Edouard de Pirey has been Valeo China President since 2012, May.

Edouard de PireyAnd he began his career as Director of Industry, Mines and Energy for New Caledonia (2003-2006) before becoming Deputy Head of the "Energy, Shareholdings, Industry and Innovation" Office in the Budget Department of the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry (2006-2007). In 2007, he joined the Office of Valérie Pécresse, French Minister of Higher Education and Research, as Technical Adviser for Science and Technology, then as Adviser for Science, Technology and Space. He became Group Vice-President Corporate Planning & Strategy at Valeo in 2009.

Edouard de Pirey graduated in mathematics from Ecole Normale supérieure (Ulm), before qualifying as an engineer at the Ecole Nationale supérieure des Mines de Paris.