Chloé Doutre-Roussel is an author, consultant, educator, and internationally recognized expert with more than 35 years of experience in fine cacao and chocolate.
A former buyer at Fortnum and Mason, shop manager at Ladurée, author of The Chocolate Connoisseur, and creator of Chloe Chocolat in Paris, she has also worked with El Ceibo, a cooperative of cocoa farmers in Bolivia, to launch a vertically integrated tree to bar to bonbon brand.
She travels around the world giving conferences, workshops and consultancies around fine cacao and chocolate.
Chloe is a regular juror at the Academy of Chocolate Awards (AOC) and at the Northwest Chocolate Festival. She is member of honor of the AOC, founding member of the Academia del Chocolate of Ecuador, member of the Advisory Board of the Fine Chocolate Industry Association (FCIA), member of the Tasting Panel of HCP (Heirloom Cacao Preservation), co-chair of the Chocolate Committee for the Good Food Awards and was awarded Life Time Achievement at the North West Chocolate Festival in 2015.