Engineer from Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Marseille and doctoral degree in numerical analysis from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechnique (France). He joined GE Hydro ( formely Alstom) , in 1991 as numerical computation engineer in Grenoble Turbine Technology Centre, France. He held several positions in GE. He was appointed in 2013 as Technology Senior Manager in charge of Hydraulic developments, technical risk management and the Global Technology Centers.