Ms. Lauvergeon is Chairman and CEO of A.L.P. a private French advisory company and, since 2014, has been Chairman of Sigfox, a French start-up that operates a cellular network dedicated exclusively to small messages. She is a former Partner and Managing Director of Efficiency Capital, an advisory firm dedicated to funding technology and natural resources investments, where she served from 2012 to April 2014; former CEO of AREVA Group, the leading French energy company, where she served from July 2001 to June 2011; and former Chairman and CEO of AREVA NC (formerly Cogema) where she served from June 1999 to June 2011. Ms. Lauvergeon started her professional career in 1983 in the steel industry and in 1990 she was named Advisor for Economic International Affairs to the French Presidency and Deputy Chief of Staff in 1991. In 1995 she became a Partner of Lazard Freres & Cie, subsequently joining Alcatel Telecom as Senior Executive Vice President in 1997. Ms. Lauvergeon has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact Board, an executive committee member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and involved in various not for profit organizations in France. She has been the Chair of the Innovation 2030 Commission, launched by the President of France to stimulate innovation in France since 2013.