Nuclear: a strategic industry serving Europe

20 – 21 June 2023 – Lyon, France

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of EDF

A graduate from the Ecole Polytechnique and from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées (ENSTA Paris), Luc Rémont began his career in 1993 as an engineer at the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA).

In 1996, he joined the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry. He held several positions there, first in the Treasury department where he supervised relationships with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the World Bank, and later government equity interests in transportation companies. He then served as a Technical Investment Advisor on shareholding matters, and later Deputy Chief of staff to the French Ministers of Economy, Finance and Industry from 2002 to 2007.

In 2007, he joined Merrill Lynch and became in 2009 Country Executive and Managing Director of the Corporate and Investment Bank at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in France.

In April 2014, he joined Schneider Electric and became President of Schneider Electric France. In April 2017, he was appointed Schneider Electric Executive Vice President, International Operations, in charge of South America, Africa and Middle East, India, and East Asia Japan & Pacific.

Moreover, from 2015 to 2018, Luc Rémont was Chairman of Gimelec, a professional organisation which brings together 230 companies providing power and automation solutions for the energy, building, industry and infrastructure markets.

Between 2014 and 2020, he also was board member of Naval Group, a naval defence European leader. He is currently Non-Executive Director for Worldline, a European leader in secured payments and digital transactions.

As of 23 November 2022 Luc Rémont is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of EDF.
Luc Rémont is married and has 4 children