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CEO Seminar: Elisabeth Borne

Régie autonome des transports parisiens (RATP)

CIRANO

Monday 15 May 2017
From 5PM To 7PM

Elisabeth Borne

 

Ms Elisabeth Borne, President and Chief Executive Officer of Régie autonome des transports parisiens (RATP), shared her challenges as CEO of a Parisian organization during a networking reception gathering researchers and business people.

Elisabeth Borne

Graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, Elisabeth Borne is a general engineer of bridges and roads. After holding various positions in the Ministry of Equipment and at the Directorate-General of Equipment for the Ile-de-France region, she was named technical adviser in charge of transport and then adviser in charge of urban planning, equipment, housing, transport and the city in the cabinet of the Prime Minister (1997-2002). Ms. Borne then went on to become the Chief Strategy Officer and member of the Executive Committee of SNCF, where she remained until 2007. Concession Manager at Eiffage (2007-2008), then General Manager of city planning for the city of Paris (2008-2013), she was then appointed Prefect of the Poitou-Charentes region (2013-2014). From 2014 to 2015, she was the chief of staff to the minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy. Since May 2015, Ms. Borne is CEO of RATP Group. Ms. Borne is also Vice-President of the Supervisory Council of Systra, the engineering subsidiary of RATP and SNCF.

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Louise Roy

Now an International Consultant and a Corporate Director, Louise Roy is Chair of the Board and Invited Fellow at CIRANO.

Louise Roy has held senior management positions in the fields of urban transportation, air transportation and the communications industry. She was CEO of the Société de transport de Montréal (1985-1992), Executive Vice-President for the Americas of Air France at its Paris headquarters (1994-1997), CEO of Telemedia Communications Inc. (1997-2000) and Executive Vice-President of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) (2000-2003).

Since September 2003, Ms. Roy has been a Visiting Fellow at CIRANO and, since 2012, she chairs the Board of Directors of this Centre for Applied Public Policy Research. She was Chancellor and Chair of the Board of the Université de Montréal from 2008 to 2018 and was appointed Chancellor Emeritus.

In the course of her career, she has also served as a director of Power Financial Corporation and Intact Financial Corporation, the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD), Provigo Inc. the Laurentian Bank of Canada, Videotron Ltd. and Domtar Corporation. She has chaired the Board of the Conseil des arts de Montréal, a cultural funding agency. Ms. Roy is currently a director of Montréal International, the Opéra de Montréal, the Fondation du Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) and Aéroport de Montréal.

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Program

16:45 - 17:15
Welcome
17:15 - 18:00
Presentation
Elisabeth Borne
18:00 - 18:30
Question Period
Elisabeth Borne, Louise Roy
18:30 - 19:00
Cocktail

Location


1130 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montréal, QC H3A 2M8, Canada