Jean François is a graduate of University of Louvain (Belgium) and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering completed with a Msc degree in Petroleum Economics from Ecole des Pétroles et Moteurs (France).
He started his career as an Engineer at Total in Belgium where he took part in the project of Refinery Optimization in 2000. He then quickly moved to Total Africa Division where he completed several management role assignments in Africa, as Supply Director in Kenya and as Managing Director in Mali. In 2016, He Became General Manager for Commercial Sales and Solar for Africa in charge of a large portfolio of customers from various industries: essentially mining but also power generation, cement, agro-industries, etc.
With over 18 years of experience in the oil industry, Jean-Francois is leading a team dedicated to offer value added services to mining businesses for all their activity in connection with fuels and lubricants: maintenance of mobile and fixed equipment, energy efficiency, contamination management, consumption monitoring and optimization, supply, distribution, waste management, etc.
He joined TOTAL Group in 2000 and is since 2005 working for its Africa Division.