Isabelle Deschamps joined AkzoNobel in August 2018. Based in Amsterdam, she is responsible for Legal, Intellectual Property and Compliance & Integrity. She also heads the Corporate Strategy/M&A department and the AkzoNobel Art Foundation.
Ms. Deschamps has a Bachelors in Law and a Masters in Law from the University of Montreal, Canada and is admitted to the Quebec Bar. Additionally, she is also admitted to the Law Society of England and Wales. She studied business at the London Business school.
Before joining AkzoNobel, Isabelle worked at Unilever and Nestle in various legal leadership roles. She started her career in the corporate team of a Canadian law firm.
Ms. Deschamps is originally from Canada but has been living and working abroad for over 25 years. She has two daughters and enjoys travelling, art, music and skiing.