Denis Giorno has served as the vice president of new ventures for the Gas & Power Division of Total S.A. since October 2007. From 2005 to 2007, he was vice president, business development, of the Gas & Power division relative to Total’s interests in Asia, South America, and Africa. Previous to that, Giorno held other positions within the Total group, where he has been employed since 1975. He received a degree in civil engineering from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, a Master of Science degree in managerial science and engineering at Stanford University and a degree in Petroleum Engineering from École Nationale du Pétrole et des Moteurs. Giorno also completed the Stanford Graduate School of Business’ Executive Education program.