A graduate of the Sorbonne University of Letters, Claire Gagnaire begins her career within the airline Air Inter then TAT. She then joined Amadeus, the European leader in technologies dedicated to the travel industry. She joined Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) in 2000, a global leader specializing in the management of business travel, meetings and events, as Director of Client Relations.
In 2004, she was appointed Managing Director of Saber Travel Network, the American leader in dedicated solutions for travel agencies, businesses, suppliers and developers. For 9 years, she developed the France and Benelux activity.
She joined the Hellio group in 2013, where she was appointed business development and communication director. For 2 years, as president of the Christophe February Endowment Fund, she has been developing an alternative schools project for all "Holisée".
President of the Green Travel Action association, vice-president of the association of women leaders Femmes du Tourisme, member of the Marco Polo think tank, Claire Gagnaire has been General Secretary and Director of External Relations of Hellio since September 2020 in order to defend the values ecological commitment and social and environmental responsibility.