Chief Executive Officer
Julien is a former professional rugby player with 17 years of experience, having played at Stade Rochelais, CS Bourgoin-Jallieu, ASM Clermont Auvergne and Section Paloise. He retired in 2018.
Julien’s professional accomplishments include:
- Twenty-seven caps (selections) for the French National team
- Champion of France 2010 with ASM Clermont Auvergne
- Grand Slam during the 2010 Six Nations Tournament
- Rugby World Cup 2011 (New Zealand) finalist
Julien honed his business acumen as a Profit Centre Manager at Toulouse Business School (2019) and as BTS training Management Assistant (2003).
As an entrepreneur, Julien created Rugby Ocean, a rugby course for teenagers in Les Sables d'Olonne. Julien is also- co-founder and shareholder of the advertising agency ‘Pépite l'Heure Creative’ as well as ‘Bistrot Colette’ in the Lyonnais region which has so far expanded to four establishments. He is also the founding president of the ‘'La Passerelle Conservation’ foundation.
Chief Operating Officer
For the past 16 years, Laurent has worked in international development and the management of natural resources including Water and Climate Change in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Currently he works as a Water and Agri-business Advisor for the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation and at IKEA Foundation as Advisor to the Climate Change Team.
Laurent speaks French, English, Italian and Spanish and holds a Master’s degree from the Institute of Social Studies (Erasmus University Rotterdam).
He resides in the Hague, the Netherlands
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
Graduate in industrial systems engineering - EIGSI La Rochelle. He took advantage of his time in the French Navy to become aware of environmental and climatic issues.
Jean Paul has been working for 15 years in the building and public works sector, first as a works manager then as an agency manager in the field of asbestos removal and demolition. He manages an agency of 60 people.
He is very concerned by the problems of waste reuse and recycling.
The stakes of public works companies on the environment are major and their participation in encouraging better environmental practices is indispensable.
He joined Fair Play For Planet as an associate convinced that sportsmen and women have a key role to play in the fight against global warming. Example is a fundamental value for him and sport must be a leader.
Our Ethics Committee is comprised of a minimum of three (3) members and a maximum of ten (10) members. As far as possible, gender parity will be respected. Finally, at least one member will represent the English-speaking world.
The Ethics Committee mandate is to provide advice and ethical representation of the company. The Committee is independent and impartial and is responsible for the following:
- Providing advice and support to the FPFP Management Committee
- Promoting FPFP's ethical, deontological and civic values
- Monitoring FPFP activities through diverse expertise
- Recommending and proposing action based on studies carried out by itself
First members of the ethics committee:
Associate Professor and
Manager of SARL Géo-Système
Player of the Stade Français Paris and of the XV of France Feminine
Sport and Development Officer at AFD (Agence Française de Développement)
Snowboarder handisport, French journalist and writer, paralympic vice-champion
Movie Director and screenwriter
Professional handball player
Directeur RSE - Groupe LP Promotion
Founder of the agency MIEUX /
Expert CSR Brands
Tourism and Sustainable
Monique Van Zijl
Campaigns Strategist for Oxfam /
Director of Campaigns Behind the Brands and Behind the Price
Our Fair Play For Planet experts are recognised in their fields. This group is composed of 3 members and will develop according to the evolution of Fair Play For Planet.
Sustainable development and public interest specialist, Claire worked for 15 years in the private sector, in NGO and also institutional field (WWF or LNR for instance). Her goal was to contribute and valorise sustainable transition of institutions and territories with several institutions and sports clubs.
Today Claire is making CSR consulting support missions among many sport clubs (football and hockey).
Her development and steering expertise of sustainable development strategies, locally and nationally, will be a good added value for Fair Play For Planet.
Claire will also help us to create and valorise transversal social, societal and environmental projects.
Ghislain has taken up the challenge to hold together technological and budgetary constraints, and environmental issues. After he had an executive position in a few finance and life cycle asset management business, he joined the first sustainable development services company in France, in order to take the lead in the development of the company. Then he elaborate a new economic management of capital goods focus on circular economy and revaluation of the assets.
In 2015, he crossed the finance barrier to apply directly his new vision of a sustainable economy. He joined a commercial refrigeration european industrialist. This is a very impacting sector in terms of energy consumption and carbon footprint. As a development manager, he integrates the environmental vision in the heart of the company. His goal is to promote sustainable and economically viable solutions.
Ghislain will provide his expertise to Fair Play For Planet, regarding the energiy et economic gains.
Christophe is the president of the « Institut Paysage et Environnement ». This is a advise and expertise structure specialized on agronomy sciences, biomechanical performances and environment regarding to sport fields.
He created in 2009 the « Pelouses Sportives Eoclogiques » label. That was the first french label for ecological maintenance of sport fields. He brings his assistance and expertise to public and private managers, regarding to the evaluation and implementation of sustainable models in terms of construction and maintenance of sport fields.
His expertise about big european football and rugby stadiums but also about project management and his expertise regarding to environment and plants protection allow mak it possible to combine sport performance and green technology.
This FPFP secialized collaborator is a field expert among the « Ligue Nationale de Rugby » and the « Fédération Française de Rugby ».