He is the former Chairman & CEO of Veolia Africa and Veolia Middle East. He is currently the President of Medef’s Africa Committee, Vice-Chairman of the Medef Council of French-Saudi Business Leaders and Chairman of the Think Tank (Re)Sources. He has been a member on numerous boards of directors in more than 8 countries, including a listed company. Patrice has extensive expertise on infrastructure issues, from public-private partnerships (PPPs) to engineering, construction and transportation. He has successfully contributed to the international development of large French groups and developed strong negotiating skills in complex environments. He is a knight of the Legion of Honor.