Eric Lenseigne graduated in 1987 from Lille University of Engineering in Electronics and Signal Processing and in 1989 from the Marseille CECE Business School.
From 1989 to 2018 he worked in various position at Alcatel, including as the Group Country Senior Officer for the Gulf Countries from 1991 to 1995 and in charge of Alcatel Space Business Development and Sales for Russia and the CEI from 2001 to 2006.
In 2008, Eric joined Thales as the Country Director for Sweden and the Baltic States, before being appointed Country Director for India and CEO of Thales India Private Limited in 2011.
He came back to Europe in January 2015 to take up the position of VP Business Development and Sales, first for the Above Water Business Line and then the Surface Radar Business Lines, based in Hengelo in The Netherlands.
In June 2022, Eric became VP, Drone Warfare in the Land & Air System global business unit.
Eric has extensive international experience in business development, creating partnerships, and securing deals for high value-high technology infrastructure and system projects in telecommunications, space, transport automation and defence electronics.