TMS2021 All-Conference Plenary

The TMS2021 All-Conference Plenary session offers an opportunity for all annual meeting attendees to come together for a shared presentation of common interest.

Featured Speaker:

Anne Lauvergeon
Founder/CEO of ALP; Chair, École des Mines de Nancy; former CEO of Areva S.A.

About the Presenter:

Anne Lauvergeon is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the French National School of Mining Engineering. She holds an advanced degree in Physics & Chemistry. Lauvergeon is Founder and CEO of A.L.P, an advisory and investment company, since 2011. Since 2014, she has been Chairman of the Board of Sigfox, the world leading Internet of Things (IoT) operator. Since 2018, she has been Chairman of the Board of IB2, and she was appointed Co-Chairman of the Innovation Committee of the MEDEF (Mouvement des Entreprises de France). From 2013 to 2018, she was Chairman of Innovation 2030 National Committee. From July 2001 to June 2011, after its creation, she was Chief Executive Officer of AREVA. From June 1999 to June 2011, she was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of COGEMA (now AREVA NC).

In March 1997, she joined Alcatel Telecom as Senior Executive Vice President and was appointed Member of the Executive Committee in July 1998. She was in charge of the international network and the Group's interests in energy, defense, transportation and nuclear fields. In 1995, she became Managing Director and Partner of Lazard Frères (New York, Paris).

From 1990 to 1995, she worked for the French President’s office, in charge of international economy and foreign trade missions and was the Deputy Chief of Staff in 1991. At the same time, she became Personal Representative to the French President, in charge of the G7/G8 Summits.

In 1984, she directed the European nuclear safety studies applied to the chemical industry for CEA (Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, the public technological research organization in France). From 1985 to 1988, she supervised the underground activities in and around Paris and was appointed, in 1988, Deputy Director of the General Mining Council. She started her professional career in 1983, in the iron and steel industry (Usinor).