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Advisory Board

IFP School’s higher education activities are guided by an independent body, the Advisory Board, composed of representatives from industry and other higher education establishments.

This educational and strategic advisory body meets every six months.


  • Philippe Geiger, Chairman of the Advisory Board - Deputy Director, European and International Affairs Division
  • Didier Houssin, Chairman of IFP Energies nouvelles - IFPEN

Representing industry

  • Bruno Covin, Director of Strategy and Advanced Powertrain & EV engineering of the Renault Nissan Alliance - Renault
  • Michel Forissier, Product Marketing, R&D Director - Hybrid & Electric Strategy Director at Valeo Powertrain Systems - Valeo
  • Hervé Galleron, Director of Human Resources - ExxonMobil
  • Olivier Peyret, CEO Schlumberger France - Schlumberger
  • Arnaud Pieton, Executive Vice-President Human Resources - TechnipFMC
  • Sandra Roche-Vu Quang, New Gas Director - Engie
  • Eric Zielinski, Plant Engineering Manager - Saipem SA

Representing higher education or research

  • Dominique Bonvin, Professor - EPFL
  • Elisabeth Crépon, Director - ENSTA ParisTech
  • Bernard Leduc, Professor - Free University of Brussels
  • Alain Storck, President - University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC)

Representing alumni

  • Nathalie Brunelle, Senior Vice-President, Strategy, Development and Research, Refining & Chemicals Division, Total
  • Patrice Marez, Head of Powertrain System Design – Groupe PSA
  • Jean-Baptiste Renard, Energy Consultant

At 7 December 2017

Further information

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of IFP School students are sponsored and funded by industrial partners

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of women made up the 2016 intake: a number that has been rising in recent years

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More than 21,000
participants from 148 countries signed up for the 2nd Oil & Gas MOOC developed in partnership with Total

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13 000
This is the number of IFP School alumni currently working in the energy and transport sectors in more than 100 countries