Patrick Simonnet - President

Patrick Simonnet is a New York-based Director of Credit Suisse in the Audit department. He joined Credit Suisse in May 2014 as the Head of Audit, Market Behavior & Conduct. In this role, Patrick assumes global responsibility for the audit coverage of market conduct risk, including the related compliance and regulatory programs and activities. Patrick joined Credit Suisse from JP. Morgan Chase, where he was an Executive Director within their regulatory change program. Patrick has enjoyed a long career within banking and financial services.

Originally from Paris, he held a number of senior controls and business roles with the Banque de France and also the French Futures and Options Exchange (MATIF). Patrick spent 14 years with Goldman Sachs in Paris, London, New York and Chicago, in various roles (COO of Goldman Sachs in France, International Senior Project Manager for the Operations, Technology and Finance Division in London, …), ultimately creating and leading Goldman Sachs’ Audit program for the Americas.

Patrick graduated from the Institut des Etudes Politiques de Paris – Economics and Finance Major in 1975. He obtained a Master’s in Economic Sciences – Economic Policies and Analysis Major from the University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne in 1976 and graduated from the Banking Management Institute of the Banque de France in 1978.

Patrick joined the Board of the Sciences Po Alumni Association in 2005 when he created and chaired the section for the Midwest in Chicago. Since then Patrick has overseen the development of the regional sections of the Association and presided over the Nominating Committee of the Board. He was appointed President in August 2016.

Domitille Marchal Lemoine - Webmaster

Domitille Marchal Lemoine graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris in 1997, and from Universite Paris Dauphine in 1998. She worked for Gras Savoye in Paris and was in charge of the communications of the company before relocating to New York in 2014. She has acquired a large experience in communications for non-profit in London, Paris and New York.

She is now working as a consultant for companies and non profits.

She joined the Sciences Po Alumni association board in 2014 and has been the webmaster since then.

Amélie Dubois - Mentoring

Amélie Dubois was the Treasurer of the Association for 4 years ans is now in charge of the mentoring program. 

After majoring in Finance & Strategy at Sciences Po in 2008, she started her career at Capgemini Consulting Paris where she successfully designed complex transformation programs in a number of sectors including retail, air and space and life sciences. She is now a Senior Consultant at Capgemini Consulting in New York, and focuses on strategy and marketing consulting. During her spare time, Amélie is the author of a film review blog.

Leilani J Olson - Boston

Leilani has been working at Boston University Study Abroad (a division of BU Global Programs) in various capacities since 2003.  After a number of years in Program Management, where she managed and developed programs throughout Europe and Africa, including an exchange program with Sciences Po, she transitioned into a new position as Associate Director of University Relations and Campus Outreach in 2012.  In this role, Leilani directs and supervises all marketing, public relations, event planning, recruiting, and institutional relations efforts to promote BU’s international education programs both on the Boston University campus, as well as with partner institutions throughout the US.  Her educational background comprises a year in Angelholm, Sweden as a Rotary Youth Ambassador, prior to commencing her undergraduate career at Boston University where she pursued a double degree in International Relations and French Language and Literature. During her junior year, she participated in BU’s Grenoble Language and Liberal Arts Program at the Université Stendhal in the Université de Grenoble system, followed by a semester in Boston University’s Paris Internship Program.  Upon graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1999, Leilani returned to Paris in order to obtain a Master’s Degree at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in International Relations and International Organizations, while simultaneously working in the BU Paris Center. In addition to speaking fluent English, French, and Swedish, she has studied Spanish and participated in Middlebury College’s Intensive Arabic Language Program at the Middlebury Arabic School.  She thoroughly enjoys maintaining ties to her alma mater, Sciences Po, as a Director on the Board of Directors of the US Sciences Po Alumni Association, as well as the Regional President of the Boston Club.


Max Bouchet - Atlanta

Max Bouchet is in charge of the Atlanta chapter of the Association

Marie-Noelle Brisson - Dallas

Marie-Noelle Brisson is in charge of the Dallas chapter of the Association.

