Anne-Marie Idrac


Chairwoman of France Logistique

Anne-Marie Idrac graduated from Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (IEP) and École Nationale d’Administration (Simone Weil intake, 1974). She began her career as a senior civil servant serving in a number of posts at the French Ministry of Infrastructure in the fields of the environment, housing, urban development and transport. She was director general at the Public Development Agency (EPA) of Cergy-Pontoise from 1990 to 1993, and director of land transportation from 1993 to 1995. She has also held political functions: Secretary of State for Transport from 1995 to 1997, then Member of Parliament for a constituency in the Yvelines from 1997 to 2002, Councillor for the Paris region from 1998 to 2002, and junior minister for foreign trade from 2008 to 2010. In addition, she has held significant responsibilities in major transport companies: she was Chair and CEO of the RATP (Paris public transport authority) from 2002 to 2006, before becoming the first woman to head the SNCF (French state railways) where she was Chair and CEO from 2006 to 2008. From 2015 to August 2018, she was Chairwoman of the supervisory board of the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport concession company. In 2017, she was appointed High Representative for the French government strategy on driverless vehicles. In December 2019, she was appointed Chairwoman of France Logistique.