Benjamine Friderich

After passing her German-French High School degree, Benjamine graduated from EDHEC, a Lille (France)-based Business School, where she obtained a Master Degree in Arts and NGO Management.  In 2007 she went on an around-the-world trip to deal with social economy issues; she worked with NGOs in Africa, Asia and South and Central America, carrying out communication and consulting assignments in microfinance, fair trade and carbon finance.  Back in France she worked in corporate sponsoring, firstly in a college Foundation, subsequently in Crédit Coopératif Foundation, where she was in charge of both internal and external communication and philanthropy projects.  In 2009 she moved to the International Affairs Department and has since then managed financial and commercial operations with European sustainable banks, a European mutual guarantee fund and credits in the field of renewable energies.