His role will be to promote a global smart energy system underpinned by a sustainable and well-balanced energy mix.
Aged 60, Jean-Marc Leroy holds an engineer degree from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electrotechnique, d’Electronique, d’Informatique, d’Hydraulique et de Télécommunications de Toulouse (ENSEEIHT), of which he is currently chairman of the supervisory board.
He joined the Group in 1980, at EDF-GDF Services. From 1997 to 2004, he occupied key positions at Gaz de France: Chief of staff, Secretary of the Board, Deputy Vice-President for Strategy, Vice-President for External Relations and Internal Communications. From 2005 to 2009, he was responsible for gas storage and liquefied natural gas regasification terminals at Gaz de France and subsequently GDF SUEZ. In 2009, he became Chief Executive Officer of Storengy, the underground gas storage operator of ENGIE. Between 2008 and 2013, he was President of Gas Storage Europe (GSE), the storage pillar of the Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) association.
Since 1 January 2016, Jean-Marc Leroy has been Managing Director of ENGIE’s Gas Chain Métier.
Jean-Marc Leroy has also several non-executive roles. He is President of Gas Infrastructure Europe since November 2015, a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Gas Centre within the World Energy Council since 2015, and, since September 2017, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of GRDF, the French gas distribution affiliate of ENGIE.