Marie-Laure Lavenir

After a first career in the banking and asset management industry, Marie-Laure Lavenir decided to develop her career in the management of non-profit organizations and  in fundraising in 2008 as a new legal framework was offering  new perspectives for charity fundraising in France.
She has been Secretary General of  one of the first University Foundations created in France in 2011 and worked, as a consultant, for major French cultural institutions such as Louvre, INHA (National Institute for Art History) or  Orchestre de Chambre de Paris.
Since 2014, she is Director General of ICOMOS, a unique non-governmental, not for profit international organization, committed to furthering the conservation, protection, and enhancement of the world’s cultural heritage. As Director general, her mission is to develop ICOMOS network and presence over the world and strengthen ICOMOS evaluation and advisory activities as official advisory body to the World heritage Committee for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention.
Marie-Laure graduated from HEC Paris and from IEP. She lives in Paris.