Annelise Avril (49) began her career in 1995 as a project engineer at SUEZ Consulting, before joining the French Water Circle as General Delegate from 2000 to 2003. From 2004, she worked in different operational functions within the SUEZ Group, including Regional Operations Manager in France, Performance & Innovation Manager in Perth, Australia, CEO of Allwater, a subsidiary of SUEZ in South Australia, CEO of SUEZ Consulting, a SUEZ international subsidiary dedicated to engineering and consulting services in the environment, mobility and climate energy sectors (1,200 employees, 35 countries).
As a board member of the Syntec-Ingénierie federation of consulting engineering companies in France from 2017 to 2020, Annelise has promoted the feminisation of engineering professions and initiated the Engineering Chart for Climate.
In 2021 she joins Keolis as Group Director Marketing, Innovation and New Mobilities.
A graduate of the French engineering school ENSEEIHT, Annelise is Vice-President of MEDEF International’s Business Council on international financial institutions.