VP Sustainability 1 XSR
A graduate in civil engineering, Cécile Texier has been Alstom’s Vice President of Sustainability & CSR since January 2018. She drives the company's Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility strategy and policies, Carbon roadmap, local communities investment program, extra-financial reporting activities, and dialog with stakeholders. Between 2018 and 2020, she also had a special mandate as Global Diversity Champion of the Company to support the deployment of Alstom Diversity & Inclusion programs. Cécile is a member of the Board of the Alstom Foundation and vice-chairman of the UITP Committee on Sustainable Development. She is also a member of EDHEC Business School International Advisory Board. Prior to her current role, Cécile was Sustainability & CSR Director for Alstom Transport then the Alstom group. She joined the Alstom group in 2005 as an Environment, Health and Safety Analyst. As head of the Energy and Carbon project, she defined objectives, developed the protocol for calculating emissions and managed company-wide emission reduction programmes. She had previous experience as Sustainable Development Manager for KPMG France from 2000 to 2005, leading assessments of environmental issues in the frame of merger and acquisition projects and verification of extra-financial data. She began her career in 1997 as an environmental management consultant within France's National Institute of the Industrial Environment and Risk (INERIS). In this role, she helped industrial clients achieve ISO 14001 certification, piloted training courses and conducted environmental audits involving a variety of organisations.