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Anne-Marie Idrac

Anne-Marie Idrac

Independent Director
Chairwoman of the Ethics, CSR and Patronage Committee and member of the Accounts Committee
Chair of the supervisory board of Toulouse-Blagnac Airport
Date of birth: 26/07/1951

Education and career

Anne-Marie Idrac graduated from Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (IEP) and École Nationale d’Administration (Simone Weil intake, 1974). She began her career as a senior civil servant serving in a number of posts at the French Ministry of Infrastructure in the fields of the environment, housing, urban development and transport. She was director general at the Public Development Agency (EPA) of Cergy-Pontoise from 1990 to 1993, and director of land transportation from 1993 to 1995. She has also held political functions: Secretary of State for Transport from 1995 to 1997, then Member of Parliament for a constituency in the Yvelines from 1997 to 2002, Councillor for the Paris region from 1998 to 2002, and junior minister for foreign trade from 2008 to 2010. In addition, she has held significant responsibilities in major transport companies: she was Chair and CEO of the RATP (Paris public transport authority) from 2002 to 2006, before becoming the first woman to head the SNCF (French state railways) where she was Chair and CEO from 2006 to 2008. She was also the first woman to become Vice-Chair of Union Internationale des Chemins de fer (UIC – International Railway Union). In 2017, she was appointed High Representative for the development of driverless vehicles.

  • First appointment to the Bouygues Board of Directors: 26 April 2012
  • Expiry of current term of office: 2018
  • Number of shares in the company: 500 (at 31/12/2017)

Principal positions outside Bouygues SA

Chair of the supervisory board of Toulouse-Blagnac Airport.

Other positions and functions outside the Group

Director of Total, Saint-Gobain and Air France-KLM; Senior Advisor to Suez and to Sia Partners.