Christophe Barthélémy

Conseil d’Etat (Paris)
State Councillor

Christophe Barthélemy has been appointed state councillor at the French Council of State (Conseil d’Etat) in October 2022. Christopher Barthélémy is a member of the Paris bar, who worked at CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre in Paris. Formerly, he was the general secretary for EDF, after having been the general counsel and worked at Bird & Bird to reinforce the public law department of the firm with Jean-Dominique Bloch. Aged 43 years old, Christophe Barthélemy joined the City of Paris for three years upon his graduation from the ENA to direct the legal department. He then spent two years at the State Council before becoming technical advisor to several ministers between 1995 and 1997 and then joined the Thalès group. In 1999 he joined EDF in order to reorganise the legal capabilities in the company and created and managed the legal department. Appointed general secretary in March 2003, he is involved in large matters which contribute to the opening up of the energy markets in France and in Europe. He then participated in the creation of a large international industrial group and actively contributed to the transformation of EDF into a société anonyme.

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Anne de Cadaran, Christophe Barthélémy, Ines Zenke, Jean-Baptiste Siproudhis, Jean-Patrice de La Laurencie, Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, Markus Kerber, Olivier Fréget, Philippe Redaelli Ten years of liberalisation of energy: Contrasted points of view


The set of six articles covers a wide panel of points of views ten years after the 1999 EC Directive. Readers will be able to read the following contributions: 1. Update on Wholesale Energy Market Regulation - Philippe Redaelli, General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer, Powernext; 2. (...)

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