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Board of Directors and Committees



— January 2022

Chair of the Board of Directors
Michèle Rousseau

Government Commissioner
Émilie Bernardin-Skalen

Didier Marquer, Policy Officer for Earth Sciences, Georesources and Geotechnologies, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
Deputy:  Lise Fechner, Deputy Director for Strategy, Research and Innovation (DGRI/SSRI) (Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation)

Philippe Merle, Head of Technological Risks Department
Deputy: Jean-Luc Perrin, Deputy director for Chronic Risks and Steering (Ministry of Ecological Transition)

Sébastien Bidaud, Deputy Director for Strategic Sectors, Economic Diplomacy Directorate
Deputy: Vanessa Salas-Pouget, Head, Energy Division, Strategic Sectors Branch, Economic Diplomacy Directorate (Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs)

Dominique Waag, Deputy Director for Higher Education and Research
Deputy: Baptiste Bondu, Head, Division for Operators and Sector Strategies (Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs)

Michel Schmitt,  Engineer-General for Mines, Council-General for the Economy
Suppléante : Isabelle Wallard, Engineer-General for Mines, Council-General for the Economy (Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Recovery)

Alicia Saoudi, Head, 3BEPII Department for Energy, State Holdings, Industry and Innovation - Budget Directorate
Deputy: Isabelle Wallard, Engineer-General for Mines, Council-General for the Economy (Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Recovery)

Guglielmina Toro, Head, 3BEPII Department for Energy, State Holdings, Industry and Innovation - Budget Directorate
Deputy: Alexie Lalanne-Pelerin, Deputy Head, Department for Energy, State Holdings, Industry and Innovation, Budget Directorate (Ministry of Public Accounts)

Members selected for their particular expertise:
Anne Besnier, Vice-President, Delegate for Higher Education and Research, Centre-Val de Loire Regional Council
Sylvie Joussaume, Research Director, CNRS, Laboratory for Climate and Environmental Science, UMR 1572
Marc Chaussidon, Director, Paris Institute of Planetary Physics
Pierre-Alain Gautier,  Director, Corporate Affairs & Partnerships - ERAMET Group

BRGM staff representatives:
Marie-Christine Dictor (CFDT), Nicolas Frissant (CFDT), Daniel Raucoules (CFDT), Denis Thiéblemont (CGT), Émilie Vanhoudheusden (CFE/CGC), Pierre Vassal (CFE/CGC)

Economic and financial auditing:
Bruno Rossi, Jean-Pascal Codine


— January 2022

Vincent Lagneau
Director, Geosciences Centre of the École des Mines (Paris Tech, France)

Stéphane Bourg
Policy Officer for European and International Cooperation at CEA ISEC (Marcoule, France)

Bertrand Braunschweig
Director in charge of coordinating the INRIA National Research Programme on Artificial Intelligence. Retired

Philippe Charvis
Director for Science, IRD (Marseille, France)

Agnès Ducharme
CNRS Research Director, METIS - Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris, France)

Lara Duro
Managing Director of the Amphos 21 Group (Spain)

Lluís Fontboté
 Professor Emeritus of Mineral Resources and Geofluids, University of Geneva (Geneva, Switzerland)

Émilia Huret
Deputy Director for R&D at ANDRA (Châtenay-Malabry, France)

Laurent Jolivet
Professor, Sorbonne University, UPMC (Paris, France) 

Zoubeida Kebaïli Bargaoui
Professor at the National School of  Engineering, Tunis, University of Tunis El Manar (Tunis, Tunisia)

Patrick Landais
High Commissioner for Atomic Energy and Member of the French Atomic Energy Commission at the CEA (Saclay, France)

Louis Londe
Technical Director of Géostock (Paris, France)

Laurent Montador
Deputy Managing Director of CCR Group (Paris, France)

Valérie November
Research Director at CNRS, affiliated to the LATTS laboratory, École des Ponts, Université Paris-Est (Paris, France)

Judith Sausse
Director of the École nationale supérieure de géologie (Nancy, France)

Hervé Suty
Managing Director of Tergys and CEO of CapBurdi (Blanquefort, France)

Tirza Van Daalen
Director of the Netherlands Geological Survey - TNO (Netherlands)

Olivier Vidal
Research Director at CNRS/ISTerre (Grenoble, France)


— January 2022

Jean Lamy, Former Ambassador

Özlem Adiyaman Lopes, UNESCO

Theresa Ponce de Leão, Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Laboratory for Energy and Geology (LNEG), Portuguese Geological Survey

Denis Favier, Safety Director - TotalEnergies Group

Rémi Pelon, Senior Mining Specialist - World Bank

Céline Adrien, Director of the EuroGeoSurveys (EGS) Secretariat

Louis Maréchal, Head of the Minerals and Mining Sector - OECD

Vanessa Salas-Pouget, Head of the Energy Unit - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs

Rokhaya Samba Diene,  Director of Exploration and Promotion of mining at the Ministry of Mines and Geology of Senegal, and President of the African Geological Survey Organisation (AGSO)

Professeur Zahar, Professor of Higher Education at the Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie (EPT) and Director of the VDEC Laboratory (Sustainable Cities and Built Environment)

Jean Launay, President of the French Water Partnership (PFE)
or Marie-Laure Vercambre, Director General of the PFE

Frédéric Maurel, AFD, Deputy Head of the Water and Sanitation Division

Didier Marquer, Policy Officer for Earth Sciences, Georesources and Geotechnologies, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (MESRI)

Hervé Boisguillaume, Deputy Director of Strategy, Partnerships and Corporate Affairs
or Chahoul Gaffar, Head of the Partnerships, Operators and Projects Office, Ministry of the Ecological Transition (MTE)


— January 2022

Ministry of the economy, finance and the recovery
By delegation, the Director-General of Development, Housing and Nature

Representing the ministry for the ecological transition
The Director for Water and Biodiversity
The Director General for Risk Prevention
The Director General for Infrastructure, Transport and the Sea
The Director General for Energy and Climate
The Director for Research and Innovation

Representing the ministry of higher education, research and innovation
The Director General for Research and Innovation

Representing the ministry of the interior
The Director-General for Civil Security and Crisis Management

Representing the ministry of agriculture and food
The Deputy Director for Environmental Performance and Regional Development

Representing the ministry of solidarity and health
The Director-General for Health

Representing the ministry of french overseas territories and departments
The Director-General for Overseas France

Representing the ministry of culture
The Director-General for Heritage

The chair of the brgm science committee

The chair of brgm


— January 2022

Jean-Yves Berthou (INRIA)
Director of the INRIA-Saclay research centre (Palaiseau, France)

Paul-Joël Derian (Groupe Avril)
Group VP Innovation and Sustainable Development - GM (Paris, France)

Annie Geay (Bpifrance)
Director of Studies (Maisons-Alfort, France)

Gérard Jacquin (GJ Consulting SAS)
CEO (Vitry-sur-Seine, France)

Laurent Jammes (CNRS)
Director of Industrial Partnerships CNRS-INSU (Paris, France)

Frédéric Jory (SAGEOS)
Managing Director (Orléans, France)

Philippe Portier
Open Collaborative Innovation Expert (Écully, France)

Thierry Salmona (TGS conseil)
 CEO (Paris, France)

Hervé Suty (Capburdi)
CEO (Bordeaux, France)


— January 2022

Marie-Madeleine Miallot-Muller

Jean-Pascal Codine
Ahmed J'Mila
Jean-Luc Perrin
Marie-Christine Dictor
Denis Thieblemont
Émilie Vanoudheusden

Government commissioner
Émilie Bernardin-Skalen