Laurence du Baret, Deputy Managing Director of DIAFORA brings to the team over 20 years’ experience in the Oil Industry (BP, Exxon Mobil, Castrol) managing large scale international transformation projects and leading multi-cultural teams through significant change. At Diafora, Laurence contributes to the vision and the growth strategy of the company, she is in charge of continuous improvement projects and integrating new technologies. She oversees the team who ensure each of the Diafora Training sessions are outstanding learning experiences for the participants. She manages the interface with Diafora’s major clients and works with executive committees and leadership teams to develop gender diversity in their organization as one of the key levers of their success.

She has a strong collaborative style and performance delivery discipline. Her functional expertise include Strategy, Learning & Development, BtoB Sales & Marketing as well as Continuous Improvement (Six-Sigma ®) and Performance Management. Before joining Diafora, she specialized in building organizational capability and helped her clients revisit their processes, governance and ways of working. She has strong expertise in Learning & Development, assessing skills & competencies to be developed and building appropriate learning paths.

Laurence is based in Paris, she is bilingual in English and French, and bicultural.