About Clarisse

Clarisse’s core expertise lies in strategic, commercial and operational transformations of leading consumer packaged goods companies, specialty retail, and grocers. Her clients comprise global brands in several food categories, luxury goods, specialty retailers, agribusiness and food distributors (restaurant chains, caterers). She also serves leading private equity firms in Europe in this sector. Clarisse is also part of McKinsey’s Sustainability Practice, with a special expertise in Circular Economy.

With her knowledge of capability development and adjustment, Clarisse also drives the French office’s research efforts in labor markets and skills. She is one of the authors of the McKinsey Global Institute’s report French employment 2020: Five priorities for action.

After having worked in the Boston, New York, and New Jersey offices, she is now based in Paris office and leads our Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail Practices in France and co-leads our Private Equity and Operations practices’ work in European scale.


French employment 2020: Five priorities for action

Published work

“From ‘why’ to ‘why not’: Sustainable investing as the new normal,” McKinsey & Company, October 2017

McKinsey on Sustainability & Resource Productivity, Number 4

Why the circular economy is all about retaining value,” McKinsey & Company, October 2016

How big data will revolutionize the global food chain,” McKinsey & Company, August 2016

Toward a circular economy in food,” McKinsey Quarterly, February 2016

French employment 2020: Five priorities for action,” McKinsey Global Institute, May 2012


MSc, management

Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
DEA, economics