- Technology Director, Corporate R&D ENGIE
After studying mathematics and physics, Isabelle Moretti got a PhD in earth sciences at the Paris XI university in 1983 and was appointed as visitor scientist in Cornell Un. (Ithaca-USA) and MIT (Cambridge_USA). She joined the applied research institute IFPen where she developed concepts and softwares related to basin modeling.
From 1986 to 2012 she intersects her years in R&D with years long stays in the O&G companies such TOTAL (Paris), YPFB (Santa Cruz-Bolivia) and Cepsa (Madrid). In the early 2000’s, she lead large European research projects aiming to understood earthquake nucleation. In 2012 she joined the exploration group of GDFDSUEZepi as expert in geology.
She became the technology director within the R&T coorp. of ENGIE in 2016 and is so now in charge of the choice of the technologies related to the new energy mix (Renewable energy, biogas, solar, wind, H2, Energy efficiency, enabling technologies, IoT AI, smart grid…). I. Moretti was elected GERG (Groupement Européen de Recherche sur le Gaz) president in 2017, is also member of the EVOLEN and IERE Board. She is regularly teaching in couple of universities worldwide, evaluates research projects for the French National Research Agency and the European community and is co-author of more than 115 peer reviewed international publications.