Director General of Civil Aviation

Damien Cazé

Director General of Civil Aviation

A graduate of the Institut d’études politiques (IEP) Paris and a civil engineer from ParisTech, Mr. Damien Cazé also graduated from the École supérieure des sciences économiques et commerciales (ESSEC) business school and is a former student from the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA).

In 1996, he joined the French Court of Auditors and was appointed Senior auditor in 1999; and then Master auditor in 2012. In 2002, he was called in as Technical advisor to Minister of Agriculture, and the following year, he became Prime Minister’s Technical advisor.

In 2005, he joined the Ministry of Agriculture as Director of Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture. He then became Director of Maritime Affairs at the Ministry of Ecology from 2008 to 2010. In 2010, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Universcience. In 2015, he came back to the French Court of Auditors and was appointed General rapporteur for an investigation into environmental taxation.

In May 2017, he was appointed Head of Department in charge of ecology, transport, energy, housing and agriculture issues at the French Prime Minister Office.

Damien CAZÉ is appointed by Decree of 16 September 2020 as Director General of Civil