The CESP Team

The CESP team is made up of full-time staff who provide the day-to-day management of the CESP and organise all of the organisation's audit and advice missions.

There follows a presentation of those who are central to the CESP's activity:


Gérard Noel, President

Gérard Noel, after a career as a director for several groups and companies trading in consumer goods (Procter & Gamble, Danone, etc.), was Vice-President of the UDA (Union of Advertisers) from 1998 to 2014.
He is also an administrator of the ARPP (regulatory authority of professional advertising), a member of the CEP (council of advertising ethics), and an administrator of the OJD (distribution figures justification office).
He is also an inter-enterprises ombudsman accredited by the CMAP (centre of mediation and arbitration of Paris).
Gérard Noel is a graduate of HEC, the CEDEP (INSEAD) and holds a DES in Economic Sciences from the faculty of Paris. He is a knight of the Order of the Légion d'honneur.

Valérie Morrisson, Managing Director

Valérie Morrisson has 25 years’ experience in market research, acquired in research agencies in France and the United Kingdom.
During her career, she has worked on a wide range of sectors (such as media, telecoms, consumer goods, retail, automotive …) for French and international clients.
Enthusiastic about the world of media and digital, she gradually specialised in communications and advertising effectiveness. So far, she was Deputy Managing Director at TNS Sofres, in charge of the Brand and Communication practice.
Valérie graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and holds a master degree in communication from the CELSA.

 Ludovic Lebart, Chairman of the Scientific Committee

is Director of First Class Research at the CNRS and Professor at Télécom- Paris Tech (ex: ENST) Mr LEBART has devoted the major part of his research to statistical processing techniques and the problems of the quality of information of socio-economic surveys, studied through many articles. He is the author of several books translated into English, German, Spanish and Japanese. He has also developed software for processing questionnaires. Mr LEBART is a Civil Engineer of Les Mines, a PhD Doctor in Statistics and Doctor of Mathematical Sciences. He has been a member of the International Institute for Statistics since 1978.


The team of permanent staff of the CESP in alphabetical order:



Statistical Research Officer

Anne Carine AMBANELLI -
Research Officer

Gérald BONNET -
Fieldwork Inspector

Fieldwork Inspector

Alexandra COUCHAUX


Director of International Projects
Pascal DEGNY -
Fieldwork Service Manager

Françoise DUPONT -
Project Director


Research Officer

Bérangère JANNET
Research Officer

Administrative Director & Financial

Muriel LIBS -
Research Director

Dany PERIA -
Project Director

Patricia Schultz -
Research Director

Charlotte de SILVESTRE -
Research Officer

Accounting Manager

Maxime VITOT