Philippe Bordarier

Philippe Bordarier nominated as Fennovoima's Chief Operating Officer

Fennovoima’s Board of Directors has nominated Philippe Bordarier as Fennovoima’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). He will start working at Fennovoima on April 1st.

Philippe Bordarier has previously worked in different roles at Electricité de France with his last position there as Chief Transformation Officer, EDF Nuclear Engineering. Before that Bordarier had worked at Eramet, French Ministry of Industry and Nuclear Safety Authority. He holds a PhD degree in Physics.

Bordarier has a versatile experience in nuclear plant operation, project management and regulatory activities. During his career, he managed operation of acting nuclear power plants, a new build program and nuclear engineering and supply chain.

“We appreciate the strengthening of Fennovoima Management Team and welcome our new colleague on board. Philippe’s solid experience in the nuclear industry and his deep expertise in change and transition management will be valuable in moving Hanhikivi 1 project ahead and preparing our organization for the next stages,” says Joachim Specht, Fennovoima’s CEO.

The COO of Fennovoima has a substantial role in supporting the CEO in company planning and operations. Among other things, Bordarier’s main responsibilities will include management of company operations, cooperation with the Supplier, development of company’s management system, long-term planning and reporting.

“I feel honored and thrilled to join Fennovoima’s team. The project of constructing Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant is a unique career opportunity to bring an international team together to build a safe and responsible organization and to deliver a major legacy to Finland. I will devote myself to this ambitious task and I look forward to soon meeting new colleagues, partners and stakeholders,” says Philippe Bordarier

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