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
Director of Communications of the Trade Union Renewable Energy Sources (RES)
Graduated from Sciences-Po, Gilles Corman worked from 1995 to 2007 in the field of studies and consulting in opinion strategies (Director of Political Studies, TNS Sofres; Director of International Public Affairs, IPSOS Belgium). After an experience in the press as a column editor (La Lettre A), he has devoted himself for more than 10 years to strategic, corporate and political communication, particularly in the fields of environment and energy. He has been Director of the Research, Monitoring and Argumentation department, then Director of Strategic Planning in the Communication Department of VEOLIA (2009-2015). He was also Communication and Speech Advisor to the office of the Minister of Housing and Sustainable Habitat from 2016 to 2017, before managing the communication strategy consulting firm Beyond Communications. He joined the Trade Union of Renewable Energies in August 2020.
Former Chief Scientific Officer of Total
Jean-François Minster obtained a diploma of the Ecole Polytechnique and a Doctorate of the Institut de Physique du Globe of Paris (French institute of geophysics). In 1981, he created the laboratory for Physics and Chemistry of the Hydrosphere of the Institut de Physique du Globe of Paris, then the laboratory of Oceanography and Geophysics of Toulouse which he managed from 1985 to1996. He worked on the study of meteorites, volcanism, ocean currents the oceanic cycle of the carbon in relation with climate, and satellite oceanography. From 1990 to 1996, he also occupied the function of Director of the Institute of the Earth sciences of Toulouse. In 1996, he took the direction of the Institut National des Sciences de l’Univers at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). From 2000 to 2005, Jean-François Minster was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer (IFREMER). In 2005 and 2006, he was Scientific Director General of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). He is corresponding member of the Academy of Science and member of the Academy of the Technologies. On October 1st, 2006, Jean-François Minster is nominated Senior Vice President, Scientific Development of Total SA.
Chief Digital Officer, ENGIE
Marc Florette is Member of the Executive Committee of GDF SUEZ, Chief Digital Officer directly reporting to the CEO in charge of the digital transformation of the GDF SUEZ group. He has been previously involved as Chief Technology Officer in charge of Research and Innovation in energy issues all along the energy value chain. He is Member of the French Academy of Technology and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the French gas TSO GRTGaz. At the International Level, Marc Florette is Member of the board of MARCOGAZ (European technological organization) and (Past President of GERG ; European Gas Research Group), and is member of the board of the Gas Technology Institute (Chicago). He organized two International Gas Union Research Conference, held in 2010 in Paris, and in 2011 in Seoul. Prior to his appointment as Member of the Executive Committee of GDF SUEZ, Marc Florette has also been involved in operational activities, first as a manager in the distribution of electricity and gas in several regions of France, then as the CEO of a business unit developing, investing, and operating cogenerations and gas combined cycle. Marc Florette graduated from Ecole Polytechnique ,Paris( equivalent of MIT) in 1978, he got a master’s degree in mathematics at the University of Paris VI and a master of Science in physics engineering of UCSD in USA.
High Commissioner at CEA
Headmaster, Secondary School of George Sand, Roquefort, France
After completing a degree in economics, Sophie Sarraute enrolled in Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres (IUFM) in Toulouse, a teacher training institute, and earned a CAPES secondary school teaching qualification in Economic and Social Sciences. From 2000 to 2008, she taught economics and social sciences in several schools. Sophie passed the French Ministry of Education's competitive entrance exam for "Administrative Personnel" in 2008. She was assistant principal at the Lycée Gaston Crampe high school in Aire-sur-l’Adour, which offers its 1,000 students general, technological and vocational courses, as well as associate and post-associate degrees. She is now the Headmaster at the Secondary School of George Sand in Roquefort.
Head of the General Public (ADEME)
Valérie Martin is head of the General Public, Media and Institutional Mobilization Department of the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME), where she is notably responsible for managing campaigns about energy and the circular economy aimed at the general public. In addition, she leads ADEME’s General Public strategy and spearheads initiatives related to responsible marketing and communications.