Christine Valentin

Christine Valentin

Chief Operating Officer
World Ocean Council
Christine Valentin

In 2012 Christine created Batzine Consulting to help companies, organizations and associations accelerate through the ecological transition.

Today she is the Chief Operating Officer for the WOC. As such she is leading the WOC efforts to develop and drive strategically focused action to ensure sustainable business value to members, grow the WOC membership and visibility among ocean business community, and guide WOC budget development and financial management.

She has almost 30 years of senior positions (international business development, strategy, CFO) in multicultural contexts in S&P 500 companies and smaller management owned businesses.

More specifically since 2002, she has worked in sustainability and environmental consulting, engineering and services designing environmentally friendly and climate change adapted solutions. 

Christine has degrees in Philosophy, American Literature, Political Science and Business from the Sorbonne, Sciences Po and Harvard Business School.She is  also a certified auditor of France’s IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale).