President, Gas, Renewables & Power & President, Strategy-Innovation
Philippe Sauquet has served as Total’s President of Gas, Renewables & Power and President of Strategy-Innovation since 2016, and he is a member of the company’s Executive Committee. He began his career in 1981 as a civil engineer at the French Ministry of Infrastructure and subsequently worked at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance. Mr. Sauquet joined the chemical company, Orkem, in 1988 as Vice President, Strategy before being appointed Senior Vice President, Acrylics Sales & Marketing. He moved to Total in 1990 as Vice President of the Anti-Corrosion Paints division and was subsequently named Vice President, Chemicals Strategy. In 1997, Mr Sauquet transferred to the Gas & Power Division, where he was successively Vice President, Americas; Vice President, International; Senior Vice President, Strategy & Renewables; Senior Vice President, Trading & Marketing, Gas & Power, based in London. He was appointed President of Gas & Power in 2012, in which capacity he also sat on the Group Management Committee. In 2014, Mr. Sauquet was named President, Refining & Chemicals, and joined Total’s Executive Committee. Mr. Sauquet holds degrees from L’Ecole Polytechnique and L’Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées engineering schools and from the University of California, Berkeley.