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Gabrielle Gauthey

Member of the Executive Committee of the Caisse des Dépôts, heading the Investment in infrastructure, real estate, energy, ICT and business creation

BACKGROUND / Professional and educational background:

Gabrielle Gauthey is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole des Mines and Ecole des Telecommunications and holds a postgraduate degree in economic analysis. She began her career with France Telecom. In 1990 she founded and became General Secretary of the “Invest in France” agency. From 1995 to 1997 she was adviser to François Fillon (Space and Telecom Minister) and drafted the 1996 law opening the telecom sector to competition. From 1998 to July 2000 she was Deputy CEO of Sofirad and CEO of “Le SAT”, first video satellite bouquet to Africa. Till January 2003, she was Director of the Information and Communication Technologies at the Caisse des Dépôts.

From 2003 to 2008, she was Commissioner at the French Regulatory Authority for Electronic Communications and Posts (ARCEP).

From 2009 to 2015, she was Group corporate Vice President, in charge of Public sector, governmental projects and Defense for Alcatel-Lucent.

ACHIEVEMENT / What does the project/initiative/startup/company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum consist of?

Caisse des Dépôts invests in infrastructure, real estate, energy, ICT and business creation

LOCATION / Where do you lead your project/company (city, region and country)?


 IMPACT / How do you evaluate the economic, social, politic and environmental impact of your project / action? QUOTE / A sentence, quotation or a word that best describes you

CDC, committed to the attractiveness and economic development of territories