Hydropower Coordination Director, EDF International Division
Frederic Louis graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne graduate school of engineering in France and completed a master’s degree in hydraulics engineering from the University of Vermont, United States.
He started his career by managing rehabilitation works on EDF hydropower facilities in France and conducting feasibility studies for new hydropower stations.
In 1993, he was appointed area manager for EDF hydropower developments in the Asia-Pacific region. He was later appointed as international business development director for EDF hydro engineering centre.
He has then been seconded to the World Bank as senior hydropower specialist with the Energy & Extractives Global Practice where he has been involved in many of the World Bank’s hydropower projects across Africa including Lom Pangar in Cameroon and Inga 1, 2 & 3 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
He currently serves as international hydropower coordination director, coordinating EDF international hydropower developments.
During his career, he has been involved in different capacities in the planning, design and supervision of hydropower projects around the world, in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.