Unreasonable Mentors

Susanne LeBlanc

Head of Special Projects, Global Sustainability at CHANEL

Susanne is an Unreasonable Mentor. Susanne has participated in 6 programs, including mentoring virtually in Fall 2020 Programs, and has advised over 75 Unreasonable companies.
Susanne is a sustainability professional with over a decade of experience in the fashion and luxury industry. At CHANEL, she has been responsible leading the company's Sustainable Retail, Renewable Energy and Circular Economy programmes.  In addition, Susanne coordinates the company's overall sustainability strategy and governance across five geographic Regions, sits on the company's global Diversity & Inclusion Steering Committee and delivers an internal mindfulness programme.  Prior to joining CHANEL, Susanne worked with Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), a sustainability member network and consultancy.  She holds a MSc in Management from HEC Paris with a dual specialization in sustainable development and luxury strategy, a diploma in Fashion Design from Parsons Paris, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of British Columbia.