Opening Conference - MAY 08, 14h - 16h

United for Global Goals

Find out how the UN, Corporates & NGOs are concretely acting for a better future! 

Opening conference with :

  • Joel Tronchon – CSR Director SEB Group and member of C3D, 
  • Muriel Barneoud – CSR Director LA POSTE Group, 
  • Enedis, 
  • Philippe Rase – Strategic Partnership Program and IoT Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, 
  • Carole-Anne Sénit – GG Project Manager –  4D
  • Viktor Omarsson – JCI Europe Vice Président 
  • Moderated by Sophie Marot-Remy, 2018 JCI France Past President and Céline Bléher, 2018 JCI Strategic Planning Committee Member for Europe

The opening conference will be facilitated with Livewall, a French StartUp at the service of event organizers offering a dozen interactive and innovative solutions to boost events with digital.

VIP KEYNOTE : Marina Ponti is the Global Director a.i. of the UN SDG Action Campaign

As one of the main architects of the UN Millennium Campaign -the predecessor of the UN SDG Action Campaign- Ms. Ponti served as Global Deputy Director and Regional Director for Europe for over a decade and was at the vanguard of innovative campaign initiatives, building multi-stakeholder coalitions, mobilizing resources and forging long-term partnerships between civil society organizations, Local Government, parliamentarians, media, the private sector and the UN.
Prior, Ms. Ponti was an advocacy and resource mobilization specialist with UNICEF and the UN Secretariat. She also served as Chief Operating Officer at Catapult -a girls and women’s right crowdfunding platform and as Special Advisor on post-2015 during the final negotiations of the 2030 Agenda for the global network Social Watch. Ms. Ponti started her career with the Italian NGO Mani Tese as Head of Campaigning and External Relations, leading global campaigns and movements on debt, trade, human rights and development assistance.

Joel Tronchon – CSR Director Groupe SEB and C3D Member, a platform for CSR leaders 

Director of Sustainable Development and General Delegate of the Groupe SEB Fund – based in Ecully Graduate of the School of Management of Grenoble Branch Creation of Enterprise and holder of a DESS in Consulting and Training at Paris Dauphine University, Joël Tronchon held several positions in the Human Resources department, notably at L’Oréal from 1999 to 2004, then within Casino Group from 2004 to 2007 where he was Human Resources Director, International Activities before being appointed Human Resources Director, Géant Casino. He joined Groupe SEB in 2008 as Human Resources Director of Tefal and Culinary Items. In 2011, he was appointed Director of Sustainable Development and General Delegate of the Groupe SEB Foundation, which became an Endowment Fund in 2015.

Muriel Barnéoud – Group Head of Corporate Engagement LA POSTE GROUP

For 6 years, she was CEO of Docaposte (a subsidiary of the La Poste group, with a turnover of € 450m, 4,500 employees), specialized in the digital transition of companies and institutions for their customer back office, HR processes and all of their sensitive transactions; Docaposte is particularly present in the worlds of banking, insurance and utilities. Muriel Barnéoud led the transformation of Docaposte’s product mix, from an editorial profession to that of a digital platform operator, from a digitization industry to a digital trust player.

It also launched the IoT program of the La Poste group (digital hub and French IoT) presented in Las Vegas.

After a first experience with Arthur Andersen, she joined the group La Poste in 1994.

She has held the post of deputy general manager of the Courier, as industrial director, where she has led major projects of restructuring and reingeneering of the production process of the Courier.

As Industrial Director, she held the non-executive chairmanship of two La Poste group logistics companies and led the purchase group for electric vehicles (« Bailly » plan). At Docaposte, she chaired a dozen boards of directors. She also sat on the Supervisory Board of Xange Private Equity, a private equity firm of La Poste Group and the Supervisory Board of La Banque Postale IARD. As Docaposte, she sat on the board of the professional association Syntec Numérique where she chaired the college publishers. She is an elected member of the CCIR Ile de France and sits on the boards of ESCP, HEC and ESIEE Paris (which she chairs). As an independent director, she is a member of Inside Secure’s supervisory board, Euronext, one of the leaders in embedded and mobile transaction security solutions and IoT, and Akka Technologies, Euronext, a leading marketer. in engineering and technology consulting and Lacroix Tech, a specialist ETI in the smart city. Muriel has been very active in the Finance Innovation division where she co-led several working groups and contributed to the white papers « aging well in the digital age », « Big data and insurance » and « Bank & Fintech: stakes of innovation in Retail Banking « . She is currently VP of the Acsel, professional association of the digital economy. She is knight in the National Order of the Legion of Honor. Muriel Barnéoud is a graduate of IEP Paris and ENSPTT and holds a DESS in Financial Management and Taxation.

Carole-Anne Sénit, Global Goals Project Manager  – Association 4D, a think-tank specialised in transition towards a sustainable development

Carole-Anne Sénit is a political scientist by training, with a career spanning both research on and practice in the civil society sector. She obtained her PhD at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, on civil society participation in the negotiations on the Sustainable Development Goals. Carole-Anne is currently based in Paris, working at the NGO ‘Association 4D’ as a program officer on the Sustainable Development Goals. She conducts awareness-raising and advocacy activities to engage both the public and decision-makers in the implementation of the goals.  Prior to her doctoral studies, Carole-Anne worked as a research fellow at Sciences Po’s Centre for Political Research (Cevipof) and at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI). She holds a 5-year integrated MSc in Political Science and Sustainable Development from Sciences Po Paris. 

Philippe Rase, Strategic Partnership Program and IoT Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise 

Belgian installed in Grenoble, France, in 1998 after having lived and worked in Belgium, Australia and the United Kingdom in the fields of industrial technological innovations of oxidation in the use of ozone, and UVs.  Philippe is global lead of Sales Strategic Programs & IoT sales Development at Hewlett Packard Enterprise of JGTM offers & solutions with NOKIA. Philippe has held functions in sales, IT services marketing, as well as director of Sales Operations (EMEA) for the network division. Philippe is Vice President of Grenoble Angels and has been a business Angels since 2005. Philippe aims to realize and carry out local startups accompaniments & development mainly in the digital domain (web, solution, mobile applications, IoT, artificial intelligence). He is a member of 6 advisory councils or strategic committee of digital startups accompanied. Philippe was President of Jeune Chambre Economique Grenoble in 2000-2001Philippe is a founding member of FrenchTech in the Alps – Grenoble, a member of Executive committee from FrenchTech Grenoble and a volunteer in the  www.festival-transfo.fr organization that gathered 10000 people in 2019.

Viktor OMARSSON – 2019  JCI Executive Vice-Président for Europe

Born 17 June 1983 in Borgarnes, Iceland, Ómarsson studied political science, business administration, auditing and accounting, and currently works as a business consultant and coach. He lives in Reykjavík, Iceland, where he is an active member of the local JCI organization JCI Reykjavík. Ómarsson joined JCI Reykjavík in 2010, became Local President in 2011 and JCI Iceland National President in 2012. At the international level, Ómarsson served as 2016 JCI European Development Council Chairperson, 2017 JCI Vice President, and member of the Strategic Planning Committee in 2018. Due to his exceptional commitment and dedication, he has been honored as JCI Senator and is a Phil Pugsley Patron of the JCI Foundation.

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