Philippe was once named 'Human Resources Manager of the year'. His career as HR Manager with international groups spans almost 40 years. He was the HR Manager at CEGELEC (Vinci Group) and played a key role in the transformation of the CHANTIERS NAVALS DE L'ATLANTIQUE (ALSTOM and AKER YARDS). He was previously the HR Manager at TRÉFIMÉTAUX, part of the KME Group. Philippe started his career at PECHINEY after graduating from Panthéon-Sorbonne University.