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Corporate Functions

Sonia d'Emilio

Human Capital Executive Director

Sonia demilio

Sonia joined Astorg in 2019 and is a member of our Corporate Functions Team. She is in charge of Organisation & Human Resources for the firm and supports the investment team on Human Capital topics across our portfolio. Prior to this, Sonia was Group Head of People, Organization and Development at LafargeHolcim responsible for succession planning, leadership bench strength and overall talent management. Before that, Sonia was a Senior Partner at Whitehead Mann (now Korn Ferry) where she advised large and medium size international corporations on board & leadership assessment and talent issues for 10 years. Sonia also worked as an investor at Apax Partners in Paris for 6 years, with a focus on LBO’s and biotech. In her earlier career, she was a consultant at Arthur Andersen in London and worked for Eli Lilly Medical Instruments in both marketing and sales. Sonia holds a B.Sc. in Management Sciences from The London School of Economics and an MBA from INSEAD.