Nathalie Arnould is a designer post graduated from Saint-Etienne Higher School of Art and Design. She has participated to the Saint-Etienne International Design Biennial from its beginning in 1998, and was one of its curators in 2006 and 2008. She has been Manager of sustainability projects, then Manager of the projects with the territory at the Cité du design. At this position, she worked with the public authorities and realized projects to integrate design in the city, in the shops or for the renovation of the hotels for example. In 2011, she has become the first design manager for the public authorities in France. Her mission is to integrate design in the policies led by the municipality and the Metropolis, disseminating the culture of design in all the services of these administrations.