Jean-Louis career spans over 40 years at Airbus, the French aeroplane company, where he held several executive positions. As a fresh Phd in Physics, he directed a research facility. He then went on to vice-chair the European Committee of Cassidian (a division of Airbus), where he also lead Purchasing. Jean-Louis helped SNCF (French high-speed train company) integrate human factors into its managerial culture over the course of an extraordinary assignment. He holds a degree in Purchasing (HEC Paris), and a certification in Quality Management Systems (IRCA).
A wine-tasting expert, Jean-Louis also loves diving.