Eric Bonnin holds a PhD in physics for which he obtained both a US and a European patents. He has been working in the oil and gas industry for almost 30 years through major companies like Schlumberger and Total. Eric worked in more than 15 countries and has a strong international and multicultural experience. He also covered a large field of activities from research, operations, business to management. Before being appointed Managing Director of Total E&P Senegal based in Dakar, Eric was the Managing Director of Total E&P Tajikistan based in Dushanbe.