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Jean-Louis Chaussade

Jean-Louis Chaussade

Experienced Chairman: CAC ALL-TRADABLE, EURONEXT 100, SBF 120, Public Sector, Private Sector
Experienced CEO: Public Sector, Private Sector

  • 28 years of international senior leadership experience 
  • Multi-industry knowledge in utilities, building, government, oil & gas
  • Experience as Appointments Committee member, Management Development Committee member, Remuneration Committee member, Strategy Committee member
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Current Positions

Jean-Louis Chaussade serves as a Chairman of JLCH Conseil, Special Advisor of Accuracy (large French consulting firm), Chairman of the Strategic Committee for Waste Processing and Recovery (CSF), Chairman of the board of the Université Technologique de Compiègne, Non-Executive Board member of Kaufman & Broad SA and is a Director of Criteria Caixaholding SAU, Co-Chairman of the France-China Committee, a member of the Board of the Institut du Capitalisme Responsable (ICR), a Member of the Chongqin Mayor’s International Economic Advisory Board (CMIA) and SIBAC Vice Chair.

Industry Knowledge

Jean-Louis Chaussade was Chairman of Suez, the world’s leading environmental company dedicated to water and waste management, after having been its CEO for 15 years. Prior to this he was Chairman and CEO of Degrémont and served as CEO of DUMEZ COPISA (Spain). Throughout Jean-Louis’ career he has served on a number of external public and private organisations.

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Gérard Mestrallet

Gérard Mestrallet

Gérard Mestrallet is Honorary Chairman of ENGIE, Honorary Chairman of SUEZ, Executive Chairman of AFALULA, Non-Executive Director on the Board of Societe Generale SA, Board member of the Executive Committee of the Saudi Electricity Company and Co-Chair of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition.

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Claudio Costamagna

Claudio Costamagna

Claudio Costamagna is Executive Chairman of CC & Soci and he sits on the Board of FTI Consulting, a business advisory group listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and three Italian private companies: Italiana Petroli SpA, Finarvedi SpA, holding company of the Arvedi Group and Salini Costruttori SpA, holding company of the Italian industrial group Webuild.

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Hans Dalborg

Hans Dalborg

Hans Dalborg is currently Honorary Chairman of Nordea Bank. Hans has been Chairman of the Board of the Swedish Corporate Governance Board, Uppsala University, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), ÅF Group and the hi-tech company IZettle.

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Sir Richard Olver

Sir Richard Olver

Sir Richard Olver served as Non-Executive Chairman of BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defence contractors, from 2004 until 2014. Prior to BAE Systems he had a 30+ year career at BP in various senior leadership roles. Sir Richard is now an adviser to Clayton, Dubilier and Rice LLC as well as to HSBC Holdings plc. In the oil and gas industry, he is a Director of Sand Hill Petroleum SA. 

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