With more than twenty years of experience in business development and innovation, mainly in internationally recognized higher education institutions, Emmanuel Delamarre has been in charge of Plaine Images since May 2017. Plaine Images is the main European hub dedicated to innovation and business for creative industries. Located in the Lille Metropolis (Northern France), it gathers 150 companies, 3 schools, 2 research centers, 1 incubator. Graduated from EM Normandie Business School promotion 1996, Emmanuel Delamarre managed the EDHEC Business School Alumni Association, then headed marketing and communication for the Corporate Relations and Careers Department of the EDHEC Group. He then moved towards the world of creative industries as Director of Development of Rubika Schools, the world's leading higher education institutions in the animation, video games and design fields. He developed Rubika's international network by setting up the school in North America (Montreal) and strengthening ties with top tier studios.