Philippe has amassed experience across a range of industry sectors. He was most recently with FTSE 100 global medical technology company Smith & Nephew plc, where he was Group CIO. Before that, Philippe was Group CIO at the specialist insurer Beazley Group plc. He began his career in the automotive sector, taking various positions in the Renault Group, including Regional CIO for South America, where he was based in Curitiba, Brazil. Philippe then moved to the UK to become Information Officer in charge of sales and marketing systems for General Motors Europe.
In his current role, Philippe is accountable for the IT services provided to the global network of independent associated companies.
He was educated in France and holds an engineering degree from École Centrale de Paris and a PhD in technology from Université Paris VI, France. Philippe is married with four children and is fluent in four languages.