Elisabeth Richard

Head of Group Internal Motivation and in charge of Leadership for Women alongside the Executive Vice President, ENGIE (France)

For nearly 10 years, Elisabeth has been in charge of the role of women, with SUEZ and later with ENGIE, working with Valérie Bernis, Executive Vice President, ENGIE. Moreover, Elisabeth heads the Group Internal Motivation team in the Group Communications Division. She also serves as a member of the Board of the Women Initiative Foundation, member of the board of Capital Filles, a European NGO and Co-Chair of the Global Summit of Women France.

Within the framework of her mission on gender equality, Elisabeth developed and implemented an ambitious policy in that field, which genuinely positioned the Group as a benchmark player on the topic.

A knight in the French National Order of Merit, Elisabeth Richard has a master’s degree in journalism. She joined ENGIE in 1994, firstly as Deputy Head and then as Head of Communications with SUEZ Environnement.

Elisabeth is married and has two young children.