M. Gérard Wolf

Président de la Task Force Ville Durable/Président

MEDEF International/Brics Access, France

Gérard WOLF, 61 years old, was born in Geneva. Agronomy engineer (INA Paris), he then graduated
at the Institute of Political Studies, Paris (Sciences Po).

He is the Chairman of a French company, BRICS ACCESS, promoting partnerships between European
companies and their counterparts in the Emerging countries. He is also Vice President of the Africa
Committee of MEDEF International, the French Business Council.

As a Senior Executive Businessman, he is member of the International Council of the Global
Leadership Foundation, London, chaired by FW de Klerk, Peace Nobel Price.

Within EDF, the world biggest Energy Company, between October 1998 and October 2013, he took
up several roles: Advisor to the Chairman till March 2001, and then Vice President in charge of the
Group Coordination (2001-2002), Group Business Lines (2003-2004), Group Development and Major
Projects (2004-2005). Between 2006 and 2013, he was Senior Executive Vice President, in charge of
International Operations and Development. He was a member of the EDF Group Executive
Committee.

From 1996 to 1998, Gérard Wolf joined the Home Affairs Ministry, in charge of the Emergency
Services and Crisis Management.

Previously, between 1986 and 1996, he was State’s Representative (‘Corps Préfectoral’) in several
French Departments, as well as advisor to the Foreign Minister (1988-1990) in charge of relationships
with the industries.

He is married and has a 28 years old daughter. Gérard Wolf can speak five languages and he is
responsible of several sport associations.

 

M. Gérard Wolf

Président de la Task Force Ville Durable/Président

MEDEF International/Brics Access, France

Gérard WOLF, 61 years old, was born in Geneva. Agronomy engineer (INA Paris), he then graduated
at the Institute of Political Studies, Paris (Sciences Po).

He is the Chairman of a French company, BRICS ACCESS, promoting partnerships between European
companies and their counterparts in the Emerging countries. He is also Vice President of the Africa
Committee of MEDEF International, the French Business Council.

As a Senior Executive Businessman, he is member of the International Council of the Global
Leadership Foundation, London, chaired by FW de Klerk, Peace Nobel Price.

Within EDF, the world biggest Energy Company, between October 1998 and October 2013, he took
up several roles: Advisor to the Chairman till March 2001, and then Vice President in charge of the
Group Coordination (2001-2002), Group Business Lines (2003-2004), Group Development and Major
Projects (2004-2005). Between 2006 and 2013, he was Senior Executive Vice President, in charge of
International Operations and Development. He was a member of the EDF Group Executive
Committee.

From 1996 to 1998, Gérard Wolf joined the Home Affairs Ministry, in charge of the Emergency
Services and Crisis Management.

Previously, between 1986 and 1996, he was State’s Representative (‘Corps Préfectoral’) in several
French Departments, as well as advisor to the Foreign Minister (1988-1990) in charge of relationships
with the industries.

He is married and has a 28 years old daughter. Gérard Wolf can speak five languages and he is
responsible of several sport associations.