All tagged Naval Group

Alexis Blasselle

Alexis (silent -s) designs warships. Always has done. As a child she covered pages with colourful drawings of them. But, unlike any of the other women I’ve portrayed to date, she was a failure at school which is hard to imagine when chatting with this extremely articulate, vivacious, sporty young woman whose mind works as fast as quicksilver…

Stéphanie Soton

Don’t disregard the importance of holiday experiences: they can become the defining moment of one’s life. Such is the case with Stéphanie who discovered sailing whilst on holiday when she was 18 and was hooked! So, obviously, she chose the navy for the mandatory year of military training at French engineering school Polytechnique…

Béatrice Nicolas-Meunier

I don't fit into any pre-conceived boxes,” laughs this athletic woman (she runs half-marathons) who currently holds a job at France's Naval Group that she invented herself: Managing Director, Collaborative Innovation and R&D Programmes. She started bucking the trend early on. At school Béatrice's teachers pushed her into doing biology rather than the physics and chemistry she loved, probably because it was considered more suitable for a girl. So she dutifully passed her Bac D (science with a biology major) school-leaving exam and started studying biology at university…