Helman le Pas de Sécheval, General Counsel

Helman le Pas de Sécheval, born in 1966, is a graduate of École normale supérieure with a PhD in Physical Sciences and an engineering degree from École des Mines. He began his career in 1991 as a project manager in the financial engineering department of Banexi. From 1993 to 1997, he was deputy inspector-general of the underground quarries of Paris. In July 1997, he was appointed deputy to the head of the Corporate Finance Department of the COB (the French securities regulator), becoming head of this department in 1998. From November 2001 to December 2009, Helman le Pas de Sécheval was Group Chief Financial Officer of Groupama and from January 2010 to December 2011, he held the position of CEO of Groupama Centre-Atlantique.

In September 2012, he was appointed Corporate Secretary of Veolia, he also serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors. He is a member of the Executive Committee and the Management Committee.

Since February 2015, he has been a member of the college of the Autorité des marchés financiers and, since May 2018, a member of the board of directors of the French Institute of Directors.