Engineering graduate (Corps des Mines, Ecole des Mines). He had an industrial career in the Saint-Gobain Group between 1988 and 2008, having previously held various positions in public administration. In 2009, he became a board member and CEO at Valeo. He has been the Chairman and CEO since 2016. He chairs the board of directors at MINES ParisTech and is a member of the board at Veolia Environnement and BNP Paribas.