Senior Vice-President and General Counsel
PhD in Law in France and in Germany. Former: Associate Attorney, German firm Bruckhaus, now part of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary-General, Thomson, a consumer electronics company. 1996, joined Total group; since 2004, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel, Total, the publicly held parent company (listed on the Paris and New York stock exchanges) of the 5th largest oil and gas group in the world. As chief legal officer of the group, has worldwide responsibilities for the company's legal department functions; also responsible for continually improving and adapting corporate governance and compliance policies. Admitted to the Bar of Düsseldorf, Germany, and Member, International Bar Association.