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 Deputy President, Co-Founder and CTO, Theodo
Jean-Pierre Bertrand Chief Executive Officer, Colas Rail UK
Pascal Boris CBE Chairman & Non-Executive Director, French Chamber Honorary President
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
Jean-Christophe Donnellier Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs, French Embassy
Bénédicte Duval General Manager UK & Ireland, Air France KLM, French Chamber Vice-President
Eric Ellul Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
Hugo Fry General Manager, Sanofi UK, French Chamber Vice-President
Alain Harfouche DUOLAB Managing Director, Groupe L'Occitane
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
Chris Labrey Managing Director UK & Ireland, Econocom Ltd
Christophe Lattuada Group Country Head for the UK and Ireland, Societe Generale
Quentin Michard Partner, Managing Director, Ekimetrics
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
Marc Reboux Senior Director EMEA Office and Tenant Representation, CBRE Ltd
Geraldine Fabre Partner, Head of French Group, Sherrards Solicitors
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
Simone Rossi CEO, EDF Energy
Geoff Skingsley Chairman, L’Oreal
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
Anne-Marie Verstraeten UK Country Head, BNP Paribas
Helena Kavanagh Managing Director, JCDecaux UK Ltd, French Chamber Vice-President
Arnaud Vaissié Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO International SOS, French Chamber Vice-President
Chris Labrey Managing Director UK & Ireland, Econocom Ltd
Catherine Palmer Advisory Councillor
Emmanuelle Ries Managing Partner, ebl Miller Rosenfalck
Fabienne Viala Chairman, Bouygues Construction, French Chamber President
Elisabeth Markart Managing Director Barkston Consulting
Jeanne Monchovet Founder Olystix
Arnaud de Saint Exupery Area Vice President-General Manager, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Robert Carey Strategy and Network Director, easyJet
Stéphane Rambosson Honorary President Sciencespo
Peter Smith Partner Constantin LLP
Aino-Leena Grapin CEO Winch Design
Brian Gosschalk Head of President’s Office, Ipsos
Bertrand Michaud Managing Director, Hermès (GB) Ltd
Peter Stevens Partner, Business Law Department TWM Solicitors LLP
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