Yves-Thibault de Silguy
Yves-Thibault de Silguy (born 22 July 1948, Rennes, France) was a European Commissioner responsible for economic, monetary and financial affairs. In 1999 he left the Commission and in January 2001 became a member of the Executive Board of Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux, of which he was Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2002, he then became SUEZ's Senior Executive Vice-President. He is now Chairman of VINCI, a French construction company.
de Silguy has a degree in law from the University of Rennes, a Master’s degree in public law, and is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, public service section, and of the École Nationale d’Administration.
- French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1976-1981)
- European Commission, Adviser then Deputy head of cabinet to Vice President François-Xavier Ortoli, responsible for economic and monetary affairs (1981-1985)
- French Embassy in Washington, Counsellor on economic affairs (1985-1986)
- Prime Minister Jacques Chirac's Office, European affairs and international economic and financial affairs (1986-1988)
- International Affairs Department, Director (1988-1993)
- Usinor Sacilor Group, Director for International Affairs
- Prime Minister Edouard Balladur's Office, Counsellor for European affairs and Deputy Sherpa (preparation of G7 summits) (1993-1995)
- Interdepartmental Committee for Questions of Economic Cooperation in Europe, Secretary-General (1993-1995)
- European Commission, Commissioner for economic, monetary and Financial Affairs (1995-1999)
- Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux, Member of Executive Board (January 2000 - May 2001)
- SUEZ, Senior Executive Vice President, in charge of International Affairs, Corporate Relations and European affairs and France sales Department (May 2001 - June 2006)
- VINCI, Chairman (June 2006-present)
- European Investment Bank, Yves-Thibault de Silguy, accessed 17 March 2010.
- VINCI, Yves-Thibault de Silguy, accessed 17 March 2010.