Mr. Philip OLIVIER
Vice-President for Europe
Philip Olivier holds Electromechanical and Nuclear Engineering Degrees as well as Management Degrees from the University of Gent and INSEAD in Fontainebleau. He has over 30 years of experience in the electricity and gas industry. The first twelve years of his career he spent working for Electrabel holding various positions in electricity and gas distribution operations. In 1995, he joined Tractebel Energy International, contributing to its expansion worldwide, predominantly in electricity and gas distribution and transportation. From 2002 to 2007, he held the position of Chief Business Developer at Suez Global LNG Ltd. In 2007, he was appointed to the position of President & CEO of SUEZ Global LNG. After the merger between Gaz de France and Suez (GDF SUEZ, then ENGIE), he became CEO of the “Global LNG” BU, the Business Unit responsible for the management of the ENGIE Group’s LNG shipping, supply and assets portfolio. With the acquisition of ENGIE’s LNG business by Total in July 2018, Philip OLIVIER was appointed Senior Vice-President and responsible of the new LNG entity within Total – combining Total and ex-ENGIE LNG assets, portfolios and teams – in charge of Total’s LNG marketing and trading, LNG fleet and portfolio management, LNG downstream markets development and shareholding in LNG infrastructure assets (liquefaction, regasification, LNG to power…). In December 2019, he was appointed Senior Representative Asia, Gas Division, GRP (Gas Renewables Power) and Country Chair for Japan.