Julie Avrane-Chopard’s biography

Permanent Representative of the Fonds Stratégique de Participations – Member of the Audit and Risks Committee

Portrait of Julie Avrane-Chopard, Valeo Board Member Julie Avrane-Chopard 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-Chopard 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-Chopard 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-Chopard 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.