Executive Director for Prospective & Research
Valerie Quiniou-Ramus joined ADEME, the French Agency for Energy Transition in 2019, as the Executive Director for Prospective and Research. Her Direction focuses on the coordination of ADEME’s prospective scenarios for carbon neutrality in 2050 for France, as well as the coordination of the Finance ClimAct project. Valérie Quiniou graduated as a French engineer and naval architect from the École Polytechnique and the National School of Advanced Techniques. She started her career as a naval architect and then became a met-ocean advisor in the Oil and Gas Industry. In 2016, she joined the Corporate Sustainable Development and Environment Division and then the Strategy Direction of the O&G Company Total, as Vice-President on Climate Change. Until 2018, she was in charge of coordinating the 2°c roadmap and calculating the carbon footprint of Total, thus working in contact with the company’s investors on a regular basis.