Secretary to the Board
Sophie Chartier is a French graduate from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. After having worked a few years in financial management as a consultant, she has chosen to dedicate herself in 1994 to the world of art and museums with a special inclination to contemporary art. She worked in the Musées de la Ville de Paris in the capacity of Financial Director, then in the Centre Georges Pompidou as Legal and Financial Director, then in the Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais in Paris as Deputy General Administrator.
Appointed in Brussels to the French Embassy, Sophie Chartier conceived and produced in 2008 the season of contemporary art « Francekunstart », during the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union. As from 2009, she has held the position of Administrator of Marseille-Provence 2013, European Capital of Culture.