BCS Board Members

The Board is appointed for a two-year term by the General Assembly from amongst the BCS Association members to reflect the diversity of the membership.

Brice Lalonde

BCS Association, President

Brice Lalonde  is a former green party leader in France, who ran for President of France in the Presidential elections, 1981. In 1988 he was named Minister of the Environment, and in 1990 founded the green Ecology Generation party.

In 2007 Brice Lalonde was appointed French Ambassador for Climate Change and was heavily involved in multilateral climate change negotiations until the end of 2010, when UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon appointed him Assistant Secretary-General, Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), which was held in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012.

Claire Tutenuit

BCS Association, Vice President
EpE, General Delegate

Claire Tutenuit is a graduate in Maths (Ecole Normale Supérieure) and Political Sciences (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris), and an Ingénieur des Mines.

She started her career in the Ministry of Industry in 1982 and joined business in 1987, first in the sector of environment (Veolia) and later aerospace (Airbus). Since 2001 she has been an independent consultant in strategy and environment.

She has been the Délégué Général of Entreprises pour l’Environnement (EpE) since 2006. The French partner of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, EPE is a think tank of some 40 companies that work together to better take into account in their management and strategies a shared vision of environment as a source of progress and opportunities.

Claire Tutenuit has written a book and various articles; she is a member of the Board of Fondation pour la Nature et l’Homme, of Ineris and of GRDF.

François Baillon

BCS Association, Treasurer
International Humanitarian Infrastructure Platform, Managing Director
FIDIC Special adviser

François Baillon is an engineer and doctor in sustainable development since 1999.  As former commercial director of FIDIC (International  Federation of Consulting Engineers) he  worked as an independent consultant representing  the construction industry  at the board of several international organisations (UNEP SBCI, Global Infrastructure Basel SuRe Stakeholder Council, Sustainable Built Environment Conference Series). He now leads the International Humanitarian Infrastructure Platform (IHIP.earth) since its creation in 2016, harmonizing business practices to bridge the gap between the humanitarian and development response in construction projects.

Majda Dabaghi

BCS Association, General Secretary
ICC, Senior Policy Executive

Ms. Dabaghi leads ICC’s policy work on climate, environment and sustainability. She is the UNFCCC and UN Environment Focal Point for business, promoting the private sector commitment to our collective climate, environment and sustainable development goals by showcasing private sector leadership and action, and providing constructive policy input from business.

Before joining ICC, Ms. Dabaghi spent 10 years as a lawyer, beginning her legal career with Linklaters in London where she specialised in energy and infrastructure-related acquisitions, public-private partnerships, project development and project financing. While at Linklaters she also spent time in their Sao Paulo and Dubai offices. In Paris, she worked within the energy and infrastructure team of Latham & Watkins.

Myrto Tripathi

Climate policy advisor of Brice Lalonde

Myrto Tripathi is, since end 2014, climate policy  advisor of Brice Lalonde, as president of the Business & Climate Summit and of the Water Academy of France. Their successful collaboration is rooted in their shared conviction that climate is the defining issue of our time and that business has a strong role to play.

She has been very involved in the activities and development of the Business & Climate Summit Association and editions since its creation. Myrto is an energy and climate specialist sporting more than 15 years of professional experience in the field as well as an engineering and business management degree.