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Mr Laurent Midrier

Vice President of Strategy and Innovation

Biography

Laurent is Vice-President in charge of Strategy and Innovation for the entire Bureau Veritas, which is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Created in 1828, BV has 66,000 employees in 1,400 offices and laboratories around the globe.

Laurent joined Bureau Veritas in 2008 and served in many roles in nuclear industry services and he was responsible for the strategy and performance of the industry business lines. He is currently in charge of Bureau Veritas mid term plan as well as building strategic partnerships and leads innovative projects in-house using artificial intelligence and digital technologies. Prior to his experience at Bureau Veritas, Laurent was a senior civil servant in charge of innovation & competitiveness policies (2005-2008) at the General Directorate of Enterprise, French Industry Ministry . He started his career in Toulouse’s region where he was in charge of the industry and environment inspection for the French Ministry of Environment (2001-2005).