Franco-Danish Elise Maury, 50, is a chemical engineer and a graduate of the École Supérieure de Chimie Organique et Minérale (advanced institute of organic and inorganic chemistry). She holds a doctorate degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (U.S.). Elise is the recipient of several prizes, including the prestigious U.S. Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award in 1997 and 1999. Elise has authored 11 scientific publications and holds 11 international patents.
Prior to joining the Group, Elise Maury occupied various positions across the industrial sector and in services for SUEZ, Nalco Water and l’Oréal, in general management, key account management, marketing & communications and research & development.
In 2016, Elise Maury joined ENGIE as Chief Executive Officer of GEPSA, specialising in facility management for sensitive sites and was the Chairwoman of GEPSA Institut, a subsidiary specialised in professional training and guidance.
In early 2019, Elise Maury was also appointed managing director of the global facilities management division and became a member of ENGIE Cofely's executive committee.