The Team

Introducing our team

  • Florence Lechat-Tarery

    Executive Secretary General

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    After gaining 16 years international experience in financial roles in the private sector and within NGOs such as Plan International and Aide et Action, Florence Léchat-Tarery has focused her energy on the environmental and climate change issues for several years by strongly committing at the local level and by being an "ecological transition designer." She joined Climate Chance in November 2017.

  • Romain CROUZET

    Programme Director

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    International negotiations expert principally relating to climate change issues. International relations and environmental analyst for the State of Minas Gerais in Brasil, then co- founder of a sustainable development consulting firm in Brasil. He joined Climate Chance in order to increase his involvement in subjects linked to climate change action by non - state actors.

  • Amaury PARELLE

    Observatory Coordinator

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    Amaury is a graduate in international development of the Lille Institute of Political Studies and in Environmental Economy from the University of Alpes - Grenoble. After gaining experience by working, in France within the United Cities Network France and in Asia as Research Assistant in India as the officer in charge of French scientific cooperation in the Philippines, he joined the Climate Chance team to help with the coordination and work of the Climate Chance Observatory.

  • Virginie FOUCAULT-ROUGÉ

    Head of Communications

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    Virginie graduated from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in Marketing, Communication and Media. With several years of professional experience in the private sector (media, advertising, consulting agencies and studies) and in the associative sector, she joined the Climate Chance team in March 2020. Convinced by the values promoted by the Socialy and Solidarity Economy, actively monitoring climate and sustainable development issues, inclusive and responsible initiatives, Virginie reinforces her commitment and brings her expertise to the association's communication department.

  • Antoine Gillod

    Research Officer

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    Antoine is a graduate of the Institute of Political Studies in Rennes and of the Aston University (Birmingham). After a first specialization in sustainable development policies punctuated with an experience in New Zealand, he continued his training in international relations and multi-level governance. He joined the Climate Chance Observatory in June 2018 for his end-of-study internship, before joining the team as research assistant on the annual non-state climate action report.

  • Eva Radek

    Programme Officer

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    With a background in communications, Eva turned to international affairs and completed a Masters degree in International and Cross-cultural Negotiations at Aix-Marseille university. She joined the Climate Chance team in February 2019 as an intern in communications, she then contributed to the translation of the Observatory's Annual Report before integrating the Programmes division in 2020 in order to support the African coalitions and the organisation of upcoming Climate Chance events.

  • Tania Martha Thomas

    Programme & Observatory Intern

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    Tania is a master's student in Environmental Policy at the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po Paris. While completing her bachelor's in Economics, Political Science and Sociology, she was drawn to the areas of climate policy and action. She works as an intern with the Programmes department and the Observatory.

  • Axelle Carballo

    Communication Intern

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    After a double degree in History & Media Information at the Sorbonne University, Axelle is currently enrolled in a Master of Communication, Media and Globalisation at the IFP - University Panthéon-Assas. Interested in associations and institutional communication, she joined Climate Chance in September 2020 for a 6-month internship in Communications.

  • Samuel Laval

    Observatory, Programme & Communication Intern

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    After studying engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique, Samuel completed a Master's degree in Political Science, Ecology and Strategy at AgroParisTech. He joined Climate Chance at the beginning of September 2020 for his end-of-studies internship, across the Observatory, Programmes and Communication divisions.

  • Adèle Kuess

    Apprentice Office Manager

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    With a background in management and SME management, Adèle is currently pursuing a third year Bachelor's degree in business development at the Institut supérieur des compétences de demain (ISCOD) and Visiplus Academy. Being sensitive to environmental issues, she joined Climate Chance in October 2020 for a one-year work-study programme.