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Board of Directors

Formed as an association in 2005, becoming a public interest foundation in 2009, GoodPlanet develops its programmes with the support of various bodies which provide its governance and vouch for its transparency.

Barge on the White Nile near Bor, Jonglei, South Sudan (6°11’N-31°33’E). © Yann Arthus-Bertrand / Altitude Paris

The Board of Directors (BoD) comprises 12 members elected for a four-year term. Each director has one vote. The BoD’s main tasks are analysing strategy and approving the programmes, accounts and the use of funds. It also monitors efficiency and transparency and analyses the reports from supervisory and auditing bodies. It includes the following three Colleges:

The Founders College

Yann ARTHUS- BERTRAND
Founder President
Photographer and Filmmaker, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Life member

BNP PARIBAS
Represented by Mr Olivier DULAC, Head of Corporate Communications
Meeting of 12/11/2013, appointed until 12/11/2017

Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie
Represented by its Founder President Thierry LOMBARD, Managing Partner of Lombard Odier & Cie bankers, representative of the 6th generation of the private bank
Meeting of 12/11/2013, appointed until 12/11/2017

Ms Bérengère PRIMAT
President of “Association Badao Suisse” – Board Member : Secretary, until 12/11/2017

The College of Ex Officio Members

It comprises representatives of the:

Ministry of the Interior
Mr Joël TIXIER, Prefect

Ministry of National Education
Jean-Michel VALANTIN, High Commissioner for Sustainable Development

Ministry of Ecology
Mr Vincent JECHOUX

The College of Outside Experts

Panel of outsiders with expertise in the Foundation’s fields of activity:

Ms Jane GOODALL
President of the Jane Goodall Institute
Represented by David LEFRANC, Director of the Jane Goodall Institute France
Meeting of 12/11/2013, appointed until 12/11/2017

Mr Jean-Claude GERIN
Board Member: Vice-President
former President of Aviation Without Borders
Meeting of 12/11/2013, appointed until 12/11/2017

Mr Olivier LE GRAND
Treasurer
Meeting of 12/11/2013, appointed until 12/11/2017

Mr Serge ORRU
Advisor to mayor of Paris and former Director-general of WWF France
Meeting of 12/11/2013, appointed until 12/11/2017

Mr Jean-Marc ROIRANT
Secretary General of the Education League
Meeting of 12/11/2013, appointed until 12/11/2017

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