Valentine Bleicher - Chicago

Valentine Bleicher is in charge of the Chicago chapter of the Alumni association.

Ariane Zambiras - San Francisco

Ariane Zambiras is in charge of the San Francisco chapter of the Association

Daphne Lora - New York

Daphne Lora is organizing the events for the New York chapter of the Association.

Marine Korin - Washington

Marine Korin is a Director of the Association, based in Washington DC, where she organizes panels and discussions, networking and fundraising events. Marine graduated with a dual degree in international relations from Sciences Po and the LSE. After graduation, Marine worked as a strategy consultant, focusing on tourism development, marketing strategies and growth projects for governments and companies in North Africa. Marine moved to Washington, DC in 2010 and has worked on corporate strategy for a hotel company since then, assessing investment opportunities, developing strategic partnerships and launching internal start-ups. In her free time, she runs, bikes and swims in triathlons.

Alexandre Chenesseau

Alexandre Chenesseau

Remi Forgeas

Rémi Forgeas is the Treasurer of the Association since 2004 to which he contributes a wealth of expertise in financial administration and management.  He graduated from Sciences Po (Eco/Fi) in 1990 and holds a Maîtrise in Econometrics from Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II). He started his career in  Paris in a large  audit firm. After five years, he moved  New York where he specialized in transnational mergers and acquisitions  and on accounting standards (US GAAP and IFRS) . Mr. Forgeas is also a US Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Mr. Forgeas is a Partner at Mazars, an international firm specialized in audit, accounting, tax and advisory services.

Anne de Louvigny Stone

Anne de Louvigny Stone is Vice President, Senior Wealth Management Advisor, at Merrill Lynch Global Private Client Group, servicing clients of French origins across the US, France, Belgium and Switzerland. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 2000, Anne held several executive positions at American Express (New York) including Vice President of Global Marketing and Strategic Planning for the Foreign Exchange Services Division. She was formerly with Eco-Emballages in Paris as Head of Strategic Planning, and spent five years at Bain & Co. in London and Paris, specializing in Private Equity. Anne graduated from the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) and from Sciences Po. She is a Director and Vice President of the French American Chamber of Commerce, New York Chapter. She is also President of the Association des Amis des Grandes Ecoles de France (AAGEF) and of ESSEC Business School Alumni Association in the USA.

Luc de Clapiers

Luc de Clapiers (SP'66) is President and CEO of Natixis North America, the US capital markets subsidiary of IXIS Corporate & Investment Bank, Paris (formerly CDC Group). He implemented the early development plans of the Caisse des Dépôts Group (CDC) in the US, including capital market activities (Natixis Capital Markets NA) and asset management functions. In 1990, Mr. de Clapiers established and became President and CEO of the New York agency of Crédit Local de France (Dexia Group). Mr. de Clapiers first came to the US in 1979 to head the NY branch of Crédit du Nord now a banking subsidiary of the Société Générale Group before joining in 1985 Banque Worms Capital Corporation as President and CEO. Mr. de Clapiers is a Council member of the French American Foundation and a Director of the New York Chapter of the French American Chamber of Commerce. He is a Trustee of the Institute of International Banks in New York, a Director on the Advisory Board of the Schweitzer Institute, and a Director of the Pasteur Foundation.

Nicholas Dungan

Nicholas Dungan is a nonresident Senior Fellow in the Atlantic Council's Program on Transatlantic Relations. His particular focus is France.

An Adjunct Faculty Member of the College Universitaire of Sciences Po, Nicholas Dungan is also a senior advisor to the Institut de Relations Internationales et Strategiques in Paris (IRIS). He was president of the New York based French American Foundation from 2005 to 2008. He is a member of the board of directors of the Chatham House Foundation, the US arm of the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House in London, and a former associate fellow of Chatham House.

Nicholas Dungan also serves on the board of directors of Sciences Po Alumni Inc. and the New York chapter of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. He is an honorary fellow of the Foreign Policy Association.

Nicholas Dungan is the author of the biography Gallatin: America's Swiss Founding Father  (New York University Press, 2010). 

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