Born in 1952, Mrs. Leroy holds a degree from the École Supérieure de Commerce et d’Administration des Entreprises de Reims.
Françoise Leroy began her career in 1975 as Secretary General of the Union Industrielle d’Entreprise.
She joined Elf Aquitaine in 1982, where she held various positions in financial management. In 1998, she became the Director of Financial Communications, and then, in 2001, she became Director of Chemical Subsidiaries Operations in the finance department of Total following its merger with Elf Aquitaine. She has also been the secretary general of Total’s Chemical division since 2004 and a member of its Steering Committee since 2006.
From January 2012 to June 2013, she was Director of Mergers and Acquisitions-Disposals.