The AFIEG’s bureau confirmed the nomination of Marc Boudier as chairman. He succeeds Fleur Thesmar who chaired the association since March 2012.
For Marc Boudier “ At the time of the energy transition, the AFIEG intends to broaden the investment opportunities for its member in France, in particular in new power generation capacity, thus reinforcing the country’s supply safety. AFIEG’s members, thanks to their experience all across Europe and their commercial presence in our country, wish to contribute to the structuring decisions regarding employment that France will have to make in the next few months. “
Marc Boudier, 58, graduate from Sciences Po Paris, holds a maîtrise in Law, alumni from the National School of Administration (ENA – 1981) started in the external economic relations of the Ministry of Finances, prior to becoming in 1984 advisor to the minister of industry and external trade and from 1985 to 1990 advisor for international economic affairs to President François Mitterand.
In 1991, he became director in charge of the Central and Western Europe zone at the International Direction of Vivendi Group, where he created, developed and managed the activity of Dalkia, a subsidiary of Veolia and EDF.
In 2001, he joined EDF where he was appointed Director Europe. In charge of the involvement and the development of the group in most of European countries, he served as member of the board of directors and member of the supervisory board of several European energy groups among which ENBW, Germany’s third company in the sector, Edison, 2nd in Italy and as VP of Swiss company Alpiq.
He created and managed since 2001 AMB Senior Advisors, a company specialized in activities related to energy efficiency alongside with consulting on M&A in the energy sector in Europe and investing in renewable energies. He is also since 2012 a senior advisor to the Australian asset management company First State Investments regarding the development of its “European Diversified Infrastructure Fund”.