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Anne Lauvergeon

Anne Lauvergeon is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the French National School of Mining Engineer. She holds an advanced degree in Physics & Chemistry. She started her professional career in 1983, in the iron and steel industry (Usinor). In 1984, she directed the European nuclear safety studies applied to the chemical industry for CEA (Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, the public technological research organization in France). From 1985 to 1988, she supervised the underground activities in and around Paris and was appointed, in 1988, Deputy Director of the General Mining Council. From 1990 to 1995, she worked for the French President’s office, in charge of international economy and foreign trade missions and Deputy Chief of Staff in 1991. At the same time she became Personal Representative to the French President, in charge of the G7/G8 Summits. In 1995, she became Managing Director and Partner of Lazard Frères (New York, Paris). In March 1997, she joined Alcatel Telecom as Senior Executive Vice President and was appointed Member of the Executive Committee in July 1998. She was in charge of international network and the Group’s interests in energy, defense, transportation and nuclear fields. From July 2001 to June 2011, after its creation, she was Chief Executive Officer of AREVA. From June 1999 to June 2011, she was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of COGEMA (now AREVA NC). Since 2011, Anne Lauvergeon has served as Founder and CEO of A.L.P a French advisory and investments company. Since 2013, she has served as the Head of Innovation 2030 National Committee. Since 2014, she has been the Chairman of the Board of Sigfox, a French start-up that operates a cellular network dedicated exclusively to short messages. Since 2015, she has been the Chairman of the Board of BoostHEAT, which develops and manufactures a new generation of heat pump boilers.