The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors' role is to define the Foundation's philanthropy objectives and to approve the annual budget.

The Board of Directors is responsible for setting the Foundation’s strategic priorities and approving the annual budget, in accordance with the Foundation's bylaws. The Board also approves scientific projects pertaining to air quality and respiratory diseases, as well as professional integration partnerships. It meets three times a year.
The Board of Directors is composed of five members from the Air Liquide group representing the founders, an employee representative for the Group, and three qualified non-company individuals from the fields of environmental protection, health and local development. They are appointed for a renewable two-year term.

Nassima Anin

General Manager, Air Liquide Egypt

French

Professor Pierre Carli

Head of the Anesthesia-Intensive Care Department of the Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades of Paris

Professor Pierre Carli is also the Medical Director of the SAMU (medical emergency service) of Paris.

French

Qualified external member in the healthcare field

Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot

Affiliated Professor of Strategy and Enterprise Policy at HEC-Paris

Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot is Executive Director of the Centre Society&Organizations (S&O) which manages the Movement for Social*Business Impact (formerly the "Social business / Companies and Poverty" Chair) of HEC-Paris.

French

Qualified external member in the local development field

François Jackow

Chief Executive Officer of Air Liquide

Member of the Executive Committee in charge of Europe Industries, Europe Healthcare and Africa/Middle East & India hubs, as well as the Healthcare business line and the Customer Experience program.

French

Armelle Levieux

Vice President, Air Liquide Group Human Resources

Member of the Executive Committee in charge of the Group Human Resources

French

Patrice Levée

Member of the Central Works Council of Air Liquide SA

Mechanical and Materials Engineer, Paris-Saclay Research Center of Air Liquide

French

Benoît Potier

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Air Liquide

French

Jean-Marc de Royere

Chairman of the Air Liquide Foundation / Senior Vice-President of Air Liquide

Member of the Executive Committee in charge of societal programmes and the Air Liquide Foundation.

French

Sophie Szopa

CEA* researcher in the Climate and Environmental Sciences Laboratory of the Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace

PhD. in atmospheric chemistry, Sophie Szopa studies the interactions between atmospheric chemistry and climate on several time scales and is interested in the interactions between global changes and air quality.

French

Qualified external member in the field of the Environment, and in particular of the improvement of the air quality.

*French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission