Board of Directors

Mireille FAUGÈRE

Independent Director

  • Ethics, Quality et CSR Committee member

A graduate of HEC Paris business school, Mireille Faugère joined SNCF, the French national railway company, in 1979. During her career there, she headed up development of the Mediterranean TGV network and, on being appointed Director of Montparnasse station in 1991, she became the first woman at SNCF to attain this level of operational responsibility. In 2000, she launched the website and was named Managing Director of SNCF’s high-speed rail operations. She became Chair of in 2003, where she developed international partnerships and equity investments in non-French high-speed rail companies.

Mireille Faugère then worked as Managing Director for the Public Hospitals of Paris from 2010 to 2013. Her work there included supporting and developing the university hospital’s research initiatives as well as its national and international influence.

She was a senior advisor at the French audit office (Cour des comptes) from 2014 to 2022, where she successively chaired the Justice and Defence sections of the fourth chamber.

At the same time, Mireille Faugère was a Director of Essilor International and EDF, where she chaired the Ethics Committee from 2009 to 2014. She was also appointed Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Atout France, a French tourism special interest group, from 2014 to 2021.

Mireille Faugère is currently the French Chair of the African public health NGO, AMREF. She is also a member of the French State’s shareholdings and transfers commission (CPT) and of the Ethics Committee of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (ESEC).

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