Thomas Degos graduated from IEP d’Aix-en-Provence, EHESS and ENA (“Cyrano de Bergerac” class of 1999), and has over 20 years’ experience in senior public service positions. After starting out in his career with the prefect section in the Pyrénées-Orientales region and Guadeloupe, he held several high-level roles with the Ministry of the Interior’s General Secretariat.
In 2007, he joined the cabinet of Bernard Accoyer, National Assembly President, before serving with the ministerial offices of Jean-Louis Borloo, Minister of Ecology, as Deputy Chief of Staff (2008-2010), and Maurice Leroy, Minister for Urban Areas, in charge of the “Grand Paris” project as Chief of Staff (2010-2011).
After serving as the Prefect for Mayotte (2011-2013), Director-General for Overseas France (2013-2015), and the Prefect for Morbihan (2015-2016), he was appointed Director-General for Services for Métropole du Grand Paris in 2016. He left Grand Paris in 2018 to become Chief of Staff for Annick Girardin, Minister for Overseas France (April 2018-November 2019), before being appointed Interministerial Delegate for the Coronavirus Taskforce in March 2020.
Thomas Degos joined Gecina as Executive Director Residential in october 2020.