Keynote Speakers






Joëlle Durieux

Managing Director

Finance Innovation


With a management degree from Bordeaux Sup de Co and the post-graduate DECS accounting designation, Joëlle Durieux progressed for 8 years with a Big 4 audit and accounting firm.

In 1990, Joelle specialized in insurance by joining the recently created HSBC Insurance France as CFO and grew with the company, assuming the role of CEO for the mature entity from 1998 to 2005. Subsequently, she held the position of CEO for a Health & Pension Insurance Mutual.

Currently, Joëlle is the Managing Director of the Paris based international organization “Finance Innovation” promoting financial innovation and focusing on assisting projects in finance based R&D. (Bank, insurance, asset management, real estate and “number oriented” and consulting professions)

On 26 September 2016, Joëlle has been decorated with the award of “Chevalier de Légion d’Honneur” by Jean-Hervé Lorenzi during a ceremony at Palais Brongniart in Paris. 





Eric Dugelay




Partner for 17 years and responsible for Deloitte's activities in Sustainanability in France between 2001 and 2013 and then at the global level between 2014 and 2017, Eric Dugelay has significant experience in the management of consulting and assurance projects on this topic.

Eric was also Director at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in 2014 and 2015. He has been a Director of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) since 2014 and a member of the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) since 2015. As such, he has a very good knowledge of the reporting mechanisms of extra-financial information, in particular climate related information and their use by different financial and non- financial sectors. Eric is developing scenario analyses pertaining to climate change for clients implementing the TCFD recommendations.

Eric is also an expert in internal control, risk management and internal audit and has led Deloitte's activities in France on these topics between 2001 and 2009.