Michel de Fabiani
Independent Director, Member of the Audit and Risks Committee, of the Compensation Committee and of the Governance, Appointment and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
Michel de Fabiani was the first Frenchman to become Vice President, in 2005 and again in 2009, of the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an institution founded in 1873 to promote and develop business and trade between France and the UK.
He is also a Member of the Board of BP France and EB Trans SA (Luxembourg) and member of the Supervisory Board of Vallourec . In addition, he is Chairman of the Board of the British Hertford Hospital Corporation, Vice-President of the OEuvre du perpétuel secours in Levallois (France) and Founding President of the Cercle économique Sully and the Association for the Promotion of Ecological Vehicles.
After joining the BP group in 1969, he held a number of positions in the nutrition, chemicals, finance and oil sectors in Milan, Paris and Brussels. In May 1995, Michel de Fabiani was named Chairman and CEO of BP France. In September 1997, he was appointed CEO of the BP/Mobil Joint Venture in Europe and in 1999, President, Europe of the BP group and Vice-President of Europia (European Oil Industry Association) in Brussels until 2004, when he left his executive position after 35 years with the BP group.
Michel de Fabiani graduated from École des hautes études commerciales de Paris.