How the Fondation L’Oréal is governed

The Fondation L’Oréal is governed by a Board of Directors comprising both senior leaders within the L’Oréal Group and external experts.

Internal administrators

The Fondation L’Oréal’s Board of Directors is comprised of 12 people, including seven senior representatives of the L’Oréal Group and five external members, all of whom are distinguished professionals in fields relevant to our work. Its role is to determine our strategic direction, evaluate our major initiatives, oversee our budget and approve new projects.

 

  • Jean-Paul Agon

    JEAN-PAUL AGON

    Chairman of L’Oréal,
    President of the Fondation L’Oréal

  • Christel Biojout

    CHRISTEL BIOJOUT

    Human Resources Director for L’Oréal Cosmétique Active France

  • Jean-Claude Le Grand

    JEAN-CLAUDE LE GRAND

    Executive Vice-President for Human Relations of L’Oréal

  • Hervé Navellou

    HERVÉ NAVELLOU

    General Manager of L’Oréal France

  • Alexandra Palt Executive Vice President Fondation L'Oréal

    ALEXANDRA PALT

    Chief of Corporate Responsibility Officer of L’Oréal, 
    Executive Vice-President of the Fondation L’Oréal

External administrators

  • Maurice Corcos

    DR. MAURICE CORCOS

    Head of the Department for Youth and Young Adult Psychiatry at the Montsouris Mutualist Institute

  • Béatrice Dautresme

    BÉATRICE DAUTRESME

    Former Executive Vice-President of the Fondation L’Oréal

  • Mireille Faugere

    MIREILLE FAUGÈRE

    Chief Counsellor at the Court of Auditors and former Executive Director of the AP-HP

  • Claudie Haignere

    CLAUDIE HAIGNERÉ

    Astronaut, former Minister of Research and New Technologies and Minister of European Affairs, former President of Universcience

  • François Taddei

    FRANÇOIS TADDEI

    Polytechnique graduate, Ponts, Eaux and Forêts engineer, PhD in Genetics, Founder and director of The Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity (CRI)

Executive Team

The Executive Team, directed by the Fondation L’Oréal’s Executive Vice President, Alexandra Palt, manages the Fondation’s daily operations and budget. The team also encompasses experts of scientific research and inclusive beauty. Together, they design and manage our programs, develop partnerships, implement and monitor key initiatives, and present areas of strategic focus for the Board’s consideration.

  • ALEXANDRA PALT

    Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer of L’Oréal
    Executive Vice-President of the Fondation L’Oréal

  • CHARLOTTE DE TILLY

    Vice-President Corporate Responsibility of L’Oréal 
    Deputy General Manager of the Fondation L’Oréal

  • ELISA SIMONPIETRI

    Global Head of Science Programs - Fondation L’Oréal Executive Secretary of L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

  • SYLVIANE BALUSTRE-D'ERNEVILLE

    Director of the Inclusive Beauty Program of the Fondation L’Oréal and the L’Oréal Fund For Women

  • RACHEL BARRÉ

    Environmental Leadership Director at L’Oréal
    Director of the Women and Climate program of the Fondation L'Oréal