Julien Dodet is a graduate of the École Polytechnique (class of 1996) and a Master of International Business from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.
He began his career at Saint Gobain in the management of international industrial projects then in management control. He then turned his attention to strategy consulting, working at BCG from 2004 to 2011, where he developed expertise in the energy, engineering and high-tech sectors. He joined Areva in 2011, initially working in the group's strategy department before taking up the position of Chairman and General Manager of Areva Nuclear Power in China. He has been CEO of Orano Med since 2016.