Nicolas de Warren
As of June 2019, Nicolas de Warren is President of UNIDEN (Union des industries utilisatrices d’énergie – Union of large energy intensive industries - France).
In parallel, he is since 2006 Corporate Vice President, Institutional affairs, of ARKEMA, French leading chemical and advanced materials Group.
He is active, in France and in Europe, in all fields of activity related to industrial competitiveness and specifically on any topic related to energy consumption in the industry.
In the chemical industry (Elf Atochem, Atofina) since 1991, he was in charge of international development, then of various Business Units (Acrylics and Oxygenates).
In the French Department of Industry from 1984 to 1991, he was in charge of mechanical industries then of the automotive industry, then member of the Cabinet of Roger Fauroux, Minister for Industry (1988-1991), in charge of heavy industries and environment.
Nicolas de Warren has a Law degree, and holds degrees from Institut d’études politiques de Paris and Ecole Nationale d’Administration.
UNIDEN (Union of large energy intensive industries), created in 1979, represents the large industries for which the control of their energy costs (power, gas and heat) is a major and critical factor of competitiveness. The 52 large companies grouped in UNIDEN account for more than 70% of the energy consumed by industry in France and belong to an extended scope of sectors : minerals and construction materials, cement, glass, steel, aluminum and other metals, pulp & paper chemicals, refining, automotive industry, agro & food industries, transportation.
- The New Energy Mix,