Mariane Renaux has spent most of her career in the aeronautical and defence fields of activities.
She joined Dassault Aviation in 1990. She soon became responsible for Maritime Patrol and Maritime Surveillance aircraft testing in Istres Flight Test Center.
She has been part of several front line export negotiation teams, setting-up offset projects as well as Test and evaluation programs.
In 2003, she was appointed Director of PATMAR aircraft and multi-mission Falcon at Corporate level, in Saint Cloud.
In 2005, she joined Airbus as Head of French UAV drones Programs, Harfang, and Drac/ Trackers systems.
She is now an independent expert in International Programs management, Strategy, aeronautics and Drones, accompanying companies, institutions, local and regional authorities. In UAV systems, she is involved in Medical logistics use-cases, and globally in Smart Cities innovations.
In February 2018, she was appointed President of FPDC (French Professional Federation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems) for 2 years.
From 2007 to 2008, She was auditor at the “Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale” (IHEDN), Institute of Advanced Studies of National Defence in Paris.