President, AREVA Executive Board
Luc Oursel, graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines of Paris and is Engineer in Chief of the Mines. He is also Chairman of the board of AREVA since June 30th 2011.
He entered the group in 2007 as President of AREVA NP. In 2009, he was promoted to Vice-General Director in charge of nuclear operations and then Vice General Director in charge of Marketing, International and Projects in January 2011.
He started his career in 1984 in the French Administration where he took on several functions in the energy sector; in 1991, he integrated the Cabinet of the Defense Minister as technical adviser.
He then work at other diverse high-profile functions in large industrial enterprises such as Sidel, Geodis, or Schneider Electric.
Luc Oursel is also President of the SFEN (French Society of Nuclear Energy), member of the committee of Atomic energy, member of the Supervisions Council of the IPEMED and finally member of the French Council for Energy Board.