Mr. Brice Lalonde is a former French Ambassador for climate change international negotiations. He was appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General as Assistant Secretary-General, Executive Coordinator for Rio+ 20 in January 2011.
Prior to this, he served as French Minister for the Environment from 1988 to 1992, Chairman of the Round Table for Sustainable Development at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development), and Senior Adviser for the Environment to the French Government. In addition, he held the position of Director of the Paris office of the Institute for a European Environment Policy. Mr. Lalonde graduated in classics and law from the Sorbonne.