Graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, and chief engineer of the Corps des Mines engineering school, Julien Pouget held various positions in the French administration (2001 – 2008), for the Ministry of Industry and the Ministry for Finance and Economy, at the French State Shareholding Agency. He joined Alstom Power in October 2008 as Project Director on a part of the Flamanville 3 EPR project, before taking the lead of the Engineering of the heat exchangers product line. In 2011, he was appointed Vice President and General Manager in charge of the nuclear activity in Asia, based in Wuhan, China, and later became Vice President of the heat exchangers product line, based in France, Switzerland and China. In October 2014, he was appointed senior advisor to French President François Hollande. In this capacity, he was initially in charge of Industry, then Industry and Digital, and finally Economy, Industry and Digital. Here, his primary responsibility was the recovery of the nuclear industry. Julien Pouget joined Total on October 1st, 2016. He has been Senior VP Renewables since January 1st, 2017.