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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 91711831031-23
Registration date: 29/01/09 17:11:33

The information on this organisation was last modified on 07/01/15 10:20:41
The date of the last annual update was 06/01/15 13:06:54

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: THALES
Legal status: SA
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Patrice CAINE
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Marc CATHELINEAU
Position: Senior Vice President NATO, EU & UN

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 31 Place des Corolles Tour Carpe Diem
P.O. box: CS 20001
Paris La Défense 92098
Telephone number: (+33) 157778000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Succursale Thales
Avenue de Cortenbergh, 60 - boîte 3
B-1000 Bruxelles

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: With operations in 56 countries and 65,000 employees, Thales is a world leader in mission-critical information systems for Defence and Security, Aerospace and Transportation.
Building on its expertise in the most sophisticated technologies and large-scale software systems, Thales is stepping up to the security challenges of its customers in an increasingly complex world.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Marc CATHELINEAU 06/01/15 22/12/15
PAUL HOUOT 27/02/14 25/02/15
Perrine DANIEL 28/11/14 26/11/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Aeronautics including H2020, European Space Policy and Programmes, Security including Border management and large-scale IT systems, Security Research, Cyber Security, Defence including fostering a strong ESDP, EU Maritime Policy, Transport (rail, urban transport, ATM, road), Civil protection and Crisis management, Cohesion Policy, Neighbouring policy

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

ASD (Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe) - EOS (European Organization for Security) - CDPF (Cercle des Délégués Permanents Français) - SDA (Security & Defence Agenda) - KG (Kangaroo Group) - Europe&Défense - UNIFE (European Rail Industry) - UITP (International Association of Public Transport)

Financial data

Financial year: 12/2013 - 12/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 300,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 400,000,000 €
Grants: 50,000,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The above mentionned figures are approximate and concern EU-related activities, including also the European Space Agency (ESA) and all EU agencies.
Thales Delegation represents interests vis-à-vis EU, NATO and UN. This registration only concerns EU-related lobbying activities.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.