Clémence Mauchamp


Clémence built the majority of her 20-year career in finance at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, where she served as Managing Director, leading the bank’s debt business for France, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

During her years in the banking industry, Clémence realized that mentors were essential for achieving professional goals. This inspired her to establish her own initiative to empower younger women at the start of their careers by connecting them with mentors. Thus, in 2018, the LeadHers journey began.

Clémence holds a Master of Science in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University. With experience living, working, and studying in Switzerland, London, the USA, Madrid, and Paris, her extensive international background is crucial for identifying influential partners worldwide, shaping LeadHers into a global organisation.

Nathalie Boy de la Tour


Nathalie Boy de la Tour has a varied professional background, ranging from entrepreneurship to managing complex federal structures.

She spent her first 8 years of career in management consulting at Bossard Consultants (now Cap Gemini Invent) and led the digital subsidiary of the communication group BBDO at just 30 years old.
In 2004, she entered the world of football through entrepreneurship by creating Galaxy Foot, the first football fair dedicated to the general public. After selling it, she launched and led the Football Foundation with Philippe Séguin (renamed FondaCtion du Football).

She became the first woman to join the Board of Directors of the Professional Football League in July 2013 and was elected president in November 2016 for a four-year term.

She sits on several boards simultaneously (RC Lens, FondaCtion du Football, Spartner) and serves as a Senior Advisor to the TRAIL/SLAM fund (Sport, Luxury, Art, Music).

Married and the mother of two sons, she understands firsthand the challenges women face while navigating demanding professional careers alongside a balanced personal life. Through LeadHers, she aims to offer women the networks and tools she wished she had during her own career. Transmission is a value that is dear to her.

Paloma Méndez-Castrillón

Director of National Development for Spain

With a background in legal and political sciences, Paloma is an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial professional. She has practiced law for over 12 years in various areas, including commercial law, M&A, corporate affairs, and public affairs.

In addition to her legal career, Paloma has founded and run several online retail and marketplace companies. She consistently seeks to integrate a social purpose into her projects, running charity foundations in both Spain and Peru. This social commitment reflects her comprehensive approach to success and positive impact, aiming to create significant societal change through her businesses and ventures.

Paloma’s passion for travel led her to establish a custom-made specialized travel agency involved in the luxury tourism industry. She is deeply committed to supporting the future careers of young women aspiring to academic and professional excellence.

LeadHers embodies her vision of women inspiring and supporting each other, creating a network of women who deeply respect and admire one another.

Jessica Robell
Strategic Partnerships
Head of Development Nordics 

Jessica is a Swedish national who has built a career in global organizations, focusing on business strategy and growth.
After several years in international business development at Ralph Lauren, Jessica joined Wikipedia. There, she spent over eight years leading revenue generation and developing the Wikimedia Foundation’s fundraising program globally, to support Wikipedia’s mission of sharing free knowledge.

Jessica’s commitment to social impact has guided her throughout her life and career. She is a strong advocate for mentoring and supporting young professionals early in their careers. Her passion for education led her to develop a school and educational project in Vietnam.

Through LeadHers, Jessica aims to provide opportunities for women to forge meaningful connections, build a support system that bridges industries, cultures, and generations, and support the next generation of female leaders through mentoring.

Emeline Pineau

Director of Student Programs

Emeline has a background in European affairs and corporate communication. After several experiences at the European Commission’s Representation in France and the Europa-Zentrum Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart, she has turned to strategic communications with a first experience in the Parisian agency Reputation Age. She is currently a consultant at B2P Communications Consulting, specializing in public affairs and media relations.

Emeline holds a Dual Master’s degree in European Affairs from Sciences Po Paris and International Affairs and Governance from the University of St Gallen (Switzerland). She speaks French, English and German.

Having benefited from mentorship herself, which provided her invaluable advice when she questioned her career desires and needed guidance on achieving her professional goals, Emeline is now dedicated to paying it forward.

Through LeadHers, she is responsible for the student mentoring program. More specifically, she is the point of contact for students wishing to join LeadHers, and ensures that mentoring is beneficial to mentees’ professional and personal development.

Marc Lafeuille



Marc combines extensive global management and coaching experience with 25 years’ experience as an international business leader, managing director and CEO. Marc’s coaching style is empathetic, results focused and rooted in relationships of trust.

Marc started his career as an industrial engineer at Philips. Following his MBA, Marc focused on sales and marketing and general management for pharmaceutical corporations such as Roche and Bayer. In 2007 Marc took responsibility, as CEO, for a global dermatology company with headquarters in Germany and turned the company around.  Marc currently holds non-executive and advisory board positions in the Healthcare industry.

Throughout his career Marc has championed talent and leadership development in order to drive change, competitive innovation, and business performance. He has built a strong reputation for maximising both the potential of leaders and their management teams.

Through his experience Marc has a deep understanding of the leadership requirements of international, multicultural organisations. He is also passionate about start-ups and supporting entrepreneurs. From 2013, Marc has been a start-up investor, advisor and executive coach, and, in 2015, he co-founded a robotics start-up in Berlin. In his role as coach he supports clients through the challenges of highly dynamic and uncertain business environments.

Marc is married with four children. He has lived and worked in France, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Switzerland and Germany.

Education, Qualifications, Professional Memberships

  • Completed Post Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching, University of Chester
  • Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • MBA, INSEAD Business School
  • Masters Degree in Engineering, Ecoles des Mines de Paris
  • Fluent in French, English, Spanish and proficient in Portuguese