Florence Verzelen

Permanent Representative of SOGEPA

Permanent Representative of SOGEPA / Member of the Asia Business Development Committee / Member of the Finance and Audit Committee

After graduating from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines, Florence Verzelen joined the Project Finance department of Société Générale Investment Banking in New York. She then moved to the European Commission, working in the Directorate General for Trade and then the Directorate General for Competition, before joining the staff of the junior minister for European Affairs, in charge of industrial and trade matters. Florence Verzelen joined the GDF Suez Group in 2008. She was responsible for mergers and acquisitions from 2008 to 2010, and then headed the subsidiary in Qatar from 2010 to 2013. Since March 2013, she has been Procurement Performance Plan Director and Deputy Procurement Director.