Estelle Forget

Estelle Forget is an entrepreneur who promotes a positive work ethic: involving a transparent and multi-cultural approach and dialogue to achieve tangible results. She is the founder of Ergapolis Institut, a laboratory of pluri-disciplinary innovation. She also founded Staff Planète which specializes in sustainable development business support in France and Morocco as well as Ergapolis Pte. Ltd. in Singapore.
Estelle is a catalyst of stakeholders to develop together new opportunity to achieve a sustainable development common goal on the topic of waste management (collect and recycling) and sustainable urban planning. She has a strong expertise in mediation. In Asia she works on complexed projects as such as palm oil and rubber industries.

She was President of the NGO « l’Effet Colibri » to educate children and leaders in sustainable development.

In 2009, she created Staff Planete. The company deals with governments, NGOs, schools and universities, companies, and local authorities. She financed for 8 years the research and development of new innovation in project management creativity.

She was a guest speaker at Paris Dauphine University, Essec Business School, Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture, Jussieu University. She was invited to share her expertise of the Sustainable city for the United Nations Development Program in Algeria and the United Nations “smart city” in Morocco. She spoke about Sustainable City at French Parliament with Anne Hidalgo (Mayor of Paris), Gregor Robertson (Mayor of Vancouver) and French President Emmanuel Macron.

In 2017 she launched a university program in Sustainable Territory Planning, Ergapolis: This is an innovative curriculum across 10 different universities, involving students in public administration, city planning, economics, sociology, architecture, design, engineering, etc. These students work together as multi-functional teams to assist local authorities in designing urban projects with the objective of sustainable development (smart city). Examples of Academic Partners: CentraleSupelec, Ecole des Ingénieurs de la Ville de Paris (EIVP), Ecole Nationale d’Architecture de la Ville et des Territoires de Marne la Vallée, Institut Français d’Urbanisme, AgroParisTech, Université Technologique de Compiègne, Université Paris X, ESSEC. Estelle continues to run her sustainable development projects in France and Morocco. She is also building relationships to implement further sustainable green projets in south-east Asia and Singapore, where she lives.

She was nominated, by the French President, member associate of the French’s Economic Social and Environmental Council. She received a high French national distinction of arts and letters by fleur Pellerin, French minister of the Culture, Estelle is « Awarded at the rank of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters »