Patrick GANDIL

Director – proposed by the French State
Member of the Innovation and Technology Committee
Patrick Gandil
Patrick Gandil

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 in several different posts.

From 1995 to 1997, he served as Deputy Director of the Office for the French Minister 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).

Subsequently, from 1999 to 2003, he worked at the French Ministry for Public Works, Housing, Transportation and Tourism as Director of Road Services.

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 Minister.

He has been Director General of Civil Aviation at the French Ministry for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Land-Use Planning since 2007.


Current offices

  • Safran :
    • Director proposed by the French State: Safran
  • Non-Group :
    • Government commissioner: Aéroports de Paris (1)

(1) Listed company

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