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Frederik CORNU

SHANGHAI

En résumé

Frederik worked in France, Egypt and UK before moving to Japan in 1997 as real estate Project Manager. In 1999 he joined Degremont (Suez), as Commissioning Manager for 3 years, for missions in United Arab Emirates, Iran, France and China (Baotou, Baoding, Dalian) and was then Contracts Manager for 2 years in China (Guangzhou, Beijing). Frederik joined Sogreah Consultants (Artelia) in 2004 based in Chongqing and worked as Project Manager of urban environmental projects financed by World Bank or Asian Development Bank. He moved to Shanghai in 2005 where he actively participated in the set-up of Sogreah (China) and was appointed Deputy General Manager.

In 2006, Frederik joined Bureau Veritas as Business Development Manager for China and in 2010 was promoted Director. Since 2014 he's a member of the Management Committee of Bureau Veritas (Greater China).

Frederik was member of the Executive Committee of European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) in 2015-2016 and Chair of EUCCC Environment Working Group in 2009-2016 (vice-chair in 2006-2008 and in 2014-2015). He has been board member of the EUCCC in Shanghai in 2012-2015 and Vice-Chairman of EUCCC in Shanghai in 2013-2014.

Frederik was elected from 2007 to 2016 in the board of French Chamber of Commerce in China (CCIFC) and was leading its Environment Working Group.

In September 2016, Frederik was promoted "Director, Sales & Marketing" and "Member of the Management Committee" of Bureau Veritas (France) for Greater Paris Area.

In November 2019, Frederik started a new position as « Programme Business Manager, Capital Projects & Asset Development » in KiwiRail, based in Auckland, New Zealand.

He is regularly invited as speaker or moderator for conferences with focus on sustainable development, green buildings, energy efficiency and real estate, as well as on doing business in China, Asia-Pacific and Europe.

Frederik holds a Master in Civil Engineering from ESTP-Cachan (France), a Master in Structural & Civil Engineering from Liverpool University (UK) and a MBA from CEIBS (China).

Mes compétences :
Développement commercial
Gestion de projet
Management
Marketing

Entreprises

  • KiwiRail - Programme Business Manager

    2019 - maintenant Programme Business Manager, Capital Projects & Asset Development
  • BUREAU VERITAS (France), Direction Paris Ile-de-France - Director, Sales & Marketing | Member of the Management Committee

    2016 - 2018 Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

    As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

    Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.

    Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.

    Present in 140 countries with 1,300 offices and laboratories, Bureau Veritas has 66,000+ employees.

    In France, Bureau Veritas has 7,000 employees in 100 offices and laboratories.

    Global: www.BureauVeritas.com
    France: www.BureauVeritas.fr
  • BUREAU VERITAS (China), Industry & Facilities Division - Director, Key Accounts Management | Member of the Management Committee

    2014 - 2016 Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

    As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

    Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.

    Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.

    Present in 140 countries with 1,300 offices and laboratories, Bureau Veritas has 66,000+ employees.

    In China, Bureau Veritas has 12,500+ employees in 100 offices and laboratories.

    Global: www.BureauVeritas.com
    China: www.en.BureauVeritas.cn
  • EUCCC, European Chamber of Commerce in China - Board Member & Vice-Chairman of EUCCC in Shanghai

    2012 - 2015 The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) was founded in 2000 to give European businesses a common, independent voice across different business sectors, nationalities and regions of China.

    The European Chamber now has more than 1,700 members, active in eight cities (Beijing, Chengdu, Nanjing, Pearl River Delta (Guangzhou and Shenzhen), Shanghai, Shenyang and Tianjin) and is recognized as the independent voice of European business in China by the European Commission and Chinese officials.

    The European Chamber is built around 41 Working Groups and Forums, bringing together senior executives who engage in strategic discussions ranging from market access to the business environment in China. Through regular dialogues with both the Chinese and European governments, the Chamber conveys the operational concerns of European companies and makes suggestions for improvements to policy-makers.

    www.europeanchamber.com.cn
  • BUREAU VERITAS (China), Building & Facilities Department - Director, Sales & Marketing

    2010 - 2013 Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

    As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

    Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.

    Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.

    Present in 140 countries with 1,300 offices and laboratories, Bureau Veritas has 66,000+ employees.

    In China, Bureau Veritas has 12,500+ employees in 100 offices and laboratories.

    Global: www.BureauVeritas.com
    China: www.en.BureauVeritas.cn
  • BUREAU VERITAS (China), Industry & Facilities Division - Manager, Central Business Development Department

    2009 - 2009 Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

    As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

    Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.

    Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.

    Present in 140 countries with 1,300 offices and laboratories, Bureau Veritas has 62,000+ employees.

    In China, Bureau Veritas has 10,000+ employees in 100 offices and laboratories.

    Global: www.BureauVeritas.com
    China: www.en.BureauVeritas.cn
  • CCIFC, Chambre de Commerce & d'Industrie en Chine - Board Member

    2007 - 2016 Established in 1992, the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (CCIFC) is a non-profit organisation governed by its members represented by a board of 30 members elected among the French companies in China.

    Today the French Chamber of Commerce in China is the 3rd largest French Chamber of Commerce in the world and has more than 1,500 member companies in China.

    The French Chamber is part of the French Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry Overseas (UCCIFE), consisting of 111 chambers in 81 countries representing the most important private network of French companies in the world.

    The CCIFC missions are:

    * To support French companies at every stage of their project so that their market approach is transformed into business
    * To promote our members’ interests by lobbying Chinese and French economic and political decision makers
    * To lead the French business community in our Business Club, a real platform for exchange and networking

    www.CCIFC.org
  • BUREAU VERITAS (China & Korea), Building & Facilities - Manager, Business Development

    2006 - 2008 Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

    As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

    Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.

    Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.

    Present in 140 countries with 1,300 offices and laboratories, Bureau Veritas has 62,000+ employees.

    In China, Bureau Veritas has 10,000+ employees in 100 offices and laboratories.

    Global: www.BureauVeritas.com
    China: www.en.BureauVeritas.cn
  • SOGREAH Consultants (ARTELIA) - China - Deputy General Manager

    2005 - 2006 Deputy General Manager of SOGREAH China, WFOE created in 2005.

    > Set-up of SOGREAH China operations, accounting, financial reporting, H.R., I.T. etc.
    - Business license of the WFOE in Guangzhou obtained in July 2005;
    - Business license of the branch office in Shanghai obtained in January 2006.
    > Business Development: Development of services to industrial and private clients;

    > Team leader for proposal preparation (international biddings for WB and ADB financed projects);

    > Representative of the company for workshops, seminars, expos (Pollutec China 2006)...

    > Project management of urban environment projects in Chongqing, Ningbo and Liaoning province
    (World Bank financing) and Nanning (Asian Development Bank financing).
  • SOGREAH Consultants (ARTELIA) - China - Project Manager

    2004 - 2005 Resident Team Leader responsible for the project preparation of World Bank financed Chongqing Urban Environment Project New Components, which covers the development of raw water supply, water supply, wastewater, flood protection and road projects.

    > Managing a team of 10 Chinese and international experts in following fields: Environment; Resettlement; Economic, Financial & Institutional; Hydrology; Hydraulic; Water Treatment; Civil Engineering.

    > Analysis of Feasibility Studies, including Environmental Impact Analysis and Resettlement Action Plan.

    > Review of Preliminary and Final Designs; assist the Clients in the preparation of bid documents & specifications, and in the initial procurement.

    --> 8 projects estimated at $ 180 Million.
    --> Successful appraisal of all projects by World Bank team.
  • Degremont (SUEZ Environment) - China - Protocol Contracts Manager

    2002 - 2003 based in Beijing (2003)
    based in Guangzhou / Canton (2002)

    Resident Manager responsible for successful implementation of all offshore funded contracts in China signed by Degrémont group subsidiaries world-wide (8 European subsidiaries and 1 North American).

    > Managing a team of three Chinese engineers and one assistant.

    > Organisation and co-ordination of sites and their Chinese and expatriate engineers: 5 to 10 sites simultaneously with an average of 3 Degrémont engineers/site.

    > Negotiations with Chinese clients, import-export companies, and banks:
    planning, contract amendments, contract completion, contract acceptance,…

    > Definition and implementation of guidelines for the execution of contracts in China. Support and advice to project managers in head office and subsidiaries. Quarterly activity report to head office.

    --> 32 contracts worth € 185 Million.
    --> Significant reduction of contracts execution duration.
    --> Obtaining 14 Final Acceptance Certificate (release of the last payment) and transfer to after sales service of 11 contracts.
    --> Negotiations to properly close contract after guarantee period with clients with savings up to 20% compare to the budget allowed on each contract.
  • Degremont (SUEZ Environment) - UAE, France, Iran, China - Commissioning Manager

    1999 - 2001 Degrémont representative on site and responsible for commissioning.

    > Managing the electrical, mechanical and automation tests, the process start-up and optimisation, the performance tests and signature of the Final Acceptance Certificate. Drafting of operating and maintenance manual. Handover of site to Client.
    > Managing expatriate and local engineers and technicians (electrical, mechanical, automation) and local equipment installation teams. Training of Client operators.

    Successful commissioning of the following water treatment plants:

    CHINA
    - Wastewater treatment plant of Dalian (120,000 m3/day): 1st compact plant in China
    in an urban environment (process: SEDIPAC® + BIOFOR®).
    - Drinking water plant of Baoding ( 270 000 m3/day) and Baotou (300,000 m3/day).

    FRANCE
    - Process water plant (nitrification) of the AVENTIS factory in Elbeuf – 4,000 m3/day.

    IRAN
    - Sea water filtration plant for TOTAL on Sirri island – 25,000 m3/day.

    FRANCE
    - Drinking water plant of the Alpes d’Huez town – 6,000 m3/day.

    United Arab Emirates
    - Wastewater treatment plant of LAFARGE cement factory in Rhas al Khaimah for TECHNIP.
  • French Foreign Affairs Ministry - Japan - Project Manager (of construction jobs in Japan)

    1997 - 1999 In charge of all construction projects financed by French government.

    > Drafting tendering documents, analysing bidding documents submitted, selecting local and foreign architects, design and construction companies.

    > Supervision of works: quality, security, schedule and budgets, until final acceptance of the works.

    * Innovative project for the French Embassy construction in Tokyo – 7,000 m2 – feasibility studies.
    * Paraseismic strengthening and refurbishment of the Cultural Institute of Kyoto – 1,600 m2 – studies.
    * New offices in Osaka – 620 m2 – 2.3 M FF.
    * Refurbishment works of Ambassador’s residence in Tokyo – 2 100 m2 – 2 M FF.
    * Paraseismic strengthening and refurbishment of the Cultural Institute in Tokyo – 500 m2 – 1.8 M FF.

    --> Successful execution and completion of the projects in 1998 at a cost 10% to 20% below budget, generating about 1 M FF savings for the State.

Formations

  • China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) (Shanghai)

    Shanghai 2006 - 2008 Executive MBA, CEIBS - Shanghai, China
  • University Of Liverpool (Liverpool)

    Liverpool 1996 - 1997 Master of Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering (with Honours) - Liverpool, UK
  • ESTP

    Cachan 1995 - 1997 Civil Engineering, Ingénieur ESTP (école Supérieure de Travaux Publics) - Cachan, France

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