Nuclear: a strategic industry serving Europe

20 – 21 June 2023 – Lyon, France

Agnès Pannier-Runacher – French Minister for Energy transition

Agnès Pannier-Runacher has been appointed Minister for Energy transition in May 2022.

She was before Minister Delegate for Industry, attached to the Minister of the Economy, Finance and the Recovery Bruno Le Maire between July 2020 and May 2022.

She was before Deputy Minister to the Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire, appointed in October 2018.

Before joining the Government in 2018, she was Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Compagnie des Alpes (2013-18), a leading listed player in the European leisure industry and world leader in managing ski areas.

Beforehand, Agnès was Customer Business Unit Director at Faurecia Interior Sustems (automotive industry) (2011-13), Executive Director at Fonds stratégique d’investissement (€16 bn AuM, €1.5 bn of investment / year, now BpiFrance ; 2009-11), Deputy Director of Finance and Strategy at Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (public financial institution, 2006-08) and chief of staff at Assistance Publique – Hopitaux de Paris (Paris Hospitals, €6 bn budget, staff of 93,000; 2003-06).

She started her career at the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry.

She was a Board director and chairperson of audit committees of various industrial and financial companies between 2006 and 2018.

She graduated from HEC and ENA civil service school. She holds CEMS Master’s degreee (HEC-Köln–Universität).