Didier Holleaux, Executive Vice President, ENGIE, is currently in charge of the Asia Pacific region, Infrastructures in France, Projects, and Purchasing. After graduating, Mr. Holleaux worked as an Engineer in the car manufacturing and oil industries. He then made a career in the French Civil Service, which led him to the position of head of the departmental staff (“Directeur de Cabinet”) of the Energy Minister (1992‒1993). Mr. Holleaux joined Gaz de France (renamed as ENGIE in 2015) in 1993, and has since held several management positions in the transmission, distribution, and LNG businesses of the company. He also founded and managed the North Sea Exploration and Production subsidiary of the Group, GDF Britain (now GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd). Mr. Holleaux has managed Exploration and Production since March 2007 and served as Chief Executive Officer of GDF SUEZ E&P International SA—the ENGIE E&P worldwide activity holding company—from 2010 to 2015. Mr. Holleaux holds degrees from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Mines de Paris.