With an engineering degree from the Institut National Polytechnique of Grenoble (France), Alain Poincheval has a 30-year experience in the oil and gas industry.
He started his career at TechnipFMC as a Senior Process Engineer in the natural gas treatment. He specialized in this field for 14 years, including two years of technical consulting within the offices of TechnipFMC in Houston. Thereafter, Alain occupied positions of Project Management, in Subsea and Offshore, as Head of Costs Control, Project Manager, then Executive Project Manager.
Throughout his career, Alain has been involved and has directly managed several key projects for TechnipFMC. After having managed the largest subsea field development project – Pazflor, offshore Angola – Alain undertook in 2012 the responsibility of the management of the TechnipFMC-Samsung Consortium, in charge of ensuring engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas unit (FLNG).
Since September 2017 Alain has held the position of Senior Vice President of Paris Operating Center within the Regional Business Unit Europe, Middle East, India, Africa, South America (EMIA) of TechnipFMC; and Managing Director of Technip France.