Our permanent team

  • Virginie SEGHERS
    Virginie SEGHERS FOUNDER

    Expert in philanthropy and social entrepreneurship, Virginie Seghers has advised French and international companies for nearly 20 years.

    As Managing Director of Admical (the first corporate philanthropy association in France) from 1995 to 2002, as well as of the European Network of CEREC (at the time a network of 12 associations promoting philanthropy in Europe) from 1999 to 2002, and then as an independant consultant, she played a major role in the evolution of the legal and fiscal framework of philanthropy in France.  Having created the first curricula on corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship at Sciences Po Paris, she also teaches at HEC and Paris-Dauphine.  She is also a member of the board of several French and international foundations (Ashoka Fund for France/Belgium/Switzerland, Club Med Foundation…), and the co-founder of the Mouves (the first association of social entrepreneurs in France). She recently became member of the Fondation des Possibles board. Virginie Seghers is also the author of reference books dedicated to philanthropy and social entrepreneurship.

    She is a graduate of HEC, including one year of MBA study at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a Master’s Degree in Cultural Management from Dauphine University.  In 2012, she became the youngest woman to be awarded the rank of Officer of Arts and Letters, to honor her contributions to the development of philanthropy in France.

  • Geneviève FERONE CREUZET
    Geneviève FERONE CREUZET FOUNDING PARTNER

    A recognised personality in the French world of business and a pioneer in the extra-financial ratings of enterprises, Geneviève Ferone Creuzet specialises in corporate social and environmental responsibility.

    She began her career at international organisations (the UN and OECD) before becoming a partner at KHN Consulting in San Francisco, where she developed an expertise in the study of pension funds and socially responsible investment.  Having returned to France, she founded ARESE, the first French extra-financial ratings agency (now Vigeo) in 1997.  In 2002, she founded CoreRatings, a sister company of FitchRatings.  In 2006, she became Senior VP Sustainability and a member of the Executive Committee at Eiffage, and Senior VP Sustainability at Veolia Environnement from 2008 to 2013. She is the author of reference books on sustainability issues and CSR.

    She is a teacher for the “Sustainable and Responsible Management” Master’s Degree at École Centrale Paris, and Vice President of major french environmental NGOs, as well as Think Tanks. Geneviève Ferone Creuzet holds a Ph.D. degree in law.

    Her partnership at Prophil is focused on evaluating territorial footprints, corporate social responsibility, as well as responsible finance.

  • Thomas BREUZARD
    Thomas BREUZARD GENERAL PROJECT MANAGER

    Graduate from the Master in Foreign Trade and Strategic Marketing at Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Exterieur (ESCE), Thomas very early felt concerned with social and environmental issues, Corporate Social Responsibility responsibility (CSR) and global performance.

    After a few month spent in Morocco working in agroecology, he began his career at Synergence, a sustainable development consulting firm, as a project assistant, where he contributed to the development of CSR strategies for international companies doing business in France.

    Thomas joined Prophil as a project manager on our prospective activities and actively contributes to our territorial footprint studies. Fascinated by new technologies, Thomas is currently developing a platform dedicated to sustainable development with the ambition to make it a topic of interest for all.

  • Anne-Lise BANCE
    Anne-Lise BANCE FOUNDATION PROJECT MANAGER

    Graduated from the master International Studies at Grenoble Institute of Political Sciences, Anne-Lise has particularly studied the EU legal framework in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility and its effects on national laws. In parallel with her studies, she worked for non profit organizations, especially in the development of advocacy strategies and the management of projects supported by European funds.

    Concerned with the international negotiation process regarding climate change, Anne-Lise was in charge of the relations with public authorities for the Conference of Youth (COY), a preparatory event to the COP21. 

    Wishing to work on concrete projects reconciling for profit and non profit actors, Anne-Lise joined Prophil as Policy Officer in 2015. She particularly works with companies in structuring, deployment and evaluation of their philanthropic projets and CSR strategies. 

  • Eirik Steen
    Eirik Steen CSR Project Manager

    Eirik majored in sustainable development and circular economy during his Masters in Business awarded by Kedge Business School. After studying one year at the University of Alberta in Canada, he writes his Master’s thesis on Urban Agriculture.

    Meanwhile, he gets involved in local and national organizations like Make Sense and Unis-Terre, for which he takes part in ReSourcE, that helps south of France companies to incorporate CSR stakes within their business models and strategy. He also volunteers for underprivileged children and marginalized people in Marseille.

    After his first work experience as a CSR mission chief in AXA France, he joins Prophil in September 2017, to assist in sustainable strategies consulting missions.

We thank them for their contributions to our prospective work

  • Development and Communication Director at the company's launch, Stéphanie contributed actively to our research works about social impact philanthropy and business.

    Stéphanie DE BEAUMONT
    Stéphanie DE BEAUMONT
  • Mona worked on a study dedicated to new business models in favor of the common good.

    Mona OIRY
    Mona OIRY
  • Merryl contributed to the launch of Prophil and our first works on new philanthropic models.

    Meryl PARISSE
    Meryl PARISSE
  • Jack is our American friend and english speaking caution. He helped us to better our website's translation and some work for our clients.

    Jack Phillips
    Jack Phillips
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