Hélène Dantoine, born in 1971, has been Deputy Director General of the French government Shareholding Agency (APE) since March 1, 2019.
She began her career at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, working in the Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs branch of the United Nations and International Organization department. She then worked for the French Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York before joining the Inspectorate General of Finance in 2005. Advisor to the French Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2009 and 2010, she returned to the Inspectorate General of Finance in 2010. From 2011, she held various positions within the Exploration and Production branch of the Total group, including, in 2017, Vice President Africa-Exploration Subsidiaries. In 2018 she was appointed Senior Vice President Global Government and Public Affairs for Total SA.
Graduate of the Ecole nationale d’administration and of the Institut d’études politiques of Paris in Paris, Hélène Dantoine is Inspector of Finance, and also holds a Master of Law and a DEA in "Studies of the Latin-American societies". She is a French national.