Director of Economic Development for the City of Paris
Carine Saloff-Coste has joined the City of Paris Council in 2007 and is now its Director of Economic Development, Employment and Higher Education. She began her career as a telecommunication engineer at SIEMENS transport on the development of line 14 of the Paris metro. She then worked for the Banque de France. In 2003 she moved to Boston to work on behalf of the Ile de France Region and the Essonne Department to set up a promotion and prospection office for the biotechnology sector. Back in France, she became Director of Planning and Development at the General Council of Essonne.