Bruno Léchevin

Bruno Léchevin (27 January 1952 – 6 February 2020) was a French trade unionist.[1][2] He was President of the French Environment and Energy Management Agency from 2013 to 2018.

Bruno Léchevin
Born27 January 1952
Died6 February 2020(2020-02-06) (aged 68)
OccupationTrade unionist


Léchevin was born in 1952 in Sallaumines, a former mining town in Pas-de-Calais. After his schooling, Léchevin became a certified carpenter.[3] He joined the Young Christian Workers in 1967, and participated in the May 68 events.[4] He served as President of the Young Christian Workers from 1974 to 1978.[5]

Léchevin began his career at Électricité de France in 1979 as a storekeeper in Lyon.[6] At the same time, he was taking courses at the Catholic University of Lyon. In 1980, he became a permanent member of the French Democratic Confederation of Labour. He became a federal secretary for the confederation, and participated in the protests for the 35-hour workweek.[7] He left his position in 1999.

In 1986, Léchevin founded Électriciens sans frontières.[8] In 2000, he became a member of the Commission de régulation de l'énergie. He was appointed as a general delegate at the Médiateur national de l'énergie.[9] In March 2013, he became chairman of the board of directors of the French Environment & Energy Management Agency.[10] He also joined the board of directors of Électricité de France in May of that same year.[11] In 2019, Léchevin became head of the Finance Climate Pact, a European climate bank founded by Jean Jouzel and Pierre Larrouturou.[12]

Bruno Léchevin died on 6 February 2020 at the age of 68.[13]



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  2. ^ "Bruno Léchevin, syndicaliste et ancien président de l'Ademe, est mort". Le Monde (in French). 6 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Bruno Léchevin, de la CFDT à EDF". Le Monde (in French). 3 April 1999.
  4. ^ "Bruno Léchevin, une énergie maîtrisée". La Croix (in French). 3 May 2013.
  5. ^ "Faire de la transition énergétique un levier de sortie de crise". La Tribune (in French). 20 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Bruno Léchevin". Acteurs Publics (in French). Archived from the original on 13 May 2014.
  7. ^ "Accord pour les 35 heures: EDF-GDF / Négociations 32 heures". (in French). 12 January 1999.
  8. ^ "Bruno Lechevin nommé à la tête de l'Ademe". L'Usine Nouvelle (in French). 13 March 2013.
  9. ^ "NOM-Léchevin-délégué médiateur énergie- 20 mai 2008". Acteurs Publics (in French). 19 May 2008. Archived from the original on 14 May 2014.
  10. ^ "Décret du 14 mars 2013 portant nomination du président du conseil d'administration de l'Agence de l'environnement et de la maîtrise de l'énergie - M. LÉCHEVIN (Bruno)". Legifrance.gouv (in French). 14 March 2013.
  11. ^ "Décret du 6 mai 2013 portant nomination au conseil d'administration d'Electricité de France - M. LÉCHEVIN (Bruno)". Legifrance.gouv (in French). 6 May 2013.
  12. ^ "Entretien avec Bruno Léchevin, délégué général du Pacte Finance-Climat". Pacte Finance-Climat (in French). 9 May 2019.
  13. ^ "Bruno Léchevin, ancien président de l'Ademe, est décédé". batiactu (in French). 7 February 2020.
  14. ^ "Décret du 29 mars 2013 portant promotion et nomination". Legifrance.gouv (in French). 29 March 2013.
  15. ^ "Décret du 29 mars 2002 portant promotion et nomination". Legifrance.gouv (in French). 29 March 2002.
  16. ^ "Décret du 14 mai 1998 portant promotion et nomination". Legifrance.gouv (in French). 14 May 1998.