Since 2010, Alain has volunteered and sponsored the organization Un Enfant par la Main. He became a member of the Board in 2016 and was appointed as President in January 2020. An engineer by training and a graduate in Risk Management, Alain began his career as a works engineer and project manager within the Bouygues offshore company. He then joined the company Veolia Water Technologies, where he worked as Director of Operations, Director of Zones and Business Units and Director of Projects. His activities led him to work in many parts of the world. Director of Operational Performance, Safety and Security from 2014 to 2019, he recently retired from working life and now devotes himself to the presidency of Un Enfant par la Main.