In order to better face the new challenges in the field of security, Amarante's team integrates skills and expertise from both the military field (former executives of elite units of the French Armed Forces) and civilians (specialised engineers, graduates of elite higher education institutions).
Sidonie Mérieux is the President of HeR Value, and joined the Vision and Strategy Board of Amarante since its creation in 2021.
After starting her career in the communications and partnerships sectors, particularly in the United States, Paris and Lyon, Sidonie Mérieux founded HeR value in 2011, a governance consulting firm that aims to support the feminization of boards of directors. Sidonie Mérieux has also developed a governance training program in partnership with EM Lyon, which has enabled more than 250 women to be certified as independent directors. Sidonie Mérieux has been a member of the Board of Directors of OL Groupe (Olympique Lyonnais) since December 2011, as well as a member of the Supervisory Board of Forlam. She has been President of Fondation Jacques Cartier since 2020, and has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLY) as well as to the Board of Directors of the Fondation Société Générale.
Sidonie Mérieux holds an MSG from the IAE of Lyon III University, a DEA in Management Sciences from EMLYON and is certified in governance.