Diane Simiu is Programs Director for WWF France, where she is responsible for defining and implementing conservation strategy and overseeing the delivery of field projects. She also coordinated the working group on environmental issues of En Marche! in August 2016 and is a senior advisor to Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron. Prior to her work at WWF France, Ms. Simiu worked at the Directorate General for Energy and Climate at the French Ministry of Environment where she was the head of the Carbon Markets Unit and Policy Officer in charge of the European Emissions Trading System. Ms. Simiu is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, and holds a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.