Virginie joined Arcadis in 2020 and was inspired by the many innovative projects the company supports to create a tangible, positive impact on the world. In her role as Chief Financial Officer, Virginie is tasked with ensuring the company’s financial stability and growth and leads on investor relations and M&A Strategy.
Virginie started her career in 1997 as an external auditor and spent more than ten years at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young (now EY), before joining the French television broadcaster Canal+ as Compliance Officer for Accounting Standards. Virginie held several finance positions at Technip, and then TechnipFMC, where she became Group Deputy Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Directly before joining Arcadis, she was the Chief Financial Officer of the publicly listed company Gemalto and led the defence process of that group in 2017, which resulted in the acquisition of Gemalto by the Thales Group.
Outside of Arcadis, Virginie is a Non-executive Independent Director, Audit Committee Chairperson and Member of the Strategic Committee of EliorGroup, representing Fonds Strategique de Participations.
Virginie has a master’s degree in finance and management from Toulouse Business School, France.