Citizen Capital Partenaires
Laurence Méhaignerie is co-founder and chairman of Citizen Capital, one of the leading and pionneer French Impact investing Funds. Passionate about the role of business in society, Laurence has co-initiated French NGO Communauté des entreprises à mission and is currently a member of the board. Prior to this, Laurence had a key role since 2003 in promoting diversity in France : research fellow at the Institut Montaigne think tank, co-author of « Les oubliés de l’égalité des chances » report in 2004 (« Bypassed by equal opportunity »), co-author and lauching of the Diversity Chart in October 2004 (initially signed by 35 blue chip groups’ CEOs, now by over 2,000 companies). She was Advisor to the French Ministry in charge of equal opportunity in 2005-2006, before she launched Citizen Capital in 2008 with Pierre-Olivier Barennes. Laurence started her career as a journalist at Le Moniteur.