Patrick PÉLATA

After his studies at the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ponts, and having completed a postgraduate thesis at the faculty of social sciences EHESS, started his career as a researcher before joining Renault in the manufacturing and then the engineering departments. In 1988, he joined the team responsible for the innovative Twingo project. He was director of engineering development and member of the Renault management committee when Carlos Ghosn asked him to take part in the Nissan venture. He is a member of the Nissan board. He is in charge of product strategy, design and programme directors.