Experienced executive in Sustainable Development and Environment, Health and Safety for Corporate or large industrial companies with a focus on:

  • Definition and implementation of a Sustainable Development strategy;
  • Leadership of an international network of Health, Safety & Environment professionals;
  • Management of all environmental, health and safety aspects during acquisition, integration and divestiture activities, including historical industrial pollution;
  • Development and implementation of information systems dedicated to environment and safety at work. 

Work History

Work History
Oct 2007 - Present

Group Health, Safety & Environment Director


(190 production sites in 28 countries - more than 60 000 employees – automotive equipment supplier for seating, exhaust systems, vehicle interiors, front-end units and acoustic solutions)

  • Defined a new Health & Safety strategy and established an environmental baseline of all Faurecia plants through implementation of HSE dashboard with a focus on 8 indicators.
  • Coordinated development and implementation of HSE Programs leading to a 30% injury rates decrease in 2008.
  • Liaised with all Group functions to provide HSE inputs and ensure HSE topics are addressed, i.e. HSE guidelines for acquisition or construction of new plants established with Group Facility and Legal Departments; new process for Personal Protective Equipment procurement along with Group Purchasing Department.
  • Involved in the Sustainable Development strategy of Faurecia through the launching of new products as New Light Vehicle Seat or Exhaust Heat Recovery System and different steps of product life cycle.
  • Led Faurecia REACH committee to successfully implement this new European Chemical regulation in a timely manner.
Sep 2004 - Sep 2007

EMEA Health & Safety Programs Manager

GE Healthcare

(28 production sites plus 10 small sites - more than 18 000 employees – manufacturing of medical imaging equipments and production of imaging enhancing agents)

  • Implemented and managed H&S Programs at all GEHC EMEA facilities (including nuclear and radiation safety) with a focus on integration of 10 newly acquired ones.
  • Drove continuous improvement in EHS performance at all sites in order to achieve EHS excellence such as OSHA VPP recognition or GE Global Star certification outside USA. Under my sponsorship, 5 manufacturing sites achieved Global Star recognition.
  • Ensured compliance improvement with European and local regulations (including WEEE/ROHS as new directives) by conducting audits and ensuring prompt closure of regulatory findings.
  • Represented GEHC on cross business teams and at GE EHS Corporate level to develop improved H&S programs and set high H&S standards for the company: active member of H&S Framework and Global Star Task Forces.
Jul 2000 - Sep 2004

EMEA Environment, Health & Safety Manager

General Electric Medical Systems

(18 production sites - 7 Sales & Services regions - more than 6 000 employees -Manufacturing of Medical Diagnostic Imaging Devices including chemical processes and radioactive material handling)

  • Rebuilt, expanded and enhanced GEMS EMEA EHS organisation. Organised and conducted technical and leadership training courses for the EHS team and GEMS EMEA employees.
  • Developed, implemented and provided support to management to successfully execute on core GE/GEMS EHS programs, management systems and metrics.
  • Involved in the EHS investigation of 20 Acquisition & Divestiture projects including 2 major ones and conduct the EHS integration of new acquired sites or companies.
  • Worked with government agencies to investigate historical pollution and coordinate remedial issues at manufacturing site or to address non-compliance issues.
Sep 1982 - Jul 2000

Various officer positions

French Navy

Various officer positions aboard French Navy ship or at Navy Headquarter in Paris:

  • Commanding officer of a ship based in Brest
  • Executive officer of a minesweeper
  • Head of the operational department aboard an ASW frigate (90 persons)
  • Officer in charge of lessons learned within the office of the chief of naval operation (1998-2000)
  • Selected to attend “Collège Interarmées de Défense” (Senior Officer Leadership course) – Jul’00


1992 - 1996


University of Bretagne Occidentale
1982 - 1984

Ecole navale

French Naval academy