CentraleSupélec

CentraleSupélec is an internationally-reputed Higher Education and Research Institution. Its excellence lies in its combination of fundamental and applied sciences for innovation with societal impact. For almost two centuries, CentraleSupélec's top engineers have been practicing their skills and knowledge for the development of corporate institutions and public organizations.

General organisation

CentraleSupelec Management:

  • Mr Romain Soubeyran, Dean of CentraleSupélec
  • Mrs Estelle Iacona, Managing Director for Education and Research
  • Mr Gilles Gleyze, Managing Director for Corporate and International Development
  • Mr. Vincent Jolys, Managing Director for Services

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of founding members representing the following public authorities:

Ministry of Higher Education:

  • Rachel-Marie Pradeilles-Duval

Ministry of Industry:

  • Emmanuel Caquot

Regional Council:

  • Grégoire de Lasteyrie
     

Qualified representatives:

  • Philippe Carli, Chair, Ebra Group, Media Relations Department, Crédit Mutuel
  • Pascale Delmas, Director for Performance and Purchasing, BYO Network
  • Delphine Ernotte Cunci, Chair, France-Télévisions
  • Valérie Kniazeff, Founder & CEO, Alcimed
  • Christine Landrevot, Managing Director for Telecommunication and Services, TDF
  • Catherine Langlais, Deputy R&D Vice president for innovative materials, Saint-Gobain
  • Martine Liautaud, Chair, Liautaud & Cie
  • Catherine Mac Gregor, Chair, Schlumberger Europe-Africa
  • Jean-Georges Malcor, Non-Executive Board Member, STMicroelectronics, Fives, Ortec, Atlas Arteria
  • Jean Pisani-Ferry, Economist, Commissioner-General, France Stratégie
  • Benoît Potier, CEO, Air Liquide SA
  • Daniel Rigout, Managing Director, Bouygues Bâtiment International
  • Bernard Salha, Director for R&D, EDF
  • Laurent Tardif, Chair of the Boards of Directors, Prysmian Cables solutions and Systems France
  • Pierre Vareille, CEO, Constellium
     

Representatives of University Professors and equivalents:

  • Hervé Frezza-Buet
  • Christophe Laux
  • Yves Louet
  • Dominique Marcadet
     

Representatives of other teaching and research categories:

  • Jérémy Fix
  • José Picheral
  • Marc-Antoine Weisser
     

Representatives of non-teaching staff:

  • Erika Jean-Bart
  • Célestin Kynyock
  • Jean-Sylvain Oury
     

Representatives of users:

  • Laëtitia Gerbier
  • Maxime Detony
  • Louise Taupin
  • Romain Hoare
     

Composition of the Board of Directors:

  • President: Daniel Rigout
  • Vice president: Yves Louet
  • Clerk: Philippe Carli
     

Ways and Means Committee

First College Professors:

  • Dominique Marcadet
  • Christophe Laux

Second College Professors:

  • Marc-Antoine Weisser

Non-teaching staff:

  • Erika Jean-Bart
  • Jean-Sylvain Oury

Users:

  • Louise Taupin

The Scientific Committee:

  • Romain Soubeyran
  • Olivier Gicquel
  • John Cagnol
  • Bernard Jouga
  • Silviu Nicolescu
  • Patrick Perré
     

Qualified representatives, named by the Dean of the Institution:
 

  • Sylvain Allano, Scientific Director, PSA
  • Brigitte Cardinael, Head of Research, Software Infrastructure, Orange
  • Jean-Paul Chabard, Scientific Director, EDF
  • Thierry Damerval, Deputy Managing Director, INSERM
  • Olivier Delabroy, Vice president in charge of R&D, Air Liquide
  • Rodney Fox, Professor, Iowa State University
  • Karine Gosse, Digital Development Manager, Fives
  • Valérie Guénon, Director of Institutional Relations, R&D, Safran
  • Hélène Oriot, Research Engineer, Onera
  • Anne Pacros, Engineer, ESA
  • Martine Soyer, Deputy Director, Aramis Institute Aramis, CEA Iramis
     

As elected representatives of the professors:

- First College

  • Gilles Duc
  • Pascale Le Gall

- Second College:

  • Fabien Bellet
  • Damien Rontani
  • Laëtitia Thirion-Lefevre

As elected representatives of the non-teaching staff:

  • Catherine Di Costanzo
  • Nadège Ols

As elected representatives of the users:

  • Fabien Coquery
  • Angéla La

The following professionals are members of the Scientific Council, as representatives of academic partners:

