Sylvie Lemmet: Director of the Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE)

Sylvie, a French national, has had a distinguished career in the field of management and environment. She brings to UNEP a strong commitment and dedication to environmental sustainability. She also brings extensive knowledge of and experience from the international and national development scene.

In her career, Sylvie has held a series of senior management positions and has led large teams to success. She has worked with the private sector, NGOs, international organizations and most recently as Senior Auditor with the French Cour des Comptes. In leadership roles, her responsibilities have ranged from general management to project, budget and financial management. She has been the Chief Financial Officer and, later, a member of the Executive Board of Médecins sans Frontières working in the field of humanitarian emergency assistance. As senior official with The World Bank, Sylvie was responsible for large scale projects and initiatives in the area of environment and sustainable development. She has most recently played a very active role in improving the public sector efficiency in France. She has also participated as a member of Cour des Comptes' audit team of the United Nations.

Sylvie holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University and École Nationale d'Administration (ENA), respectively as well as a Master's Degree in Business Administration from École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales and a degree in Economics from the Sorbonne University.


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