About us

An economic development agency
and much more …

Expert in business development and support of businesses since 1985, Lille's agency has assisted more than 1,200 companies in France, generating more than 30,000 jobs.

A clear strategy

Born out of the desire of Lille Métropole Urban Community and the Chamber of Commerce Grand Lille, Lille’s agency has positioned itself as a Business Partner between companies seeking for growth and a plural and innovative region.


A pioneering vision

More than an economic development agency, Lille’s agency positions itself as a business development consultancy and therefore aims to assists managers at the earliest possible stage in their strategic decision-making. Projects which create value are those which involve the best foresight and planning.

Lille’s agency is firmly grounded in its new vision, enabling our team of Business Managers to support companies by offering them innovative, adapted solutions, which create value. Our services are designed to enable the achievement of tangible results with significant impact.

Companies can engage in their projects with confidence, Lille Metropolis is the ideal territory for their expansion within Europe.


A unique service

Lille’s agency sets itself apart from other economic development agencies by providing a unique range of services and positioning itself as a real intelligent interface between companies and their new ecosystem. The agency plays an advisory role with business leaders to help them formulate a strategic intent and translate it in development objectives.

Luc Doublet

Luc Doublet

President, Lille's agency

Lille’s agency is able to respond to the region's new strategic requirements and adapt to an ever-changing international environment. Focusing on the needs of business, Lille’s agency is committed to guiding executives through the development challenges they face.

Charlotte Ballu-Ghesquière

Charlotte Ballu-Ghesquière

Direct of Communication

Our mission is to promote the Lille metropolitan region and attract creative companies that add value to the whole. We have a dual role. We serve the client by supporting their communications strategy, and we also serve the region by highlighting what makes it attractive.

Dominique Mariani

Dominique Mariani

Executive Director

To help define Lille's agency's new strategy, we have closed the gap between economic development and business consulting so that we can get to the very heart of what works for business. This new vision allows us to offer value that is unique and different.

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