Bernard Clement has been Senior Vice President Business & Operations of the New Energies Division of Total since 2012. Prior to that he had most recently served as Total’s Senior Vice President in charge of gas infrastructures, technology and R&D at the Gas and Power Division. During his more than 30 years with the French energy company, Bernard also held several leadership roles with regional responsibilities in the African, Asian, & Middle East markets.

Bernard studied at the Ecole Polytechnique of Paris and graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs with a specialty in geophysics. He is also a Director on the Board of global solar innovator, SunPower.