Senior Vice President, Civil Society Engagement, Total
Manoelle Lepoutre is Senior Executive Vice President, Civil and Societal Engagement since 1st September 2016. She began her career for Elf in Exploration and Production Research & Development, where she was in charge of Basin Modelling (petroleum evaluation of sedimentary basins and of exploration prospects).
Senior Research Fellow, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Alain Beltran is a Professor, with a PhD in history, and is currently the Research Director in the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). He is working in a program linking Panthéon-Sorbonne University and CNRS with the main objective of a project known as "EHNE" (Writing a New European History). Alain Beltran is also the President of the Committee for electricity and energy history. His well-known works focuses on economic and technological history, especially related to large companies (France, Europe, Africa) in the Energy sector. Lastly, He is a member of several research groups working on nuclear energy (social acceptance), hydrocarbons, and energy transition...
Chairman of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF)
Bernard Tardieu is Chairman of the Energy and Climate Change Committee at the National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF). He is an internationally renowned expert in hydroelectricity, dams, canals, and nuclear power plant civil engineering. Until February 2008, he was Chief Executive Officer of Coyne et Bellier-Tractebel Engineering (a business unit of GDF SUEZ Energy Services), of which he is currently Honorary Chairman. As an employee and then CEO, Bernard Tardieu has dedicated his career to developing major water and hydroelectric power projects in some 50 countries. Hepromoted the use of theoretical (static and dynamic modeling, poroplasticity, modeling of geomaterials) and practical research methods during expert assessments, construction work and inspections at dams. Bernard Tardieu has been Vice President of the International Commission on Large Dams, President of the French Committee on Dams and Reservoirs (CFBR), Vice President of the French government's Advisory Board for Civil Engineering Research (CORGEC – 1985-1995) and a member of one of the Specialised Commissions of the French National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA). He is currently a member of the Permanent Technical Committee on Dams and Hydraulic Structures, a member of the Scientific Board of Eléctricité de France (EDF) and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC) and President of the Scientific and Technical Committee on "structures" of the French waterways’ (VNF's) Seine-Nord Europe Canal project. He has published numerous scientific articles and has been a member of many thesis examination committees.
Chief executive, La Fabrique de la Cité, France
Cécile Maisonneuve is the Chief Executive of La Fabrique de la Cité in France. Before, she was an Advisor in Ifri, a Leading French Think Tank on International Questions. She graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure and is Lauréate of the Paris Institute of Political studies. She holds a Master in History from the Sorbonne Paris IV-University, which focused on French disarmament policy. Cécile Maisonneuve began her career in 1997 in the French National Assembly as a staffer. After five years in the staff of the Defense Committee, where she was in charge of strategic and nuclear issues, she joined the staff of the Law Committee during two years. She then worked three years for the Foreign Affair Committee, following, among others, energy issues. Executive at AREVA from 2007 to 2012, she was at first in charge of international affairs for the Chief Executive Officer and of international prospective. She was then responsible for European and international Public Affairs. She was member of the Board of AREVA NC and of AREVA Foundation. She is the author of papers for the French Fondation for the Strategic Research and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). She also wrote a biography of Benjamin Franklin. She is a member of the Cercle Jefferson and of the Club Femmes et Gouvernance. She is also a member of Econoclastes and Vox Femina, an association that promotes the representation of expert women in the media.
Head of Smart Home & Smart Building at Orange Business Services
Executive Director of Strategy & Research at ADEME
R&D Communications Manager at French power utility EDF
He was born in 1963, he is 51 years old. Graduate from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris , “Sciences Po” (1986) , he passed a master in history in 1984. He had been a journalist and editor in chief in economy for 16 years. He Joined EDF headquarter in 2005 as deputy chairman of the media relationship department. In 2010 , he joined EDF R&D as Director of communication