Governance
Independence and transparency

As a limited company with a Management Boardand a Supervisory Board, RTE's autonomy, administrative independence and neutrality are enshrined in its governance procedures.

Management Board

The Management Board is made up of 5 members, appointed for a period of 5 years.

The Management Board has sole responsibility for matters relating directly to the operation, maintenance and development of the public electricity transmission system, as part of the company's officially appointed missions.

  • François BROTTES, Chairman of the RTE Management Board since September 2015

A Father of three children, and son of an EDF employee, François Brottes is 59-year-old. Energy expert, he was previously president of the Commission of the economic affairs of the French National Assembly.

He was president of the special Committee for the examination of the law on "energy transition" for green growth at the National Assembly. François Brottes contributed to the elaboration of the energy law to prepare the transition towards a sober energy system (in April 16th, 2013). In the end of August, 2015, he submitted a report on security of power supply in France and in Europe to the Prime Minister.

MP of the 5th district of Isère from 1997 till 2015, François Brottes was previously mayor of Crolles (Isère) from 2005 till 2014, a regional councillor of region Rhône-Alpes from 1992 till 1998, CEO of a small business from 1986 till 1997 and journalist at the beginning of his professional career (Radio-France and FR3).

 

Members of the board since 29 september 2015 :

  • Mrs Valérie CHAMPAGNE
  • M. Olivier GRABETTE
  • Mrs Clotilde LEVILLAIN
  • M. Xavier PIECHACZYK 

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee deals with all company records requiring control or decision-making stages of orientation, commitment, implementation and monitoring. Led by the Chairman of the Management Governing Board, the Executive Committee comprises the heads of the key business areas.

Members of the executive Commitee will be soon appointed by the Management Board.

Supervisory Board

In compliance with the provisions of the Articles of Association, it comprises EDF representatives – the sole shareholder of the company – State representatives, and employee representatives.

[Updated September 2015]

State representatives

  • Didier MATHUS,
  • Marie-Solange TISSIER,
  • Michel PINET,
  • Thomas GOSSET.

EDF representatives

  • Thomas PIQUEMAL,
  • Marc ESPALIEU,
  • Nicole VERDIER-NAVES,
  • Valérie LEVKOV.

Employee representatives

  • Wilfried DENOIZAY,
  • Jean-Louis DUGAY
  • Dominique LORET,
  • Christophe AIME.

Government Commissioner

  • Olivier DAVID

Secretary of the Supervisory Board

  • Alain FIQUET, deputee excutive director Legal and Controlling

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