Speaker Arnaud LEROY

President - CEO of ADEME, the Agency for Ecological Transition since 2018, Arnaud Leroy has undertaken several initiatives in favor of the marine environment and the fight against climate change. 

Biography

President - Director General of ADEME, the Agency for Ecological Transition since 2018, Arnaud Leroy has undertaken several initiatives in favor of the marine environment and the fight against climate change.

With a degree in maritime law, international law of the sea and protection of the marine environment, he began his career in the European Parliament as a parliamentary assistant.

In 2001, he was appointed Secretary General of the French Green delegation and in 2004 he joined the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), created following the Prestige oil tanker disaster in Spanish waters. He is in charge of marine environmental protection and climate change issues.

Elected as a Member of Parliament in 2012, he has been a member of the French National Assembly's Committee on Sustainable Development and Regional Planning and the Committee on European Affairs for five years. He particularly follows the texts related to the ecological and energy transition. He is the author and rapporteur of a bill, called the "Leroy Law", on the blue economy, adopted in 2016, which includes measures to simplify and facilitate the recovery and development of the maritime economy.

He also chairs the study group on climate change at the National Assembly and co-chairs, with MP Bertrand Pancher, the Bilan Carbone Association, which offers carbon accounting solutions to organizations.

He was appointed President - CEO of ADEME, the Agency for Ecological Transition in 2018.

Agency for Ecological Transition

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ADEME, the Agency for Ecological Transition works to implement public policies on the environment, energy and sustainable development. It provides expertise and advisory services to businesses, local authorities, government bodies and the general public, enabling them to establish and consolidate their environmental action. As part of this mission, the Agency for Ecological Transition helps fund projects, from research to implementation, in the areas of waste management, soil conservation, energy efficiency and renewable energy, raw material savings, air quality, noise pollution control, circular economic transition and food waste reduction.

ADEME, the Agency for Ecological Transition is a public body placed under the joint authority of the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Solidarity and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

Find all the services of ADEME, the Agency for Ecological Transition to economic actors on www.agirpourlatransition.ademe.fr/entreprises/

Office :
CEO
Organization :
l’ADEME, agence de la transition écologique
Country :
France