Bernard Quoix

Vice President Rotating Equipment, Total E&P

Bernard Quoix is the Head of Total E&P Rotating Machinery Department and holds this position since November 2003. He started his career in 1979 within Total Operations in the North Sea, in charge of the turbocompressors of the MCP01 compression project, then from 1986 to 1989 became Head of Engineering of Turbomeca Industrial Division, a small and medium size gas-turbines manufacturer, then went to Renault Car Manufacturer as Assistant Manager of the testing facilities for prototype and production engines, before joining Elf Aquitaine and eventually Total, mainly involved in all aspects of turbomachines, including conceptual studies, projects for new oil and gas field development, commissioning and start-up, and bringing his expertise to Operations of all Total Affiliated Companies worldwide. Bernard graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Electricité et de Mécanique in Nancy, France, in 1978 and then completed his engineering education with one additional year at Ecole Nationale du Pétrole et des Moteurs in Paris, specializing in Internal Combustion Engines. He was elected in 2005 and 2009 as a member of the Turbomachinery Advisory Committee from Texas A&M University, becoming thus the first European member of this distinguished worldwide turbomachinery community. He was also elected in April 2008 member of the Board of European Turbine Network (ETN), organization based in Brussels, and was eventually elected President of ETN by its Board in April 2010, March 201, April 2012, and April 2013. In April 2013, he was elected member of the Board and Vice President in charge of International Relations of Association Française de Mécanique, based in Paris.