2002 – present PROCESSUS & INNOVATION
INNOVATION MANAGEMENT CONSULTING – CITIES/MOBILITYCONSTRUCTION/Applied IST
Consulting in innovation management and strategy for clusters, for industrial clients and research centres engaged in cities, mobility and construction & applied IST. Work as PTA for Integrated Projects in FP7 TRANS-IND / NETTUN / BRICKER. Industrial Advisor of French competitiveness cluster ADVANCITY (sustainable cities and mobility). Board member of Building Smart France. Participation in R&D projects funded by the European Union. Setting up of consortiums for Integrated Project submissions and R&D collaborative projects at national or European level, for construction, building, infrastructure and sustainable cities. Participation in the setting up of European construction technology platform. Co-author of the E-CORE European Strategic Construction Research Agenda. Advices to research centres for their strategy and exploitation of their technologies.
1994 – 2001 GROUPE GTM then VINCI in 2001 after merger
CONSTRUCTION & SERVICES – Sales 7 G€ 17 G€, employees 60.000 120.000 employees
To promote and manage the research, development and innovation, knowledge management, environment, quality and ethics policies. To obtain professional and media recognition.
Active in several professional circles in France and in Europe. Setting up of an original internal innovation award scheme with high level of participation and media coverage.
Groupe GTM the leader in France in construction and services for the technology, the quality and the environment.
1983 – 1993 ENTREPOSE INTERNATIONAL
OIL & GAS (mainly pipelines) turnkey construction – Sales 30 to 60 M€
PROJECT DIRECTOR (1989-1993)
To undertake and complete the PGUP II Malaysian contract (gas pipeline 700 km – 150 M€-1100 employees) for Petronas in joint venture with English and Malaysian companies from 1989 to 1991. To negotiate final settlement. Project completed on schedule despite several technical, contractual and administrative difficulties.
TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONS DEPUTY DIRECTOR (1988-1987)
(In addition to previous responsibilities in charge of operations).
To support activities on sites as well as for calls for tenders.
Orders obtained, satisfactory completion of the Nigerian Escravos Storage plant.
INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATIONS DIRECTOR (1986)
To develop activities in the area of turnkey industrial installations for oil and gas.
Awarded contract for the Nigerian Escravos Storage plant for NNPC.
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (1985)
Promoted by the CEO to ensure management of the technical supporting activities for operations and calls for tenders.
Several submissions in Iraq, Sudan, Nigeria, Colombia, Bolivia, Oman in joint venture for oil industry. Contracts awarded in Oman, Egypt, Nigeria, Colombia.
Further to the merger of industrial activities of Entrepose et GTM, to manage contract acquisitions and undertaking of turnkey projects. One water transmission pipeline in Cameroon. Several studies for waste water sea outlets or for oil pipelines in Lebanon and Sudan, interrupted for political instabilities. One integrated pulp and paper mill in Malaysia.
1974-1982 GTM INTERNATIONAL
CIVIL ENGINEERING AND INDUSTRIAL WORKS – INTERNATIONAL
PROJECT MANAGER then GEOGRAPHICAL MANAGER (1977-1982)
To manage industrial projects and contracts awarded in Saudi Arabia. Resident in Jeddah. Electromechanical Works of the Port of Jeddah (500 MF in 5 years), Yanbu-Medina Water pipeline (1 GF de 78 à 81), several other sites of lesser value for Saudi clients in Yanbu.
All projects completed satisfactorily, including commercial negotiations for award of contracts later than the Port of Jeddah.
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER (1976)
Completion (2nd season) of the gas pipeline Carlisle to Bishop Auckland for British Gas in joint venture with Entrepose and Laing.
All works completed satisfactorily in teamwork with the British project manager.
ENGINEER junior, then Site Engineer, then Deputy Construction Manager (1974-1975)
Design of a concrete offshore platform for North Sea, site training for welding and pipeline construction. Co-ordinating site works for the gas pipeline Carlisle to Bishop Auckland (106 km of 36’’).