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Sylvie Faucheux
Born May 29, 1960 (1960-05-29) (age 60)
20th arrondissement of Paris
Nationality  French
Citizenship  French
Education Doctorate in economy of natural environment and natural resource
Alma mater University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne
Occupation professor and politician
Known for Former President of the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Predecessor Dominique Gentile
Successor Jean-Luc Vayssière

Sylvie Faucheux (b. 29 May 1960 in the 20th arrondissement of Paris) is a French professor and politician. She specialized in the fields of economy of the natural environment and sustainable development. She was President of the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines from 2002 till the 12 April 2012.

Faucheux graduated from the Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University which she founded in 1995. She managed the Center for economics and ethics environment and sustainable development, which, in 2002, became a joint research unit between UVSQ and the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) (Institute of Development Research).

Faucheux is a politician as well as an educator. She was a SP candidate at the parliamentary elections for the first district of Yvelines in June 2007.

In December 2002, she was named President of the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. She was president until 12 April 2012, when Jean-Luc Vayssière was made president. She is the current head of Université du grand ouest parisien. Faucheux is a member of the Board of Research and Higher Education in France. She has been a member since 2002. She is responsible for the working group on sustainable development.

Sylvie Faucheux is Chevalier of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques (14 July 2004 promotion), Chevalier of the Ordre national du Mérite (14 November 2005 Decret), Chevalier of the Legion of Honour and owner of the Marianne d'Or 2009 for her actions in favor of the sustainable development.

  • Sylvie Faucheux, Jean-François Noël, Économie des ressources naturelles et de l'environnement, Armand Colin, 1999, 320 p. ()
  • Sylvie Faucheux, H. Joumni, Économie des changements climatiques, La découverte - slf, 2005, 128 p. ()
  • Sylvie Faucheux, Catherine Moulin, T.I.C. et développement durable, De Boeck, 2010 ()
  • Who’s Who in France 2011, 2010 ()
  • Who’s Who in France 2012, 2011 ()
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