Expertise and experience
Born in 1956, Patrick Gandil holds an engineering degree from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and is a graduate of École Polytechnique.
He started his career in 1979 at the French Ministry for Public Works, where he worked for 15 years taking on a variety of responsibilities.
From 1995 to 1997, he served as Deputy Director of the Office for the Minster of Civil Service, State Reform and Decentralization.
From 1997 to 1999, he was the Head of the Department responsible for airbases at the Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGAC).
Then from 1999 to 2003, he joined the French Ministry for Public Works, Housing, Transportation and Tourism as Director of Road Service.
In 2003, he became the Director of the Office of the Minister for Public Works, Housing, Transportation, Tourism and the Sea, then Secretary-General of this ministry in 2005, as well as Advisor to the Minster.
He has been Director General of Civil Aviation at the Ministry for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Land-Use Planning since 2007.
- Safran :
- Director proposed by the French State: Safran, since April 2015
- Non-Group :
- Director representing the French State: Société de Gestion de Participations Aéronautiques (Sogepa), since March 2013; Paris Air and Space Museum (Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace)
- Government commissioner: Aéroports de Paris (1)
(1) Listed company