Christophe graduated from one of the top French High Schools in 1985. Prior to joining the Veolia group in 1990 Christophe has been working for the French Nuclear Agency on Deep Geological Storage of nuclear waste and as consultant for KPMG for 4 years, involved in business organisation and management accounting for blue chip companies. Since he joined the Group, Christophe has been involved in the development of the Group in France and abroad. Since 1996 he has been in charge of the PPP-PFI market development in the UK; he was in charge of securing major contracts on behalf Veolia in the UK: Sheffield PPP, East Sussex, City of Westminster, Nottingham, Shropshire, West Berkshire, LB Southwark, Staffordshire, Hertfordshire and Leeds. He has been leading through the acquisition of Biffa Belgium, the Simpro Group and Boomeco in 2015. He is currently Corporate Development Director of Veolia UK and Ireland and a member of the Executive Committee. He is also a Trustee of the Veolia pension fund.