SNCF – Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board - SNCF

Patrick Jeantet’s career began in 1986 when he entered the Bouygues Group as works director for major sites in both France and abroad (Channel Tunnel, Pacific Place in Hong Kong, etc.). In 1993, he moved to the Vinci Group to head the branches of its SOGEA subsidiary in eastern and southern Africa specialising in infrastructure projects, where he was instrumental in boosting the company’s international development.

In 1997, he was recruited by US Engineering Corporation Bechtel to develop and run the water and wastewater disposal concessions of its International Water subsidiary.
Appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Manila Water Company (Philippines), he was subsequently named Chief Operating Officer of International Water in 2000.

In 2005, he joined Keolis, first as Deputy CEO and then as Executive Director with responsibility for International Affairs. In this capacity, he was tasked with developing and overseeing Group railway concessions in the UK and Germany.
In 2011, he was appointed Deputy CEO at Keolis France.

At the end of 2013, he took up the position of Deputy CEO at ADP (Paris Airports Group), where he was involved in drawing up the regulatory agreement and ensuring its implementation under the Connect 2020 strategic plan. He was directly responsible for preparing and enforcing the investment programme and supervising the engineering division.

Patrick Jeantet (56) is a graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.


SNCF serves 10 million passengers every day around the world.

A leader in the European high-speed rail industry, SNCF also offers a broad range of mobility services, delivering seamless door-to-door solutions for transport and logistics operators, passengers, and regional and local governments.

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