A graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the ENSAE School of Economics, Statistics and Finance, Frédéric holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Université Paris I.
Frédéric began his career at the French Bureau of Statistics (INSEE) and in the Ministry of Finance. Between 1994 and 1997, he held the positions of Vice President Budget and Control at Air Inter. In1997, he was appointed Vice President for privatization and financial communication at Air France and two years later took up the position of financial director.
He joined the KLM management committee in 2005 before becoming Executive Vice President Financial Affairs KLM N.V. In 2012, he became Chief Financial Officer at Air France, and the following year was appointed Chairman and CEO. He has been Chief Financial Officer at Air France KLM since 2016, and during 2018, he additionally served as transition CEO.