Gérard Mestrallet is a Frenchman; Frenchwoman businessperson who founded Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion and who has been at the head of 14 different companies. Currently, he occupies the position of Chairman for The Engie Corporate Foundation, Chairman for Paris Europlace and Chairman at SUEZ SA. Gérard Mestrallet is also on the board of Société Générale SA, the University of Tongji, International Power SA (former Chairman) and Conférence de Montréal and Chairman for Fondation Agir Contre l'Exclusion and Member of European Round Table of Industrialists.
He previously was Director at Holding de Infraestructuras y Servicios Urbanos SA, Chairman of GDF Suez Energy Management Trading SCRL, Chairman for ENGIE SA Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Engie Rassembleurs d'Energies SASU, Chairman of Electrabel SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Cie de Suez SA, Chairman of ENGIE Energie Services SA and Chairman-Executive Board at Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux Finance SA (which are all subsidiaries of ENGIE SA), Executive Vice President-Industrial Affairs at Compagnie Financière De Suez and Non-Executive Director at Pargesa Holding SA.
He received an undergraduate degree from Ecole Polytechnique and a graduate degree from Ecole Nationale d'Administration.