The Board of the Foundation

The Linklaters Foundation’s Board, which has nine members, reflects its close ties with society and the firm’s commitment raised by this project.

Anne Wachsma 

Anne Wachsmann-Guigon - Partner, President of the Linklaters Foundation


Anne Wachsmann-Guigon is a key player in the competition field. Her clients span a broad range of industry sectors, whilst her caseload reflects her clients’ confidence in her extensive knowledge of competition law and policy: cartels, abuse of dominant position, vertical restraints, merger control, from the administrative investigation stage to the procedure before domestic and EU jurisdictions. She is the National Head of Practice for Competition at Linklaters Paris office since 2013.

Since 2010, Anne Wachsmann-Guigon is in charge of the cultural patronage policy of Linklaters in Paris. As a private collector too, Anne Wachsmann-Guigon is a member of several associations of Friends of Museums, including the Musée d’Orsay, the Musée du Jeu de Paume and La Maison Rouge.


 Bertrand Andriani

Bertrand Andriani – Partner, National Managing Partner, Linklaters


Bertrand is the Head of the Banking - Energy & Infrastructure department in the Paris office. He specialises in structured finance, including major project financings, leveraged finance, banking, secured and unsecured syndicated loans, derivative products, insolvency and corporate restructuring. Bertrand is also Co-Head of the Francophone Africa Desk and of the Infrastructure group in Paris. He is member of the Paris Bar, France.

 Pierre Tourres

Pierre Tourres -Partner, Linklaters


A member of the Paris and New York Bars, Pierre Tourres is a partner in the Corporate department of Linklaters in Paris since 2004. He is a specialist in public and private M&A. He advises companies on their M&A transactions and corporate restructurings.

Pierre Thomet 

Pierre Thomet - Partner, Linklaters

Pierre specialises in private and public M&A, joint ventures as well as corporate law. He regularly advises large industrial groups, institutional investors as well as leading investment funds on their M&A transactions. Pierre is member of the Paris Bar, France.


 Eric de Chassey

Eric de Chassey - CEO of the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art Former Director of the Villa Médicis


Eric de Chassey is a historian of art, designer and organizer of arts programmes and director of cultural institutions. He was the director of the Académie de France in Rome – Villa Médicis from 2009 to 2015. He also is professor of contemporary art at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon, France. A former student at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in rue d’Ulm (1986), he obtained his doctorat (1994) and his habilitation à diriger des recherches in history of contemporary art at the University Paris –Sorbonne (1999) before becoming a lecturer in history of art at the University Paris-Sorbonne (1996-1999) and professor in history of art at the University François-Rabelais in Tours, France (1999-2012).

 Clementine Giannini

Clémentine Giannini - Corporate Tax Director at LVMH





Paul Lignières - Vice-rector of the Institut Catholique de Paris




Emilie Morcillo - COO, Linklaters


A graduate of EM Lyon Business school with a MBA from Schulich School of Business (York University, Toronto), Emilie Morcillo started her career in 2000 as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She joined Linklaters’ Paris office in 2005 as a business manager. She became Finance manager in 2011 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Paris office in 2013.

 Julie Martinez

Julie Martinez – Communication Team Leader, Linklaters