Edouard de Pirey, aged 47, began his career as a civil servant as the Director of Industry, Mines and Energy for New Caledonia in 2003. In 2006 he joined the Budget Department of the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry as Deputy Head of the Energy, Shareholdings, Industry and Innovation office. In 2007 he joined the Ministry of Higher Education and Research as an advisor to the Minister.
Edouard de Pirey joined Valeo in 2009 as Group Vice President Corporate Planning & Strategy. In 2012 he was nominated President of Valeo China. In 2018 he returned to France as Product Group VP Powertrain Electrification Systems, a post he held until 2021 when he was appointed Valeo LiDAR CEO.
Edouard de Pirey graduated in Mathematics from the prestigious Ecole Normale supérieure (Ulm), before qualifying as an engineer at the Ecole Nationale supérieure des Mines de Paris.
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