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Dominique Gatel


Director for Institutional Relations-Water,
Veolia, France


2013 - Current: VEOLIA Innovation & Markets Department
                          Vice President, Emerging Markets
 - Relationships with key global institutions: World Health Organization, Food & Agriculture Organization, World Bank etc.
 - European Commission & E. Parliament: Involvement with issues such as Drinking Water Quality and risk management, Water Scarcity, Reuse, Leakage reduction, Climate Change
 - Veolia representative in European Federation EUREAU (Chairman, Working Group on Risk Management), in the International Water Association (IWA) Strategic Committee 
 - Veolia representative in the World Water Council, French Water Partnerships

2003- 2013: VEOLIA Water, Technical Department
                       Deputy Technical Director – Drinking water
 - Veolia representation at French ministerial level (Direction Generale de la Santé, Direction de l’Eau, Others)
 - Chairman, European Normalization Committee CEN Technical Committee on Drinking Water
 - Chairman, EUREAU Commission on Water Supply
 - Member of FP2E Scientific and Technical Commission
 - Chairman of ASTEE (French Chapter of IWA) Commission on Water Supply

1996- 2003: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES EAUX, Suburbs of Paris
                       R&D Department Manager
 - Supporting development for the commissioning of a surface water NF-unit (150,000 m3/day)
 - Optimization of the Suburbs of Paris water treatment strategies and treatment lines (ozonation, chlorination, membranes), design of the UV disinfection strategy
 - ISO 9001, 14001 certificates for R&D activities; Environmental protection

1992- 1996: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES EAUX, Suburbs of Paris
                       Technical Department Advisor
 - Distributed water quality

1986- 1992: FOOD INDUSTRIES (Danone, Unilever): Project manager

- National School of Agronomy in Paris, with Master in Food processing

Born in 1960
Married, 4 children

He is a Member of UNECE PPP Business Advisory Board since May, 2015.