Mr Xavier Ursat

VICE PRESIDENT, EDF GROUP France

Mr. Xavier Ursat has been Group Senior Executive Vice President of New Nuclear Projects and Engineering at Electricité de France S.A. since March 2015. Mr. Ursat joined EDF in 1991 and held various positions in the hydraulic engineering department until 2002. He was, inter alia, the Construction Manager of EDF's hydraulic engineering centres and contributed to international projects, in particular in South America

. From 2002 to 2005, he was a Special Advisor to EDF's Executive Vice President in charge of Production and Engineering. From 2005 to 2007, he served as an Assistant Director of the Alps Production Unit in Grenoble and from 2007 to 2010, Director of the Southwest Production Unit in Toulouse. From 2010 to 2014, he was successively Deputy Director and Director of the Hydraulic Production and Engineering Division.

He serves as a Director of ONEMA (Office National de l'Eau et des Milieux Aquatiques), EDF Energies Nouvelles and EDF Norte Fluminense. He is also a Member of the National Water Committee and the World Water Council's Board of Governors. He is a member of the Supervisory and Steering Board of Framatome. He is also Vice-Chairman of the SFEN. Mr. Ursat is a Graduate of the École Polytechnique and of Télécom Paris.