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Patrick Jeantet

Chairman, Executive Board, Keolis

A graduate of École Polytechnique and École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Patrick Jeantet began his career in construction at Bouygues and Sogea-VINCI and then worked in the water industry at Bechtel and International Water, focusing primarily on international markets, From 2005 to 2013, he held positions at Keolis, serving first as Deputy CEO, International Affairs, and later as CEO, France. In 2014 Mr Jeantet became Chief Operating Officer of Groupe Aéroports de Paris, and in May 2016, he was appointed Chairman and CEO of SNCF Réseau, as well as Deputy Chairman of the SNCF Executive Board. He also launched Nouvel’R, a transformational strategy aimed at preparing the French rail network for the future by combining digital technology with new ways of doing business.