Director of the E-Cube program and Innovation


Didier Deschanel is Deputy Director of Eurovia since 2014. He is also chairman of the Signature Group Holding since its buyout by Eurovia in 2008.

Didier Deschanel is committed to several associations of companies and research institutes in favour of innovation. He is also member of “L’échapée Volée” and of the TedX community in Paris. He is a member of the selection committee of the Impulse Lab, a construction-focused business accelerator. He mentors at the Open Innovation Institute and at the École Centrale’s Foundation which aims to connect large groups with start-ups. Didier Deschanel is graduated from the École Centrale de Lyon.

Didier Deschanel is a member of the steering committee of La Fabrique de la Cité.

La Fabrique de la Cité

La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.