Marie-Claire Daveu is the Chief Sustainability Officer and head of international institutional affairs at Kering, as well as a member of Kering’s Executive Committee. She is responsible for the continued development of Kering’s sustainability strategy and operationalising sustainability across the group, while also directing institutional affairs world-wide.
Previously working in the public sector, Daveu served as chief of staff to French politician Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet within the Ministry of Ecology and other areas from 2007 to 2012. Prior to that, she was the senior director of sustainable development at Sanofi-Aventis Group. Daveu was also previously technical adviser to the cabinet of Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin and chief of staff to Serge Lepeltier, Minister of Ecology and Sustainability.
Daveu is a graduate of the Paris Grignon National Institute of Agronomy, the National School of Rural Engineering, Water and Forests, and the University of Paris Dauphine.
Daveu spoke at the 2014 Copenhagen Fashion Summit: