 Board members - and hosts 2 sessions per year with a view to advising the management of the Chamber on its strategic decisions. The role of the Advisory Councillors is also to increase the effectiveness of the Chamber by actively participating in and leading its activities and to help recruit new members.

Peter Alfandary Head of French Team, Reed Smith LLP, French Chamber Senior Vice-President
Marc Bena Partner, PwC
Katherine Bennett CBE Senior Vice-President, Airbus, French Chamber Vice-President
Fabrice Bernhard Co-Founder and CTO, Theodo, Deputy President
Jean-Pierre Bertrand Chief Executive Officer, Colas Rail UK
Pascal Boris CBE Chairman & Non-Executive Director, French Chamber Honorary President
Robert Carey Strategy and Network Director, easyJet
Jean-François Cécillon Co-Founder and Chairman, The Universal Matrix
Catherine Chardon Managing Director, RATP Dev
Jonathan Chippindale Chief Executive, HOLITION Augmented Retail
Laurence Colchester Director, Bitter Lemon Press
Mike Cooper CEO, Eurostar
Nick Crossfield Managing Director UK & Ireland, Alstom
Elisabeth Delahaye Honorary Councillor
Pascal D’hont Founder, Eliotus Ltd
Bénédicte Duval General Manager UK & Ireland, Air France KLM, French Chamber Vice-President
Eric Ellul Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group
Geraldine Fabre Partner, Head of French Group, Sherrards Solicitors
Hugo Fry General Manager, Sanofi UK, French Chamber Vice-President
Brian Gosschalk Head of President’s Office, Ipsos
Aino-Leena Grapin CEO Winch Design
Philippe Henry Global Head of Corporate, Financials and Multinationals Banking, HSBC Bank Plc
David Herbinet Partner, UK Head of PIE & Global Audit Leader, Mazars
Mike Hughes Zone President UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric
Ross James Partner, Deloitte LLP
Helena Kavanagh Managing Director, JCDecaux UK Ltd, French Chamber Vice-President
Christophe Lattuada Group Country Head for the UK and Ireland, Societe Generale
Elisabeth Markart Managing Director Barkston Consulting
George Merrylees Partner, Irwin Mitchell LLP
Quentin Michard Partner, Managing Director, Ekimetrics
Bertrand Michaud Managing Director, Hermès (GB) Ltd
Jeanne Monchovet Founder Olystix
Olivier Morel Partner & Head of International Corporate Investment, Cripps LLP, French Chamber Vice-President
Ray Newton Advisor to the Chairman, Radisson BLU Edwardian Hotels
Olivier Nicolaÿ Managing Director, Chanel UK and President of the UK and other Americas Region, French Chamber Vice-President
Philippe d'Ornano Partner, EY
Sébastien Paillet Co-Founder, Early Metrics
Catherine Palmer General Counsel, KellyDeli
Stéphane Rambosson Honorary President Sciencespo
Marc Reboux Senior Director EMEA Office and Tenant Representation, CBRE Ltd
Rupert Reece Managing Partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel
John Rees Trade and Investment Director, Government of South Australia
Nicolas Ribollet Executive Director, Head of International Desk Mazars Business Advisors, French Chamber Treasurer
Emmanuelle Ries Managing Partner, ebl Miller Rosenfalck
Simone Rossi CEO, EDF Energy
Marilise Saghbini Managing Director, French Chamber
Arnaud de Saint Exupery Area Vice President-General Manager, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Geoff Skingsley Chairman, L’Oreal
Peter Smith Partner Constantin LLP
Peter Stevens Partner, Business Law Department TWM Solicitors LLP
Dominique Tai Associate, French Group Manager, Browne Jacobson LLP
Alexandre Terrasse Partner, Edwin Coe LLP
Marc de Thomasson Director, Victanis Advisory Services
Louise Tingstrom Partner, Finelk
Séverine Trouillet Global Affairs Director Northern Europe, Dassault Systèmes
Arnaud Vaissié Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO International SOS, French Chamber Vice-President
Anne-Marie Verstraeten UK Country Head, BNP Paribas
Fabienne Viala Chairman, Bouygues Construction, French Chamber President
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