Veolia Water Technologies
Business Development Oil & Gas
After an education in Chemical Engineering and in Business Administration, Thierry Brisard (TB) started his career in PET films manufacturing with Rhône-Poulenc (today’s Rhodia). After 6 years, he joined Nalco in the Basic Industries Group, mainly in charge of Refining & Petrochemical accounts. Throughout his 16-year career with Nalco, TB managed many different sales teams in many different countries in Europe & North America up to the position of General Manager EAME Refining & Petrochemical Industries. After leaving Nalco, TB joined the SME’s world, first as an Interim Sales Manager in SERES (Instrumentation) then in Bernard Controls (industrial valves actuators) before running his own business as CEO in Neosens (chips Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems for in-situ instrumentation). Once Neosens was sold, TB started the international business activities for Champion Technologies downstream division (now Athlon solutions, a Halliburton division) in Europe, Middle East, India, and Asia for 4 years. Today, TB is a consultant for Oil & Gas activities (through his consulting company Brisard-Tech) acting as a Business Developer for Veolia Water Technologies. TB is 61, father of 3 daughters and grandfather of one granddaughter. He lives in Toulouse, the “Airbus planes city” in south-west of France.