Born in 1953, Philippe Bonnave is a graduate of École Centrale Lille. He began his career in 1977 as a Works Engineer at Entreprises Nord-France where he became International Director and DOM-TOM.
He joined the Bouygues group in 1988 as Deputy Managing Director of GCA, the group’s Bordeaux subsidiary. In 1997, he became Chief Executive Officer of Entreprises France Centre Sud-Ouest, which he brought together under the DV Construction brand in 1998. In 1999, he was appointed Managing Director Central South-West Europe and in 2003, Managing Director of Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe (Bouygues Construction’s regional subsidiaries in France and Western Europe). In June 2010, he was also appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bouygues Travaux Publics.
He was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Bouygues Construction in August 2010, in charge of Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe, Bouygues Travaux Publics and the Concessions Division.
Since March 2015, Philippe Bonnave has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bouygues Construction.
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Monday 29 June 2020
Inaugural presentation by Professor Zoubeir LAFHAJ and the CEO of Bouygues Construction Mr Philippe BONNAVE