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The following is a brief summary of the business experience of our directors:

Our Board of Directors

Joseph Rinaldi

Joseph Rinaldi

Chairman of the Board. Chair of the Nomination and Governance Committee. Independent Director. Australian, American and Italian. 66 years old.

Joseph Rinaldi is the Managing Partner of Fennecourt Partners, an investment management and consulting firm. He is a retired partner in the international law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he advised companies, financial institutions and board of directors on corporate governance issues, public and private mergers and acquisitions, financing and capital markets transactions, corporate law and securities laws, with a particular focus on international and cross border matters. From 2002 to 2007, he was the senior partner in the Paris office of Davis Polk & Wardwell, after joining in 1984 and becoming a partner in 1990.

Mr. Rinaldi holds degrees in both economics and law from the University of Sydney as well as a master’s degree in law from the University of Virginia School of Law.

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Arnaud Pieton

Chief Executive Officer. Executive Director. French. 50 years old.

Arnaud Pieton is Chief Executive Officer of Technip Energies. Mr. Pieton served as President of TechnipFMC’s Subsea business segment from October 2018 to October 2020. From January 2017 to October 2018, Mr. Pieton served as Executive Vice President People & Culture of TechnipFMC. From January 2004 to January 2017, Mr. Pieton served in a number of leadership positions at Technip, including as President Asia Pacific Region covering subsea and onshore/offshore operations and other subsea assignments in Paris, Houston and Kuala Lumpur. Prior to joining Technip in 2004, he held several positions at Serimax, part of Vallourec Group.

Mr. Pieton holds a master’s degree in material science & welding from Polytech Nantes and attended executive education programs at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Arnaud Caudoux

Arnaud Caudoux

Independent Director. Member of the Audit Committee and Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee. French. 52 years old.

Arnaud Caudoux is currently Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Bpifrance, a French state-owned investment bank, in charge of the Finance, Risk Management, IT, and Guarantee business line. He was formerly Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Board of Bpifrance from 2013 to 2015. He also served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of OSEO from 2008 to 2012 and Managing Director of OSEO Garantie (formerly Sofaris) from 2004 to 2008. From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Caudoux was Chief Credit Risk and IT Officer of Sofaris. Mr. Caudoux began his career in 1997 at Accenture as a consultant before joining A.T. Kearney in 2001.

Mr. Caudoux graduated from École Polytechnique and holds a degree in economics from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.

Colette Cohen

Colette Cohen

Independent Director. Chair of the Sustainability Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee. British and Irish. 55 years old.

Colette Cohen is the Chief Executive Officer for the Net-Zero Technology Centre, an organization committed to the development and deployment of technology to accelerate the transition to an affordable net-zero future. She has worked in the industry for over 25 years, having held senior positions within industry leaders such as BP, ConocoPhillips and Centrica E&P, both in the UK and internationally. Ms. Cohen is a Commissioner for the Just Transition Commission for Scotland and a member of the Technology Leadership Board for the UK Government.

Ms. Cohen is an ambassador for Powerful Women.

Ms. Cohen holds a degree in Pure & Applied Chemistry from Queen’s University Belfast, as well as a master’s in project management & economics from CERAM (France) and an honorary PhD from Aberdeen University.

In 2020, Ms. Cohen was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the Oil and Gas Industry.

Stephanie Cox

Stephanie Cox

Independent Director. Member of the Sustainability Committee. American. 54 years old.

Stephanie Cox served as the Executive President, Operations Business Unit for Wood plc, in Houston, Texas from 2020 to 2022 and as CEO Asset Solutions – Americas, from 2019 to 2020.

Prior to that she held multiple leadership roles with Schlumberger from 1991 to 2019, including most recently President, North America Land Drilling from 2018 to 2019, Chief Human Resources Officer in Houston, TX, from 2017 to 2018 and in Paris, France, from 2014 to 2016. She was also President, North America from 2016 to 2017, and President, Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 2014 to 2016.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University in Supply Chain, Materials Logistics Management. She is also a Certified Corporate Director by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

Marie-Ange Debon

Marie-Ange Debon

Independent Director. Chair of the Audit Committee. French. 58 years old.

