Csilla Kohalmi-Monfils

Csilla Kohalmi-Monfils

Non-executive Board Member

Csilla is EVP Innovation at ENGIE Fab

Work Experience

Csilla joined the ENGIE EPS Board as Executive Board member in June 2019, holding the position of Innovation Director at ENGIE Fab. Prior to this position she was EVP Strategy, New Business & Digital and member of the Executive Committee at ENGIE Asia Pacific, where she also held a number of Board positions (notably ENGIE powerplants Senoko and Glow, Megajana District Cooling company, and Unabiz -a startup for which she led the ENGIE investment). Csilla joined ENGIE in 2011 as Strategic Projects Director and member of the Executive Committee of ENGIE in Hungary. Csilla has been working in the energy industry since 2005, first as Chief of Staff at the MOL Group (oil & gas), then as Business Development director for alternative energy companies in Hungary. She started her career in Unilever where she held project management positions with increasing responsibilities in Hungary, the UK, Venezuela and Colombia. She later joined BCG as a strategic consultant then Project Leader covering various industries based in Paris, Budapest and Seoul. She brings 25 years of strategic, operational and management experience spanning a number of industries and geographies, as well as a direct access to ENGIE’s open innovation ecosystem.


Csilla has a BSc in Chemical Engineering and an MSc in Bioengineering from the Technical University of Budapest as well as an MBA from INSEAD.

Family & free time

Csilla has 3 children, with whom she enjoys the outdoors, traveling, skiing and diving.