Clémence Auroy Vernin

Chief Legal Officer

Clémence Auroy Vernin studied Business and Criminal Law at Paris University, following which she successfully studied a master’s degree in Business Litigation and graduated from HEC business school. Member of the Bar of Paris, she has a wealth of legal experience with over 10 years’ experience as a litigating attorney at a US law firm, as well as an overall 17 years’ experience in international business law, mostly in the Automotive Industry, and is now the Chief Legal Officer at HORSE.

2007 – 2017: Senior Attorney in the litigation department of Paul Hastings LLP.

2017 – 2021: Joined Groupe PSA as Special Disputes Counsel, later promoted to VP Legal (Global HQ, France).

2021 – 2024: Served as VP Legal at Stellantis, leading the legal team supporting all technology related matters (Global HQ, The Netherlands).

2024 – Present: Currently holds the position of Chief Legal Officer at HORSE.



“Working for Horse presents an exciting new chapter for me as we are driving this new company to the top of the low-emissions powertrain industry by building cutting-edge technologies and bespoke solutions for our customers all over the world.”

– Clémence Auroy Vernin, Chief Legal Officer