Loïc Fauchon is President of the Société des Eaux de Marseille.
He graduated in 1970 from the Institute of Political Studies of Aix-en-Provence, and then went on to prepare a Doctorate in Economics and Tourism Law.
He started out on an eclectic journey within the public service. A career that took him from the Verdon Union to the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Regional Council, then to the General Council of the Bouches-du-Rhône and the General Secretariat of the City of Marseilles, and finally to the position of Director of Cabinet for the Mayor of the Cité phocéenne.
In 1991, he was appointed Managing Director of Société des Eaux de Marseille (Sem), and in 1997 he became its CEO, heading a group of 17 companies and 1,900 employees.
Loïc Fauchon has also illustrated his vocation to serve the "cause of water" at the international level through the actions of the World Water Council, which he chaired for nearly ten years (2005-2012) and of which he is now Honorary President.
He also has many responsibilities in the field of water and the environment and advises various international organizations and governments in the development of water policies. He is President of the Société des Eaux du Maroc and a director of various organisations such as the Rhone-Mediterranean-Corsica Water Agency, the Société des Eaux du Niger, and the Institut d'Etudes Politiques d'Aix en Provence. He is also a member of the United Nations High Level Panel on Water-related Disasters.
Since October 2014, he has been President and CEO of SAFIM and Knight of the Legion of Honour in 2003.