Isabelle Francfort , DEA, is graduated in Sociology of companies (Master of the Paris Institut of Political Science - Sciences-Po). For 8 years, she carried out sociological investigations of companies for the CNRS (French national centre for scientific research), combining several theoretical approaches (socio-technical analysis, contingency analysis, analysis of organised action, and identity and cultural analysis (published in "Les mondes sociaux de l'entreprise" by Isabelle Francfort, Florence Osty, Marc Uhalde, Renaud Sainsaulieu. Ed Desclée de Brouwer, Paris, 1995). She joined EDF in 1998 as a social scientist and since 2003 the EDF R&D Division where she has worked on 3 topics :
1) A comparative approach of the globalisation of companies, 2) Evolution of the relation between company and customers (B-to-C), 3) Energy conservation and children.