Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni
Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni joined Valeo in 2007 as CEO’s delegate and member of the Executive Committee, before becoming Group Corporate VP in charge of Sustainable Development and External Affairs in 2010. Serving as Vice-Chairman since 2009 for the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC), the main automotive technology platform on collaborative research of the EU Commission, Jean-Luc is also a member of the Board of its cPPP European Green Vehicle Initiative (EGVI).
In 2018 he was elected President of Artemis-IA, the European association representing the embedded systems industry and research actors in the ECSEL Joint Undertaking (the Joint Technology Initiative on Electronic Components and Systems of the EU) for which he is the Chairman of the Private Members Board. Additionally, he is representing the Valeo group in the Board of CLEPA (the European Association of Automotive Suppliers) since July 2018.
Jean Luc’s commitment to establish fair relationships between the automotive industry and international bodies, with a multi-stakeholder approach, is also reflected by his engagement as a member of the Corporate Partnership Board (CPB) of the International Transport Forum (ITF), the formal mechanism of the OECD and associated countries’ transport ministers to engage with the private sector.
Finally, he is also representing Valeo in the selection and investment committee of the Fonds Avenir Automobile (FAA) within the French state-owned Banque Publique d’Investissement (BPI). Jean-Luc was previously advisor to the CEO of Gaz de France (2002 – 2004) and has research experience in the field of defense, international relations and strategic affairs since he has been a scholar of Harvard University, Ecole Normale Supérieure and Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale.