Thierry Pilenko has 39 years of technology and leadership experience in the energy sector and is currently an Advisor to Warburg Pincus, a private equity firm.
From 2017 to 2019 he was the Executive Chairman of TechnipFMC plc, a project management and equipment company resulting from the merger of Technip and FMC Technologies. Prior to this Thierry was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Technip, a world leader in engineering, technologies and project management for the oil and gas industry.
Before joining Technip in 2007, Thierry was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Veritas DGC, a seismic services company based in Houston. While at Veritas DGC he successfully managed its merger with Compagnie Générale de Géophysique (CGG).
Prior to this appointment, Thierry held various management and executive positions with Schlumberger where he started in 1984 as a Geologist. He held several international positions in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia before becoming President of Schlumberger GeoQuest in Houston and subsequently Managing Director of SchlumbergerSema in Paris until 2004.
He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of Arkema S.A, Ensign Natural Resources and Trident Energy. Previously Thierry was a Director of Veritas DGC, CGGVeritas, Technip SA, Peugeot SA, Hercules Offshore and TechnipFMC.
He is the founder of Pil & Co LLC and C&S Partners, two consulting firms in strategy and leadership.
Thierry holds Engineering degrees from France’s Nancy School of Geology (1981) and the IFP School (1982).
Wealth of experience
Trident Energy’s management has unrivalled experience in E&P, with a wealth of hands-on experience in every key role and discipline.
This directly informs our insights and decision-making. We are equally proud of the wealth of talent and experience we have attracted to support our operations, ranging from geoscientists and subsurface specialists to finance, project and HR management.