Céline Darrigade

Céline Darrigade

Belgium, Brussels
Head of Antitrust at Thales
Profession: In-House Counsel
Industry: Competition, Compliance, Foreign Direct Investments


Céline is the Head of Antitrust and Regulations at Thales Group, having joined the company in 2014. In this role, she advises the Group on all aspects of Competition and Merger Control laws, as well as Foreign Direct Investments.  She has prior in-house experience at Manpower and at the French Autorité de la concurrence. She is also a lecturer in competition law for the ‘Contract Management’ program at the Paris II Panthéon – Assas University.


French, English


AntitrustMerger ControlCompliance ProgrammesForeign Direct Investments



Head of Antitrust at Thales

April 2019 - Present • Belgium, Brussels

Competition Counsel at Thales

4 years 11 mth • May 2014 - April 2019 • Paris, France

Follow us
Enable women professionals to be easily found based on merit.