Isabelle Kocher

49 years old


Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE

Director and member of the Strategy Committee of SUEZ

Date of first appointment: February 7, 2012 

Start date of current term: May 12, 2015

Term expiration: General Shareholders’ Meeting which approves the financial statements for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018

Other offices and positions held (outside the Group): 

Director of Axa, ENGIE, ENGIE Energie Services and International Power Plc


Isabelle Kocher, born December 9, 1966, was co-opted as a Director by the Board of Directors on February 7, 2012 (appointment ratified by the Shareholders’ Meeting of May 24, 2012). She is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS-Ulm) and a member of Corps des Mines. In 1997 she was appointed Budget Officer for Telecommunications and Defense at the Ministry of the Economy. She was industrial affairs advisor to the Prime Minister’s Office between 1999 and 2002. In 2002, she joined the SUEZ Group, where she held various positions (from 2002 to 2005 in the Strategy and Development Department; from 2005 to 2007 as Director of Performance and Organization; from 2007 to 2008 as Chief Operating Officer of Lyonnaise des Eaux; from 2009 to October 2011, as Chief Executive Officer of Lyonnaise des Eaux, in charge of water development in Europe). From October 2011 to November 2014, she was Deputy CEO and CFO of ENGIE then, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of ENGIE. Since May 3, 2016, Isabelle Kocher has been Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE.