Loiseau will join in September, succeeding current CEO Nicola Lovett, who is leaving the £ 2 billion UK business to take on new challenges outside the group.
Prior to that, he headed a number of the Vinci Group’s European subsidiaries, including Vinci’s UK FM and construction businesses.
He also ran Antea, an independent environmental services company, for ten years.
Jérôme Stubler, CEO of Equans, said, “I would like to thank Nicola for her role in founding and launching our new business and for the great dedication and leadership she has shown during her successful career at Engie.
“The UK is an important market for Equans and I am delighted to welcome Jean-Philippe who is a strong, seasoned executive with the qualities to drive the next phase of growth for our business in the UK and Ireland while continuing to deliver high performing results. ” for our customers”.
Last month, Engie announced the creation of Equans, which will combine its global service activities under a new brand and create a market leader in the industry with 74,000 employees and sales of 12 billion euros.
In Great Britain and Ireland, all activities of Engie in the areas of technical services, facility management, construction and regeneration as well as renewable energies are now brought together under the Equans brand.
Equans UK & Ireland has 13,500 employees – a significant part of all new global business.