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Elisabeth Borne

Minister of Environment and Transport, France

Elisabeth Borne, RATP President and CEO, appointed by decree by the French Council of Ministers on Wednesday 20 May 2015. Elizabeth Borne is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and a Ponts et Chaussées Inspector general. After serving in various positions in the French Equipment ministry and then in the Equipment regional directorate for the Paris region, Ms Borne was appointed technical advisor for transport and then advisor for urban development, equipment, housing, transport and the city in the office of the Prime minister (1997-2002). Ms Borne then served as strategy director and member of the executive committee at SNCF, a position she held until 2007. Ms Borne subsequently worked as concessions director at Eiffage (2007-2008) and then as director general for urban development for the City of Paris (2008-2013) before being appointed prefect of the Poitou-Charentes and Vienne region (2013-2014). Ms Borne has served as Chief of staff at the ministry for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy since 2014.