Anne Claire Asselin founded Sayari in 2018 to support companies and organizations in the development of their business model towards sustainability and sustainable innovation.
Her experience covers:
• Environmental footprints
• Biodiversity footprint
• Environmental « Life Cycle Inventory” databases, in particular on food value chains, from “farm to fork”.
• Assessment and improvement of companies’ value chain in developing countries / emerging economies (Brazil, Colombia, India, South Africa…)
• Animation of trainings on sustainable development and value chain’s assessment and improvement (French and English): Brazil, South Africa, Bhutan, Morocco, Malaysia
• Life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) assessment methodologies
She contributes to projects hosted by the United Nations, especially to the “Life Cycle Impact Indicators (GLAM), and to the “ One Planet Network Sustainable Food Systems “Core initiative on Biodiversity”.
Anne-Claire is the founder and president of the X-Food think-tank which brings together alumni of the Ecole Polytechnique around the topic of sustainable food systems. Its main missions are to enlighten controversies and promote innovation.
Anne-Claire is a member of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) led by the European Commission. She is especially involved in topics around biodiversity and toxicity.
Anne-Claire is an engineer by training. She is a graduate of École Polytechnique ParisTech University (X84) and Ponts et Chaussées ParisTech University (1990).
Maxime joined Sayari in September 2021. He is an ENSAIA agricultural engineer specialized in environmental science and engineering and has a master’s degree in business administration.
Maxime is an expert in sustainable development for the food sector and specializes in environmental labeling. He worked on the 2017-2019 French government experimentation phase and participated in the technical steering committee of the Agribalyse 3.0 food LCA database.
He joined Sayari after an entrepreneurial experience in his zero-waste business.
He supports Sayari on the development of new methods. He is also responsible for Sayari’s business development.