Patrick Pouyanné

Patrick Pouyanné

Independent Director
Member of the Ethics & Governance Committee
Chairman of the Compensation Committee

Nationality: French

Mr. Patrick Pouyanné is a graduate of École Polytechnique and a Chief Engineer of France’s Corps des Mines.

Between 1989 and 1996, he held various administrative positions in the Ministry of Industry and other cabinet positions (technical advisor to the Prime Minister – Edouard Balladur – in the fields of the Environment and Industry from 1993 to 1995, Chief of Staff for the Minister for Information and Aerospace Technologies – François Fillon – from 1995 to 1996).

In January 1997 he joined Total in Angola followed by Qatar in 1999. In August 2002, he was appointed President, Finance, Economy and IT for Exploration & Production. In January 2006, he became President, Strategy, Growth and Research and was appointed a member of the Group’s Management Committee in May 2006. In March 2011, Mr. Patrick Pouyanné was appointed Vice- President, Chemicals, and Vice-President, Petrochemicals. In January 2012, he became President, Refining & Chemicals and a member of the Group’s Executive Committee.

On October 22, 2014, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of TOTAL S.A. and President of the Group’s Executive Committee. TOTAL’s Board of Directors appointed him as its Chairman from December 19, 2015. Following the renewal of Mr. Pouyanné’s term of office as director by the Shareholders’ Meetings of June 1, 2018 and then May 28, 2021 for a period of three years, the Board of Directors confirmed him in his duties of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer for the same period.

On June 1, 2022, Mr. Pouyanné was appointed Chairman of the French non‑profit, Entreprises pour l’Environnement (EpE). Mr. Pouyanné has also been the Chairman of the non‑profit L’Alliance pour l’Éducation- United Way since June 2018. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of École Polytechnique (since September 2018), Association Française des Entreprises Privées (since 2014), Institut du Monde Arabe (since 2017) and the foundation La France s’engage (since 2017).

Mr. Pouyanné is an Officer of the Legion of Honor.

Mr. Pouyanné has been a Director of Capgemini SE since May 10, 2017 and Chairman of the Compensation Committee since May 19, 2022. He has been a member of the Ethics & Governance Committee since May 20, 2021.

He brings to the Board of Directors of Capgemini SE his expertise in macroeconomic and geopolitical issues and his experience in managing a leading international energy group, a sector facing climate change challenges and where new technologies play an essential role.

Principal office:
Mr. Patrick Pouyanné has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TotalEnergies SE (formerly TOTAL SE) since December 2015. He has been a director of TotalEnergies SE since May 2015 and is Chairman of the Strategy & CSR Committee