Hélène Valade is the Sustainable Development Director of Suez Environnement and President of the College of Sustainable Development Managers.
A graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, she also holds a Masters in Political Science and an MPhil in Contemporary History. Between 1995 and 2005 , she specialized in research and polling strategy consulting with the government and local elected officials. She successively headed the Department of Public Opinion of the French Public Opinion Institute (IFOP) and the Opinion Sector of TNS Sofres, a French polling institute.
In January 2014, she took over as Director of Sustainable Development of Suez Environnement . In addition, she is a Member of the Board of Directors for Local Businesses and is also Chairman of C3D , which she co-founded in 2007. She is also Vice -President of the CSR Platform , installed by the Prime Minister in June 2013.