Philippe Boisseau spent 20 years holding a broad range of management positions at Total SA, a French multinational and one of the world’s seven “supermajor” oil companies. As head of Argentina and Middle Eastern operations at Total, Mr. Boisseau accumulated vast experience in oil and gas both from operational and international perspectives. As head of the global Gas and Power division, he built his knowledge and experience of the worldwide energy sector. He created the Total Renewables Division, which has grown in importance and is now a key feature of Total’s new group strategy. He also served as one of only six members of Total’s policy-making Executive Committee.
Mr. Boisseau is a member of the advisory board of the Energy Intelligence Group and an advisor to the Carlyle Group. He graduated from the leading French engineering school, Ecole Polytechnique, and also has a Master's degree in particle physics from Ecole Normale Supérieure.