Head of Section
Charles completed his MSc in Management at Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) in 2008. Before joining CERN, he managed procurement activities in the cryogenic, space and radio navigation industries. Charles joined the Procurement Service as a Procurement Officer in July 2015.
Jérôme Pierlot graduated in Electrical Engineering in Belgium, and joined CERN in 1998. He started as a project manager in the Engineering Department, and was appointed section leader responsible for low voltage distribution network, in 2008. After 18 years in the Engineering Department, Jérôme gave his career a new orientation and joined the IPT-PI group in 2016, as Head of Procurement for Accelerators & Technology in charge of all procurement activities related to accelerators and technology for CERN.
Bjorn completed his Business (MBA) and Mechanical Engineering education (MSc) in Bergen and Trondheim (Norway). Having worked as a financial controller in Norway he joined CERN in 1996 as an Assistant Department Planner. Since 2009 he has worked within the Procurement Service as a Procurement and contract officer.
Mechanical Engineer from CNAM Paris, joined CERN in 1994, participated in the RF cavities production follow-up for LEP 200. In 1998 joined the magnet group; this was the prototyping phase for the main dipole magnets of LHC. Follow up of the contract of Dipoles, coordination for interconnections of LHC during installation, Cryo-Magnet coordinator during commissioning and Team Leader during Long Shutdown 1. Project Engineer for Hi-Lumi Project for collaborations with INFN Milan, IHEP China and KEK Japan.
Anthony holds a Specialized master’s degree in international Procurement from EM Lyon Business School and a master’s degree in Corporate Finance & Capital Markets from IAE Grenoble. Before joining CERN, he managed different procurement activities in several FMCGs in Cosmetics, Fragrances, Flavors and Home Care. Anthony joined the Procurement Service as a Procurement Officer in October 2023.
Temporary Labour Office
Véronique arrived at CERN in 2009 and has gained experience in various departments before joining IPT in 2019. She has been in charge of the Temporary labour office since July 2022.