Head of Legal Operations
Eric qualified as a solicitor in Ireland in 1995 and the same year began his in-house career with Eurosport based in Paris. There, he covered all of the operational aspects of the channel, from production to broadcast, advertising and partnerships for language versions. In 2001, Eric changed sectors to work with Chanel and again in 2003 when he joined the Refining and Marketing branch of what was then TotalFinaElf. Over the next 10 years, he travelled widely to support key matters for the business like “black empowerment” in South Africa, buying or selling assets in Europe, Africa and Asia. Between 2013 and 2018 he was the legal manager for the Marketing and Services branch in Asia-Pacific and the Middle-East, based in Singapore. On his return to Paris in 2018, he took over Legal Operations for TotalEnergies where his team has worked on an ambitious digital and development roadmap for TotalEnergies. Since the beginning of February 2022 his role has expanded to cover legal support for the holding, communications, digital and data protection.