Senior Vice President Middle East & North Africa
Laurent Vivier is Senior Vice President Middle East and North Africa in the Exploration & Production Division of TotalEnergies and is a member of the Exploration & Production Management Committee. This appointment took effect on January 1st, 2021.
Laurent Vivier began his career within TotalEnergies in 1996 in the company's Trading activity. Responsible for trading activities in LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) and then in natural gas for Europe and North America, he held positions in Paris, Geneva, London and Houston.
He returned to France in 2011, he was appointed Vice President Strategic Planning for Gas & Power.
Four years later, he was appointed Senior Vice President Gas of TotalEnergies. In this capacity, he accompanied TotalEnergies growth in LNG (liquefied natural gas) and the creation of the Gas, Renewables & Power (GRP) division.
Since January 1, 2021, Laurent Vivier has been Senior Vice President Middle East in the Exploration & Production branch. In this region, where the TotalEnergies company came into existence nearly a century ago. The challenge for the branch and its SVP is twofold: to ensure the historical continuity of its Exploration & Production activities and to support TotalEnergies climate ambition and the energy transition of the countries in the area.
Laurent Vivier was born in 1970 and graduated at the EDHEC School of business. He obtained a MSc at the London School of Economics & Political Science.