Brigitte Taittinger-Jouyet is a graduate of the Institut d’études politiques de Paris and holds a Master’s in History from the Faculty of Human Sciences at Reims University. In 1984, she was appointed Advertising Manager at Publicis, before joining the Marketing Department within the Louvre Group in 1988, where she was in charge of industrial products and the budget hotel sector. From 1991 to 2012, she was Chair of the perfume company Annick Goutal. From 2013 to 2017, she was Director of Strategy and Development at the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris). She is a Director of HSBC France, Suez and Chair of the ARSEP Foundation.