Mr. Daniel Lauré currently serves as President and CEO of Total New Energies USA Inc. Before taking this position in March 2016, Mr. Lauré served as Senior Vice President Industrial Assets, Finance & Information Technology from 2012 through 2015. Before that, he held other positions within Total Gas & Power beginning in 2004, including Vice President, Strategy, Markets & IT, and Deputy Director, Renewable Energy, Strategy, Human Resources & Communication. Prior to those positions, Mr. Lauré held various other positions within the Total Group, where he has been employed since 1988. Mr. Lauré holds a degree in civil engineering from l’École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and a law degree from Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II).
Ms. Catherine A. Lesjak has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of HP Inc. (formerly Hewlett-Packard Company) (HP) since January 1, 2007. Ms. Lesjak served as interim Chief Executive Officer of HP from August 2010 through October 2010. As a 29-year veteran at HP, Ms. Lesjak held a broad range of financial leadership roles across HP. Before being named as CFO, Ms. Lesjak served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer, responsible for managing HP’s worldwide cash, debt, foreign exchange, capital structure, risk management and benefits plan administration. Earlier in her career at HP, she managed financial operations for Enterprise Marketing and Solutions and the Software Global Business Unit. Before that, she was group controller for HP’s Software Solutions Organization and managed HP’s global channel credit risk as controller and credit manager for the Commercial Customer Organization. Ms. Lesjak has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Stanford University and a master of business degree in finance from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ms. Helle Kristoffersen is Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Affairs for the Gas, Renewables and Power segment for Total S.A. She was appointed to this position in September 2016 after serving as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Intelligence for the Total Group from January 2012. She joined Total S.A. in January 2011 as Deputy Vice President. Ms. Kristoffersen spent 16 years at Alcatel, subsequently Alcatel-Lucent, where she served as Vice President, Corporate Strategy. She currently serves as a director of Orange and of PSA Group (Peugeot). Ms. Kristoffersen served as a director of Valeo from 2007 to 2013. She is a graduate of the École Normale Supérieure and the Paris Graduate School of Economics, Statistics and Finance (ENSAE). She holds a master's degree in econometrics from Université Paris 1.
Mr. Thomas R. McDaniel was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Edison International, a generator and distributor of electric power and investor in infrastructure and energy assets, before retiring in July 2008 after 37 years of service. Before January 2005, Mr. McDaniel was Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Edison Mission Energy, a power generation business specializing in the development, acquisition, construction, management and operation of power production facilities. Mr. McDaniel was also Chief Executive Officer and a director of Edison Capital, a provider of capital and financial services supporting the growth of energy and infrastructure projects, products and services, both domestically and internationally. Mr. McDaniel has served on our Board since February 2009. He is Chairman of the Board of Tendril, a smart-grid, software-as-a-service company. Mr. McDaniel is a director of SemGroup, L.P., a midstream energy services company, and a Director of Aquion Energy, a manufacturer of energy storage systems. He is also on the advisory board of Cypress Envirosystems, which develops and markets energy efficiency products. Mr. McDaniel also serves on the Advisory Board of On Ramp Wireless, a communications company serving electrical, gas and water utilities. Mr. McDaniel formerly served on the board of directors of the Senior Care Action Network (SCAN) from 2000-2013. Through the McDaniel Family Foundation, he is also actively involved in a variety of charitable activities such as the Boys and Girls Club of Huntington Beach, Heifer International and the Free Wheelchair Mission.
Mr. Ladislas Paszkiewicz has served as Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions for Total S.A since 2015. From 2010 to 2014, he was Senior Vice President, Americas, for the Exploration and Production Division of Total S.A. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Middle East for the same division from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Paszkiewicz has also served as General Manager of the Total Group’s subsidiary in Argentina, as head of the Investor Relations Department of Total S.A., and in various other positions in the Total Group, which he joined in 1985. Mr. Paszkiewicz holds a master’s degree in business administration from New York University and a master’s degree in finance from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, France.
Mr. Julien Pouget has served as Senior Vice-President of the Renewables division of Total S.A. since January 1, 2017. From 2014 to 2016, he served as a senior advisor to the French President, initially responsible for Industry, then Industry and Digital, and finally for the Economy. His responsibilities during this time included the restructuring of the French nuclear industry. Prior to his service to the President, Mr. Pouget spent six years in various positions at Alstom Power, including as Vice-President of the heat exchangers product line for France, Switzerland and China, as Vice-President and General Manager of Asian activities and as project leader and as head of engineering for the heat exchangers on the Flamanville 3 EPR nuclear plant in France. From 2001 to 2008 Mr. Pouget held various positions in the French Ministry of Industry, and at the state shareholding agency at the French Ministry for Finance and Economy. Mr. Pouget is a chief engineer of the prestigious French Corps de Mines and a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique.
Mr. Laurent Wolffsheim has served as Vice President, Budget and Financial Control for the Total Group since February 2014. Previously, he served as Strategic Planning Manager within the Refining and Chemicals division of Total S.A. and as Managing Director of Total Polska Sp. z.o.o. He has held other positions within the Total Group since joining the company in 1995. Mr. Wolffsheim holds a degree in engineering from the École Centrale de Lyon and a degree in business administration from École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales.
Mr. Pat Wood III has served as a Principal of Wood3 Resources, an energy infrastructure developer, since July 2005. He is active in the development of electric power and natural gas infrastructure assets in North America. From 2001 to 2005 Mr. Wood served as the Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. From 1995 to 2001, he chaired the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Mr. Wood has also been an attorney with Baker & Botts, a global law firm, and an associate project engineer with Arco Indonesia, an oil and gas company, in Jakarta. He currently serves as Chairman of Dynegy, Inc., and is a director of Quanta Services, Inc. and of Memorial Resource Development Corp. He is a strategic advisor to Hunt Transmission Services/ InfraREIT Capital Partners. Mr. Wood is a past director of the American Council on Renewable Energy and is a member of the National Petroleum Council.