SVP Strategy & Corporate Affairs, Total
Helle Kristoffersen began her career in 1989 at the investment bank Lazard Frères. In 1991, she moved to the transportation and logistics company Bolloré. In 1994, Ms. Kristoffersen joined Alcatel, where she continued her career until 2010. She served as Alcatel’s and then Alcatel-Lucent’s Senior Vice President, Strategy.
Ms. Kristoffersen joined Total in January 2011 as Deputy Senior Vice President and then Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Intelligence. On September 1, 2016, she became Senior Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Affairs, in Gas, Renewables & Power. In 2019, Ms. Kristoffersen was appointed President, Strategy & Innovation and a Total Executive Committee member.
A dual Danish and French national, Helle Kristoffersen is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm) and the Paris Graduate School of Economics, Statistics and Finance (ENSAE), and holds a master's degree in econometrics from Université Paris 1. She is an alumna of the Institute for Higher National Defense Studies (IHEDN) and a Knight of the Legion of Honor.