  • Etienne Augé, Physics Professor, Paris-Sud University, Vice president of Paris-Sud Scientific Council
  • Nozha Boujeema, Bigdata Advisor to the INRIA Director, INRIA
  • Jean-Yves Marzin, Managing Director of the Institute of Science in Engineering and Systems (Institut National des Sciences de l’Ingénierie et des Systèmes), CNRS
     

The Board of Studies:
 

  • Romain Soubeyran
  • Valérie Ferreboeuf
  • Lionel Gabet
  • Olivier Gicquel
  • Didier Dumur
  • Erick Herbin
     

As qualified representatives, named by the Dean of the Institution:
 

  • Remi Carminati, Managing Director for Research, ESPCI Paris Tech
  • Carole Deumie, Managing Director for Education, Centrale Marseille 
  • Alain Finkel, Professor, ENS Cachan
  • Marie-Ann Horn, Professor, Case Western Reserve University
  • Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore, CEO, Novethic
  • Nathalie Lassau, Managing Director of the Institut de Formation Supérieure Biomédicale (IFSB)
  • Tristan Leteurtre, Managing Director, Anevia
  • Fabien Mangeant, Applied Mathematics and Simulation Director, Airbus Group Innovation
  • Felix Papier, Dean for Academic Programs, ESSEC
  • Philippe Pernod, Managing Director for Research, École Centre Lille
  • Danièle Quantin, HRM Quality for Global R&D, ArcelorMittal
  • Sylvie Retailleau, President of Faculty, Paris-Sud University
  • Philippe Sajhau, Vice president, IBM France
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As representatives elected by the First College of Professors:

  • Yolaine Bourda
  • Jean-Louis Gutwiller

Second College:

  • Yves Houzelle
  • Ludovic Goudenège

As representatives elected by the non-teaching staff:

  • Guillemette Breysse

As representatives elected by the users:

- Full members:

  • Peter Eid
  • Léonard Boussioux
  • Antoine Rousset

- Substitute member:

  • Belén Marti

Strategic Orientation Committee

The Strategic Orientation Committee is an advisory committee directly reporting to the Director of the Board of Directors. The committee issues recommendations and analyses relating to the Institution’s strategic development. Its recommendations provide input and assist the Director in his deliberations. The committee is composed of top-level experts from the business world as well as from academia who are committed to an international and long-term-based approach.

Composition: Members are named for a two-year term by the Director in charge of convening and chairing the meetings:

  • Yann Barbaux, Chair, Aerospace Valley
  • Christine Bénard, Former Managing Director for Research and Scientific Studies, ENS - Former Scientific Director, Michelin
  • Philippe Bideau, Managing Director and Administrator, Interpipe
  • Marc Boissonnet, President, Centrale Alumni, Executive Vice president, Corporate & External Affairs, Bureau Veritas
  • Sébastien Candel, Emeritus Professor, CentraleSupélec, President of the Académie des Sciences
  • Philippe Carli, Chair, Ebra Group, Media Relations Department, Crédit Mutuel,
  • Rémi Carminati, Managing Director for Research, ESPCI Paris Tech
  • Henri de Combles, Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Delphine Ernotte, Chair, France Télévisions
  • Louis Gallois, Chair of the Supervisory Board, PSA Peugeot Citroën
  • Antoine Gourevitch, Senior Partner & Managing Director, BCG
  • Hugues Lavandier, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Jean-Claude Lehmann, Former President of the National Academy of Technologies of France, Former Managing Director for Research, Saint-Gobain
  • Martine Liautaud, Chair, Liautaud & Cie
  • Jean-Georges Malcor, Non-Executive Board Member, STMicroelectronics, Fives, Ortec, Atlas Arteria - Former President, Centrale Alumni
  • Jean Pisani-Ferry, Economist, Commissioner-General, France Stratégie
  • Benoît Potier, CEO, Air liquide
  • Daniel Rigout, President of the Board of Directors, CentraleSupélec
  • Bernard Salha, Managing Director for R&D, EDF
  • Benoit Savoret, Supervisory Board Member, Eptica
  • Romain Soubeyran, Dean of CentraleSupélec
  • Laurent Tardif, Chair of the Boards of Directors, Prysmian Cables solutions and Systems France
  • Pierre Vareille, Managing Director, Bernos Advisors
  • Dominique Vernay, Former President of the Foundation for Scientific Cooperation Campus Paris-Saclay (FCS)
  • Sophie Zurquiyah, Managing Director, CGG