Prior to joining GE in November 2015, Simone worked in a number of manufacturing and corporate environments in Germany, France and the UK for Alstom. Today, her main focus is on advocacy and policy development in the areas of climate change (UNFCCC, CO2 pricing) and sustainability.

From 2013 to 2015 she led Alstom’s flagship Corporate Social Responsibility programme for Alstom in the UK, which engaged over 200 employee volunteers at industrial sites across the country.