Alexandre Audié directs the strategy and operations of Westland Apartment Investors. Prior to Westland, Alexandre (Alex) had an extensive career in the energy sector, starting in Paris as a member of the international acquisition team of Electricité de France (“EDF”), the largest utility and nuclear operator in the world. In 1998, Alexandre relocated to the U.S. as the market and political analyst for Electricité in Washington, DC., and was subsequently promoted to Vice President of Government Affairs EDF in North America.
Alex left EDF to head Mercury Consulting of Barcelona, Spain, and to lead its team of 110 consultants in Europe and West Africa serving the oil and gas industry. While in Angola, Alex managed the conversion of existing buildings into apartment complexes suitable for professional expatriate personnel. Alexandre holds degrees in Political Sciences and in International Business from Panthéon-Sorbonne – Paris. He lives in Portland, OR with his wife, Wendy, and their two boys.