Marie-France Van Der Valk was appointed in 2010 as a European Affairs Director at Renault. Based in Brussels, she is in charge of promoting the interests of Renault and Nissan to the European Institutions on all issues linked with the car industry. She recently participated in the Commission initiative GEAR 2030, in which she chaired the project team on Global landscape. In September 2017, she was appointed chair of the Platform for Electro-mobility, a stakeholder organisation of 31 members, gathering companies, business associations, and non-governmental organisations alike, united in the promotion of electrification of all modes of transport. Marie-France joined Renault in 1996 in the Legal Department, before spending 4 years in the Manufacturing Department in charge of Industrial Performance for Assembly Plants. Previously, she worked for the OECD (Nuclear Energy Agency) and for the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Marie-France has a Law degree (Private International Law and Environment Law).