|A French native, Caroline earned a Ph. D. in Corporate and Business Law at the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas with honors and also a Master of Laws at the Harvard Law School.|
Caroline Ruellan has been working in different environments, both public and private.
She started as a Law professor at the University and Ecole des Mines de Paris, lecturing business and Civil Law. She also acted as a consultant to the French activist Colette Neuville.
She then held different positions, in AIG, the American insurer, as a regional claims specialist covering 12 countries and dealing with chairman and board members liabilities’.
Caroline then became the President of the holding of a family-owned Group active in the luxury hotel business.
Throughout her twenty-five year career, she has been providing her expertise in corporate law, governance, communication and strategy.
In May 2016, she founded SONJ Conseil, a consulting firm which accompanies economic actors and firms when facing various types of governance issues.
She is the author of numerous legal articles dealing with private Law and a Business law. She also publishes newspaper articles on governance and topics linked to shareholder activism.
Caroline is the vice-President of the Cercle des Administrateurs, a think tank where board members interact and expand their skills in governance.