Taking effect as of 1 June 2016, Fabrice FOURCADE has been appointed to the role of Senior Vice President, to work with Hervé MACHENAUD, EDF's Senior Executive Officer in China. He is set to take up his position at the Delegation before the end of 2016.
Fabrice FOURCADE, 50, is currently Senior Vice President of Cap 2030, reporting directly to Jean-Bernard LEVY, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EDF.
He started his career in Germany at an artificial intelligence research laboratory and went on to join EDF in 1992. As a research engineer and later at the head of a research group, his fields of activity were economic studies and mathematics applied to electricity system optimisation. Within the Strategy Division, upon French market deregulation, he took charge of the team responsible for tariff negotiations with the government and electricity pricing strategy. In 2001, he was responsible for the development of electricity, gas and services offers for key accounts within the Customer branch of EDF, before being appointed Senior Vice President, Key Accounts in 2003. In 2007 he became Chief Executive Officer, Dunkerque LNG, the EDF subsidiary tasked with developing the Dunkirk LNG terminal. From 2010 to 2014 he coordinated the commercial activities of EDF in the Ile de France region.
A graduate of the École Normale Supériere of Fontenay-aux-Roses, Fabrice FOURCADE holds a degree in civil engineering from the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and an Agrégation teaching qualification in mathematics.