Photograph: Maureen Mahoney

Veronique de Champvallier Parke is a collector and philanthropist. She has established a strong commitment to the arts through her leadership in many international arts organisations and initiatives, including Outset Contemporary Art Fund (Chair of Trustees), Aware-USA (Chair of Trustees), Fluxus Art Projects (Vice Chair of Trustees), Amis du Centre Pompidou (Trustee), Hirshhorn Museum (Trustee) and member of the Tate International Council. Having earned her law degree in France, an MBA from the Stern School, NYU and a Masters in Contemporary Art Studies from The University of Manchester, UK, Veronique has combined her professional skills with personal passions to develop a track record of nurturing both successful arts organisations and the thriving careers of artists, whose work she has collected and followed.