A Graduate of Ecole Nationale d’Administration, Pierre Mongin was born on 9 March 1954.
Pierre Mongin began his career in 1980, holding various positions in the French prefectoral corps. In 1987, he was appointed Head of Cabinet to Yves Galland, the Minister of Local Authorities.
In 1993, he was appointed Chief of Staff to the French Prime Minister Edouard Balladur.
From 1995 to 2004, he successively served as Prefect of Eure et Loire (1995-1999), Vaucluse (1999-2002) and the Auvergne region and Puy-de-Dôme (2002-2004).
In 2004, he was named Head of Cabinet to Interior Minister Dominique de Villepin, who kept him as his Head of Cabinet (2005-2006) when he became Prime Minister.
From 2006 to April 2015, Mr Mongin was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP).
In May 2015, Mr Mongin was appointed Executive Vice President of ENGIE before taking the position of General Secretary in July 2015. ENGIE is a global energy player and an expert operator in the three businesses of electricity, natural gas and energy services. It posted revenue of €74.7 billion in 2014 and has nearly 153,000 employees worldwide.