Brice Lalonde is Special Advisor on Sustainable Development to the UN Global Compact. Prior to this, Mr. Lalonde was Executive Coordinator for the Rio+20 Conference, and, before, the French ambassador for climate change negotiations.
Prior to this, he served as French minister for the Environment from 1988 to 1992, and was strongly involved in global issues. Afterwards he chaired the Round Table for Sustainable Development at the OECD. In addition, he held the position of Director of the Paris office of the Institute for a European Environment Policy. He was the elected mayor of his village in Brittany for thirteen years.
Mr. Lalonde also served as chair of the French chapter of Friends of the Earth. He stood in the French presidential election in 1981.
Mr. Lalonde graduated from the Sorbonne University with a degree in classics and law.