Director of Technologies at ENGIE
Isabelle Moretti is a scientist with a master in mathematics and a Ph.D. in earth science from Université Paris XI (Orsay). She began her career in 1987 at the French Petroleum Institute (IFP) where she held various project management positions working in France and abroad (Bolivia, Colombia, Egypt, Italia, Greece). She worked in fundamental research but also developed professional software in 2D and 3D restoration. Crustal deformation but also fluid circulation in the subsurface and in the faults are some of her expertise field. She intersperses her research and appraisal activities for industry (TOTAL, CEPSA, YPFB) with work for governmental entities (IRD, CNRS, ANR, CEE, Ancre). She is author of more than 120 scientific papers, directed a twenty of PhD and is giving courses in various universities in France as abroad.
In 2012, Isabelle Moretti moved to ENGIE International Exploration and Production (EPI) as Expert, she has been in charge, among others, of coordinating underground studies of unconventional gases and heading up various communities of practice. Since 2016 she is the Technical Officer of Engie Coorp and is now selecting the technologies of tomorrow in renewable energies and other emerging markets. She is also president of the GERG (European Gas Research organization) and expert in various commissions.