Bilateral & Institutional Relations
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Christian Saurat is a graduate from Paris 13 University.
He begins his career as a designer at EDF’s CERT, the Division in charge of transmission lines studies, in 1982. He contributes to strengthening and finalizing the interconnection network with Great Britain (IFA 2000), Italy and South-Eastern France.
He joins EDF International Division in 1990 where he is in charge of relations between EDF and international finance organizations such as the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. In 2002, je joins EDF Communications Division to develop EDF’s brand image at trade and consumer shows & events in France and abroad. From 2005, he coordinates the various Divisions of the EDF Group at large international events as well as multi-partner French pavilions with AREVA, CEA, IRSN, etc. In 2013, he is appointed Executive Director of AIFEN – the French Nuclear Industry Export Association – and participates in the set-up of the World Nuclear Exhibition as Secretary General of the expo. On this occasion, he creates the “Nuclear Expertise from France” label to showcase the French excellence in the nuclear field.
Since May 2016, Christian Saurat is in charge of Bilateral & Institutional Relations at I2EN.