The Campus de la Transition is a non-profit association under French law incorporated on 21 December 2017 and registered in January 2018. The collective is composed of about twenty volunteer and very involved members, as well as a larger circle of members who meet in the project and give their time occasionally.
Board of Management
Campus’ members with a specific mission
Other active members of the Campus
A graduate of ESCP-Europe, Marie-Laure worked successively for 20 years in financial, marketing and editorial management positions within the Bayard group. In 2015, she co-founded an association that has been working since then to promote equal opportunities in the preparation of entrance exams to post-baccalaureate schools in France (business schools, Sciences Po).
A TélécomParisTech engineer in 1988, Jean-Marc is a professor in the Leadership and Business Department of the Engineer at Centrale Supélec. He is responsible for the “Ethics and Responsibility of the Engineer” curriculum, and the project pole “Agile, Social, Innovative, Ethical and Responsible Economies”. He also teaches soft skills at Ecole Centrale Beijing and supervises project-based teaching.
At the same time, he has 30 years of consulting experience, particularly at Accenture and then at A.T. Kearney, then with the creation in 2007 of its independent advisory and executive support structure.
Graduated from Sciences Po Paris in 2003, after 3 years with the Terragir environmental education association, Marion worked for nearly 10 years as scientific and technical director of the Nicolas Hulot Foundation. In 2017, she founded MC2 to support the organizations that are driving the ecological transition. In this capacity, she is responsible for the general secretariat of the Energy and Prosperity Chair devoted to the link between energy and the economy.
Matthieu initiated the Ticket for Change. This is an association activating talents and contributing to solve our social problems through live and on-line training. Matthieu has also founded Corporate for Change, which helps corporations in their social transformations.
Matthieu is a graduate of ESCP Europe, specialised in Alternative Management at HEC Paris. He has co-written « Les entrepreneurs qui changent le monde » (Rue de l’Echiquier, 2014).
Raffi is an associate professor at Grenoble École de Management. His research is divided into two directions: on the one hand, a theory of DIY observed from different angles (incremental innovation, managerial DIY, DIY in the cultural industries); on the other hand, a more global approach based on the idea of a small economy and ingenuity. As a member of the Mindfulness, Workplace Wellbeing and Economic Peace Chair, he reflects on the relationship between our relationship to resources and economic peace.
A graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris, ENSAE and CORE (Centre for Operats Research and Econometrics) in Louvain-la-Neuve, he obtained his doctorate at the Laboratoire d’Econométrie of the Ecole Polytechnique de Paris in 1998. Specialized in alternative measures of development, general equilibrium theory, game theory, financing and energy issues, Gaël is research director at the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) and at the University of Paris Centre économique 1-Sorbonne (CES).
As part of the CODEV research programme (ESSEC), he has conducted several surveys (Nigeria, Indonesia, India, etc.) devoted to the construction of an index measuring the quality of social cohesion, considered as an indicator of the quality of development. He is the coordinator of the “Riskergy” research team on energy and sovereign debt resilience, as well as a member of the scientific committee of the “Laboratory of Excellence” dedicated to financial regulation (LabEx Refi). He was a member of the expert committee on energy transition with the French government. He was a member of the Stern-Stiglitz International Commission on Carbon Pricing in 2017. He heads the “Energy and Prosperity” chair supported by the Ecole Normale Supérieure, the Ecole Polytechnique, the ENSAE and the Institut Louis Bachelier. He is also a member of the European NGO Finance Watch and the Foundation for Nature and Mankind.
A graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, Ensae, and a doctorate in environmental economics, Alain is co-founder and partner of Carbone 4, a climate strategy consulting firm. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Nicolas Hulot Foundation and of the Economic Council for Sustainable Development under the Minister of Ecological and Solidarity Transition.
In 2013, he chaired the committee of experts of the national debate on the energy transition. In June 2015, he and Pascal Canfin submitted to the President of the Republic the report “Mobilizing Climate Finance – A Roadmap for Financing a Low-Carbon Economy”. In June 2016, he submitted a report with Gérard Mestrallet and Pascal Canfin to the President of COP21 for carbon prices aligned with the Paris Agreement.
Co-author of several books on ecological transition, he has created and animated the “Chroniques de l’anthropocène”: http://alaingrandjean.fr/
Patricia holds a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the University of Paris-Dauphine, a Diplom Volkswirtschafslehre (Public Economy) from the Humboldt University of Berlin, and a PhD in Management Economics and Strategy from Northwestern University. After working as a researcher at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Patricia has been a professor in the Department of Economics at ESSEC for the past ten years. She has specialized in industrial economics, particularly in financial services and the regulation of financial rating agencies. At present, she is interested in interdisciplinary humanist approaches to economics in order to shed light on the effective contributions of the economy and to reorder its aims. She teaches in many ESSEC programs (doctoral, GMBA, Executive, BBA and Grande Ecole) and coordinates the seminar “Understanding and Changing the World
A religious sister of xavière, Laurence has been living in Canada since 2007. With a commercial background (ESSEC), she worked for more than 15 years in the field of responsible investment, first with a financial company, then with an international research and rating agency (Sustainalytics). Since January 2018, she has joined the Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice, which is the social branch of the Jesuits of English Canada, as Associate Director. The mission of the Jesuit Forum is to promote social and environmental justice through spiritual conversation and community discernment.
She has contributed to the writing of two books: Is our way of life sustainable? New horizon of responsibility, Ed. Karthala, 2006 and 20 Proposals for reforming capitalism, Ed. Flammarion, 200
Mireille is a consultant, teacher and author, specializing in issues related to financing the energy and ecological transition. After an international career in investment banking, she was a trainer in corporate finance and then rapporteur of the Canfin Grandjean Commission of COP21 on transition financing.
Mireille is co-author with Alain Grandjean of Financer la transition énergétique (Atelier – 2016) and of a Mooc Coursera AFD-ENS on this subject, with Alain Grandjean and Gael Giraud.
Ethnologist, philosopher and essayist, Xavier Ricard is also a senior official of the French Ministry of Finance. As an ethnologist, he lived and worked in Zimbabwe and Peru, then spent 7 years working on development projects in some 60 countries, while conducting research on the trajectories of human society sustainability.
Doctor in social anthropology and ethnology from EHESS, Xavier Ricard is also a graduate of Sciences Po, and a former student of ENA. He is the author of Shamanism in the work of Alfred Métraux (Geneva; IUED 2004), Les voleurs d’ombre: l’univers religieux des bergers de l’Ausangate (Paris: Société d’ethnologie 2011), Blanche est la Terre (Paris: Seuil 2017). A member of the Scientific Council of the journal Projet, to which he regularly contributes, he is also a director of the association Les terrestres, which brings together researchers and activists to contribute to the public debate on anthropocene issues.
Prospective organizational modeler and facilitator. Like the King’s fools of the Middle Ages, he accompanies organizations by asking disturbing questions and proposing alternative ways for teams to achieve their ambitions. After working 17 years at Danone in various positions, he spent a sabbatical year transforming the food aid association ANDES. He recently joined the Institute of Desirable Futures to continue his foresight work on organizational transformations.
Dominique holds a doctorate in management from the University of Newcastle and is a senior professor at Grenoble École de Management. His research has focused on personal and managerial transformation, stress management, well-being and their relationship to performance. Former fighter pilot officer of the Naval Aeronautics Department, he applies a pragmatic and humanistic operational and relational approach. Formerly a coach of Olympic teams, he accompanies managers in France and abroad. In 2012, he created the “Mindfulness, Well-being at Work and Economic Peace” Research and Teaching Chair. He is also a research fellow at the CTI in Princeton.