Florence Fontani

Vice President, Sustainability & Communications, Engie

Florence is Director Projects and Coordination for ENGIE Asia, Middle East, Africa and also Chief Sustainability & Communications Officer for GCC and Pakistan. With a Master’s Degrees in Finance from Paris IX Dauphine, Florence started her career in the financial sector and managed commercial teams before moving to the utilities sector in 1998, when she joined SUEZ. As a brand and commercial expert with an Advanced Studies degree in Communication & Marketing from CELSA and from HEC Paris, she very quickly moved to external communications to take the lead of the ENGIE Group Business & Marketing Communications & Group Audiovisual Communications.

In 2016, she took up the role of Executive Vice President Strategy, Communications, Sustainability, for ENGIE Middle east, South& Asia, Turkey at ENGIE’s regional HQ in Dubai.

Florence is a passionate advocate for women and sustainability issues in the global energy sector. She is a member of the board of French Business Group in Abu Dhabi, and the vice president of the French Club “Renewable Energies” in the Middle East. She has been nominated French Trade Advisor to the UAE. She was nominated in 2021, member of the board of Global Compact Network Saudi Arabia.