Nicolas Terraz was appointed Managing Director of Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria in September 2015 and Country Chair for Total in Nigeria in January 2018.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Terraz served as Managing Director of Total E&P Myanmar and Total Group Representative in Myanmar (2008-2011), Managing Director of Total E&P France (2011-2013) and Vice President New Ventures and Asset Management for Total Exploration and Production (2014 - 2015). Before this, he held positions for Total in Qatar and at the Head Office.
Mr. Terraz joined Total in 2001, after working for seven years for the French Government, in the Ministry of Industry and in the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation.
Nicolas Terraz is a graduate of French engineering schools Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. He also earned a Master’s of Science in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States.
Born in 1969, he is married with four children.