Board of Directors

On 20 February 2019, the Getlink SE's Board of Directors is a diverse and strongly committed Board:

  • Independent Directors: 77% (10 members)
  • Women: 46%
  • Non-French resident Directors: >46%
  • 1 senior independent Director
  • Diversity and complementarity of experience and skills in industry, management, economics, finance and science.

Activity of the Board of Directors in 2018:

  • 10 Board meetings with a 95% attendance rate.

The Committees of the Board of Directors met 28 times in total in 2018. As at 20 February 2019, the Board of Directors is organised into six committees with complementary expertise:

Committee Chairman/ChairwomanTotal number of membersNumber of meetings
in 2018
Audit CommitteColette Lewinner66*
Nominations CommitteePerrette Rey54
Remuneration CommitteeColette Neuville54
Corporate CommitteeTim Yeo92
Safety and Security CommitteeJean-Pierre Trotignon58
Economic Regulations Monitoring CommitteePatricia Hewitt53

*Plus a preparatory meeting.

As at 20 February 2019, the Board of Directors is composed of 15 members, including 2 staff representative Directors and 10 independant Directors in accordance with the criteria set out in the Afep/Medef Code:

Members of the Board of Getlink SE

  • Jacques Gounon - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  • Corinne Bach – Independent director
  • Bertrand Badré– Independent director
  • Giovanni Castellucci – Director
  • Elisabetta De Bernardi di Valserra – Director
  • Patricia Hewitt – Independent director
  • Peter Levene - Independent director
  • Colette Lewiner - Independent director
  • Colette Neuville – Independent director
  • Perrette Rey – Independent director
  • Jean-Pierre Trotignon – Independent director
  • Philippe Vasseur – Independent director
  • Tim Yeo – Independent director
  • Stéphane Sauvage – Staff representative director
  • Philippe Vanderbec – Staff representative director

Biographical details for members of the Board are detailed in the 2018 Registration Document for Getlink SE (p151 and seq).