Graduated with a LMM in Private Law at the University of Paris La Sorbonne, Armelle Le Veu-Seroude successively worked as legal counsel in private practice (business law and criminal law) and as In-house Legal Counsel.
Since January 2016 she has been appointed as the Chief Innovation officer and member of the Executive Committee of the Company DCI, which operates in the French Defence sector. As the Director of the Innovation and Member of the Executive Committee of the company, Armelle is in charge of the digital learning and training design, Investment and M&A, and of the internal start-up incubator of the group.
Major part of Armelle's professional career has been with international companies. In October 2007, she took part in the DCI legal team's international negotiations and assisted in implementation of the transfer of French Armed Forces' know-how to friendly foreign countries. DCI mainly operates in the GCC and also in Asia, South America, and Africa. Within this framework, Armelle particularly worked upon complex and outsourced projects (such as PFI).
During her career she developed her leadership skills in a civil company by interacting with varied interlocutors from the top management to the project managers and with multiple external partners. Since 2013, Armelle is member of the Cercle Montesquieu. Created in 1993, the Cercle Montesquieu is a club for General Counsel (approximately 300) and is one of the first places of reflection and influence in this field of expertise. At Cercle she is member of the women commission, in charge of the promotion of women, and of the International and business commission. Furthermore, she is participating as mentor to the female mentoring project in the Cercle. Since her appointment at the position of Chief Innovation Officer, she remains honorary member of the Montesquieu Circle and active in the commissions.