Consultant, author, lecturer, founding partner of Pikaia, Secretary General of the French IUCN Committee and founder of the INSPIRE Institute
Emmanuel Delannoy is a consultant, author and lecturer. A founding partner of Pikaia, a firm specialising in strategic biomimicry, he is also Secretary General of the French Committee of the IUCN. He founded and directed the INSPIRE institute, which explored the convergences and areas of tension between biodiversity and the economy, and proposed new approaches that are ethical, philosophical and operational. He was commissioned by the Ministry of Ecology to contribute to the prefiguration of the French Agency for Biodiversity (now the OFB) and for a report on the links between jobs and biodiversity. He is the author of several books, including "L'économie expliquée aux humains" and "Permaéconomie", published by WildProject, and "Biomiméthique" published by Rue de l'Echiquier.