Marie-Ange Debon has acted as Chairwoman of the Keolis Group Executive Board since August 2020. Prior to joining Keolis, Ms. Debon was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Suez Group, a global water and waste company she joined in 2008. She held various positions at Suez: CEO for France (from 2018 to 2020), CEO for international (from 2013 to 2018) and General Secretary (from 2008 to 2013). From 1998 to 2008, Ms. Debon served as General Secretary of Thomson (now Technicolor), and, prior to that, served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Thomson, Ms. Debon served in various positions in both the public and private sectors, including as Senior Executive Vice President of television broadcaster France 3 from 1994 to 1998 and as Magistrate to the French Audit Court (Cour des Comptes) from 1990 to 1994. She has been Vice President of MEDEF International (Mouvement des entreprises de France), an international branch of the French Business association, since 2016. She was a member of the AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers) from 2008 to 2014.

Ms. Debon holds a master’s degree in business from HEC Paris and a master’s degree in economics and public administration from École Nationale d’Administration.

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Simon Eyers

Independent Director. Member of the Audit Committee and Member of the Sustainability Committee. British. 59 years old.

Simon Eyers is a Senior Advisor to Next Energy Capital, a leading European investor in renewable energy. Until January 2022, Mr. Eyers served as Chairman of Evrythng, a leading provider of cloud-based traceability data services to the consumer products industry, and as a Director of Trident Energy. Mr. Eyers served as Managing Director of Warburg Pincus International from 2012 to 2018 focusing on energy investments, and as a Senior Advisor until the end of 2020 upon retirement from his full-time role. He was a founding partner of 4D Global Energy Advisors, a private equity firm based in Paris specializing in the energy sector, serving from 2002 to 2012. Mr. Eyers previously held executive leadership roles in various technology ventures prior to which he worked for 13 years in energy investment banking.

Mr. Eyers holds a BSc. in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Edinburgh.

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Alison Goligher

Independent Director. Chair of the Compensation Committee, Member of the Sustainability Committee and Member of the Nomination and Governance Committee. British and Irish. 58 years old.

Alison Goligher is the Executive Chair of Silixa, a private equity-backed Distributed Fibre Optic company working in the energy sector, a role she has held since 2016. From 2006 to 2015, Ms. Goligher held various executive leadership roles at Royal Dutch Shell, most recently serving as Executive Vice President Unconventionals, Upstream International in The Netherlands. Ms. Goligher began her career at Schlumberger as a wireline field engineer. She spent 17 years at Schlumberger working internationally, and progressing into more senior, global leadership positions in operations and technology, eventually becoming its Vice President of Production Management, Integrated Project Management.

Ms. Goligher graduated from Edinburgh University with BSc. in mathematical physics and also holds a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Heriot-Watt University.

In 2005, Ms. Goligher was recognized as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the Oil and Gas Industry.

Nello Uccelletti

Nello Uccelletti

Non-independent Director. Member of the Compensation Committee. Italian. 70 years old.

Nello Uccelletti is currently serving as advisor to the Chairman of Consolidated Contractors S.A.L. He previously served as President and Advisor to TechnipFMC’s Chief Executive Officer from November 2019 to February 2020. From 2014 until 2019, Mr. Uccelletti served as President of TechnipFMC’s Onshore/Offshore business after previously serving as Senior Vice President of Onshore. Mr. Uccelletti originally joined Technip in 1978 and has spent his entire career with Technip and its affiliates serving in a variety of leadership positions, including as Chief Executive Officer of Technip Italy and Region B Senior Vice President and as the head of Technip Italy’s Engineering Department, Middle East Business and Projects units, and business development team.

Mr. Uccelletti was the Chairman of ANIMP (Associazione Nazionale di Impiantistica Industriale) from 2011 to 2015.

Mr. Uccelletti holds a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Naples.

Francesco Venturini

Francesco Venturini

Independent Director. Member of the Audit Committee. Italian and American. 55 years old.

Francesco Venturini is the Head of Enel X Global Retail, the new global business line that consolidates all the customers of the Enel Group and the related portfolios of products and services under one single umbrella. From 2017 to 2021, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Enel X, the global business line of the Enel Group.

Mr. Venturini held various positions at the Enel Group. He served as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager for Enel Green Power (from 2014 to 2017), after having served as its Head of North American Area (from 2011 to 2014) and Head of Finance (from 2009 to 2011). He also served as Head of Sales Administration within Enel’s Distribution and Market Division after having served as its Head of Internal Audit.

Mr. Venturini was initially appointed as Head of Administration and Management Control at Enel S.p.A. in 1998. Prior to joining Enel, Mr. Venturini served as Chief Financial Officer for several companies of the Elsag Bailey Process Automation and Hartmann & Braun Group, a former Finmeccanica (Leonardo) group company.

Mr. Venturini graduated cum laude in economics from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1992 and was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. He is a London Business School alumnus and holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan Business School.