Who We Are

The Positive Planet Foundation was founded by Jacques Attali in 1998 and has helped 11 million people in 42 countries. Today, the foundation is expanding to the United States. We are forming a new team with a mission to give the underprivileged the means to become entrepreneurs and create a positive economy.

Jacques Attali, Founder, Chairman and President of Positive Planet

Jacques Attali is a French economist, professor and writer. He was the Special Adviser to French President François Mitterrand for 10 years. He was also the founder and first chief executive of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He founded 4 International Institutions : Action contre la faim, EUREKA, BERD and Positive Planet.

Ingrid Gonzalez, President of Positive Planet US

Coming from a humble background, Ingrid is passionate about helping others. She has worked continuously to make diversity, equity and inclusion a norm. She has worked the biggest and most innovative tech companies in the world. Currently, she’s the Head of Sales at Google Cloud New York. She has been a mentor to vulnerable girls in Kenya, part of the Global Give Back Circle “Mentoring Her” program and she is very active in supporting younger women in their career in the US.

“Nothing is more urgent than creating positive micro enterprises and making existing companies and territories worldwide more positive.”

Jacques Attali, Chairman of The Positive Planet Foundation