Clara was nominated Director of La Mission French Tech in November 2021. The French Tech Mission is the French administration in charge of supporting the French startup ecosystem growth, part of the Ministry of Economy & Finance.
During her term, she will aim at scaling the Mission French Tech Mission by focusing on supporting the next phase of growth of French Tech’s scale ups, on fostering diversity in the ecosystem and on enhancing the deeptech startups ecosystem’s growth.
Prior to joining the French Tech Mission, Clara held various management positions in the startup ecosystem all around the world. From 2019 to 2021, she was the Chief Business Officer of Vestiaire Collective, the French unicorn peer-to-peer marketplace for premium and luxury pre-owned fashion. Before that, she led the international expansion of Lyst, the LVMH-backed fashion search engine based out of London, and worked as Director of Zalora, the first fashion e-commerce platform in South-East Asia, in Bangkok and in Singapore.
While pursuing her MBA at Harvard Business School from 2016 to 2018, Clara launched her own venture, Lullaby, a pre-owned marketplace for baby products, and experienced strategy consulting at BCG in New York City. She also holds an MCs in Business Administration & Management from ESSEC Business School, in Paris.