Julie Avrane’s biography

Permanent Representative of the Fonds Stratégique de Participations, Independent Director – Member of the Audit and Risks Committee, of the Compensation Committee and of the Governance, Appointments and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee in charge of CSR topics

Portrait of Julie Avrane, Valeo Board MemberJulie Avrane was a Senior Partner in McKinsey & Company’s Paris office from 1999 to July 2020, where she headed the firm’s high-tech industries practice in France (advanced electronics, aerospace and defense, automotive and assembly).

She also co-led the firm’s high-tech skills practice worldwide. Julie Avrane specializes in the high-tech industries, IT services and software sectors. At McKinsey, she mainly dealt with strategy, growth, M&A and post-merger integration issues in cross-border contexts as well as large-scale transformation plans.

Prior to joining McKinsey’s Paris office, Julie Avrane worked as a researcher with Bull Honeywell in the United States in 1993, then with Cogema (Areva) in 1994, and as a business analyst in McKinsey’s London office for two years from 1995 to 1997.

Julie Avrane is a graduate of the École nationale supérieure des télécommunications de Paris and of the Collège des ingénieurs. She also holds an MBA from INSEAD.