Starting on 1st July 2019, Thierry Kalfon has been appointed Managing Director of the Renewables Global Business Line. He will report to Gwenaëlle Avice-Huet, Group Executive Vice President.
Aged 51, Thierry Kalfon is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration économique, the Ecole de Management de Lyon and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Laureate). He is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale d'Administration, Marc Bloch class.
Thierry Kalfon began his career with the Budget Department in the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry, where he had a number of responsibilities, including serving as deputy director in charge of sovereign budgets. From 2001 to 2005, he was a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund in Washington (US). From 2007 to 2009, he was an adviser to the French Ecology, Energy and Sustainable Development Minister, in charge of industrial, economic and financial affairs.
In 2009, Thierry Kalfon joined GRTgaz as Chief Financial Officer.
In 2012, he was appointed ENGIE’s Director of Strategy, Economics and Tariffs for France, then in 2014 he became General Secretary and CFO of ENGIE’s Renewable Energies Business Unit in Europe.
In 2016, he joined ENGIE’s Finance Department, serving as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Since 2017, Thierry Kalfon has been the Group's Deputy Chief Financial Officer, in charge of the Enterprise Performance Management Department (Analysis and Performance).
This appointment follows the Group's announcement on April 10, to strengthen its organization to achieve its strategic ambition of becoming the world leader in the zero-carbon transition "as a service" to its clients.
The Renewables Global Business Line’s mission is to propose an international strategy for the Group’s activities in Renewables, to support the local teams within the different Business Units and to promote transversal performance delivering the strategic ambition of the Group of becoming the world leader in the zero-carbon transition “as a service”.