Aerial view of Horseshoe Bend in the Colorado river, downstream from Glen Canyon dam and Lake Powell (Arizona/Utah, USA, 2012). © BRGM - Philippe Andrzejewski

Governance

05.31.2017
Find out about BRGM’s governing bodies.

BRGM: a public industrial and commercial institution

3 ministries

The BRGM (Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières) was created in 1959. It operates as a public industrial and commercial institution, reporting to the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, the Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, and the Ministry of the Economy.

See the decree setting out BRGM’s administrative and financial organisation

BRGM governance

The BRGM has several governing bodies:

Board of Governors

Last updated March 2017

Chairman

Michèle ROUSSEAU

Government Commissioner

Laurence PINSON

Representing the State

Representing the Ministry for Research
Marie-Hélène TUSSEAU-VUILLEMIN
Deputy : Bernard COMMÈRE

Representing the Ministry for the Environment
Philippe MERLE
Deputy : Jean-Luc PERRIN

Representing the Ministry for Mining
Guglielmina TORO
Deputy : Rémi GALIN

Representing the Ministry for the Economy
Alexis ZAJDENWEBER
Deputy : Charles CLEMENT-FROMENTEL

Representing the Ministry for the Budget
Thibaut CHAGNAS
Deputy : Aniça LY-KOK

Representing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Adeline DEFER
Deputy : Stephen MARCHISIO

Representing the Ministry for Cooperation
Clélia CHEVRIER KOLACKO
Deputy : Guillaume PONS

Members selected for their particular expertise in BRGM's fields of activity

Georges CALAS
Sylvie JOUSSAUME
Marie-Madeleine MIALOT-MULLER
Michèle ROUSSEAU
Catherine TISSOT-COLLE

Representing BRGM personnel

Nicolas FRISSANT
Sonia PIGNAULT
Denis THIEBLEMONT
Pierre THIERRY
Emilie VANOUDHEUSDEN
Pierre VASSAL

Auditors

Bruno ROSSI
Toni CAVATORTA

Board of directors

Last updated May 2017

Chairman and CEO

Michèle Rousseau

Deputy CEO
Scientific Director

Pierre Toulhoat

Strategy, Research and Evaluation Director

Philippe Freyssinet

Development Director

Karim Ben Slimane

International Director

Philippe Gombert

Acting Secretary General

Michel Bouilleau

Acting Director for Human Resources

Hubert Fabriol

Financial Director

Didier Camut

Director for Georesources

Jean-Claude Guillaneau

Director for Water, Environment and Ecotechnologies

Nathalie Dörfliger

Director for Risks and Prevention

Jean-Luc Foucher

Laboratories Director

Hervé Gaboriau

Director of Digital Infrastructure and Services

Jean-Marc Trouillard

Director for Regional Activities

Stéphane Roy

See BRGM corporate structure

International Committee

Last updated May 2017

Chairman

François Scheer, French Ambassador

Members of the International Committee

Emmanuel Pineda, Assistant Director for enterprise and the international economy (Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs)

Samuel GOLDSTEIN, Directorate-General for the Treasury, international business financing sub-division (Ministry of the Economy)

Jean-Yves GROSCLAUDE, Technical Director for Operations - French development agency (Agence française de Développement - AFD)

Marie-Joëlle COUTURIER (Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition)

Paulo DE SA, Practice Manager, Energy and Extractives Global Practice - IBRD (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - Washington, USA)

Dominique CAMPANA, Director International Activities - ADEME

Guy FRADIN, Chairman of the Forests, Water and Regional Affairs Department, Advisory Board for Agriculture, Food and Forests (Ministry of Agriculture and Food)

Bruno WEYMULLER, Former member of the Executive Committee, Total - Member of the Board of Directors, Deinove, and of the French Energy Committee - Professor, IFP Energies Nouvelles

National Public Services Steering Committee

Last updated May 2017

Representing the Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive 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 Director-General for Corporate Economic and Environmental Performance

Representing the Ministry for Solidarity and Health

the Director-General for Health

Representing the Ministry of Culture

the Director-General for Heritage

The chair of the BRGM scientific committee

The chairman of the BRGM

Scientific Committee

Last updated July 2016

Chair

Anne RENAULT, CNRS Research Director, Head of the Interdisciplinary Task Force (Grenoble, France)

Members of the Scientific Committee

Jean-Yves BOTTERO, CNRS Research Director at the European Centre for Environmental Geosciences Training and Research (Cerege) - Professor, Duke University (USA). (Marseille, France)

Jordi BRUNO, Chief Executive Officer with Amphos 21 Consulting (Barcelona, Spain)

Fabien CORNATON, Director, Groundwater Modelling Centre (Berlin, Germany)

Laurent JAMMES, CEO, ACTYS-BEE - Associate Director ENEA consulting (Paris, France)

Hélène KIRCHNER, Director, International Relations, INRIA (Rocquencourt, France)

Corinne LEYVAL, Deputy Director, Interdisciplinary Laboratory on Continental Environments (LIEC) member of the INSU Specialist Committee Deputy Director, OSU OTELO (Nancy, France)

Frédéric PLAS, Director for Research and Development, ANDRA (Châtenay-Malabry, France)

Laurence ROBB, Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Oxford University Mineral resources consultant (Oxford, UK)

Cécile ROBIN, Lecturer, UMR Geosciences, Rennes - Associate Professor, ENAG and IDP School (Rennes, France)

Anne ROZAN, Professor, National School of Environmental and Water Engineering, Strasbourg (ENGEES) (Strasbourg, Paris)

Philippe STOHR, CEO Fortum France (Courbevoie, France)

Audit Committee

Last updated October 2016

Chairman

François ENGEL

Members of the Audit Committee

Thibault CHAGNAS
Toni CAVATORTA
Florence JAUDIN
Denis THIÉBLEMONT
Pierre THIERRY

Government Commissioner

Laurence PINSON

BRGM CORPORATE STRUCTURE

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