Sylvie Faucheux

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Sylvie Faucheux
Born May 29, 1960 (1960-05-29) (age 54)
20th arrondissement of Paris
Nationality  French
Citizenship  French
Education Doctorate in economy of natural environment and natural resource
Alma mater University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne
Occupation professor and politician
Known for Former President of the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Predecessor Dominique Gentile
Successor Jean-Luc Vayssière

Sylvie Faucheux (b. 29 May 1960[1] in the 20th arrondissement of Paris)[2] is a French professor and politician. She specialized in the fields of economy of the natural environment and sustainable development. She was President of the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines from 2002 till the 12 April 2012.

Faucheux graduated from the Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University which she founded in 1995. She managed the Center for economics and ethics environment and sustainable development,[3] which, in 2002, became a joint research unit between UVSQ and the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) (Institute of Development Research).

Faucheux is a politician as well as an educator. She was a SP candidate at the parliamentary elections for the first district of Yvelines in June 2007.[4]

In December 2002, she was named President of the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. She was president until 12 April 2012, when Jean-Luc Vayssière[5] was made president. She is the current head of Université du grand ouest parisien. Faucheux is a member of the Board of Research and Higher Education in France. She has been a member since 2002. She is responsible for the working group on sustainable development.

Sylvie Faucheux is Chevalier of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques[6] (14 July 2004 promotion), Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite (14 November 2005 Decret[7]), Chevalier of the Legion of Honour[8] and owner of the Marianne d'Or 2009 for her actions in favor of the sustainable development.

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  • Sylvie Faucheux, Jean-François Noël, Économie des ressources naturelles et de l'environnement, Armand Colin, 1999, 320 p. (ISBN 2200214421)
  • Sylvie Faucheux, H. Joumni, Économie des changements climatiques, La découverte - slf, 2005, 128 p. (ISBN 2707143820)
  • Sylvie Faucheux, Catherine Moulin, T.I.C. et développement durable, De Boeck, 2010 (ISBN 2804103714)
  • Who’s Who in France 2011, 2010 (ISBN 978-2-85784-051-0)
  • Who’s Who in France 2012, 2011 (ISBN 978-2-85784-052-7)