After graduating from two leading French institutes: INSA (Institut National des Sciences Appliqués) and IFP School (1986), Alain Raposo joined Renault in 1987, where he held various positions in Powertrain Design and Technology Division before moving, in 2005, to Nissan in Japan where he was appointed Senior Manager in charge of lower base engine structure development.
In 2009, he returned to Renault as Vice President, Powertrain Design and Technology Development then, in 2012, he became VP in charge of Alliance Powertrain Planning office, coordinating Renault-Nissan powertrain strategy. In 2014 he became Alliance Global VP in charge of Renault-Nissan Powertrain and EV Engineering.
In 2017 he joined PSA Groupe, in charge of EV Programs and Strategy. He was appointed to his current position at the PSA Groupe, Engineering Division, in April 2018.