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Colette Lewiner

Colette Lewiner

Independent Director
Chairwoman of the Selection and Remuneration Committee
Advisor to the Chairman of Capgemini
Date of birth: 17/09/1945

Education and career

Colette Lewiner is a graduate of École Normale Supérieure and holds the prestigious rank of “agrégée” teacher in physics, as well as a PhD in science. She began her career in research and teaching at Université de Paris VII. She joined EDF in 1979, where she worked in the Research and Development department, before taking charge of fuel oil and uranium purchases. In 1987, she was appointed head of the fuel procurement department. In 1989, she created the development and commercial strategy division and was the first woman to be appointed Senior Vice President at EDF. In 1992, she was appointed Chairwoman and CEO of SGN-Réseau Eurisys, Cogema’s engineering subsidiary. In 1998, she joined Capgemini, where she headed the Global Energy, Utilities and Chemicals sector, before becoming Advisor to the Chairman on matters regarding energy and utilities. Between 2010 and 2015, she was non-executive Chairwoman of TDF. From 2008 to 2012, she was a member of the European Union Advisory Group on Energy. Since 2013, she has been a member of the Conseil de la Recherche (CSR), a high-level committee charged with advising the French government on research and innovation strategy.

  • First appointment to the Bouygues Board of Directors: 29 April 2010
  • Expiry of current term of office: 2019
  • Number of shares in the company: 12,685 (at 31/12/2017)

Principal positions outside Bouygues SA

Advisor to the Chairman of Capgemini on matters regarding energy and utilities.

Other positions and functions in the Group

Director of Colas.

Other positions and functions outside the Group

Director of Nexans, Eurotunnel, EDF and Ingenico.