Who we are

ISL Ingénierie is an independent engineering company, founded in 1986 by three experienced engineers: Freddy Isambert, Michel Salembier and Michel Lino, and in collaboration with Pierre Londe, Honorary President of the International Commission on Large Dams.

ISL’s activities cover the following areas:

  • Dams
  • Infrastructures, hydraulic installations
  • Energy
  • Water and the environment
  • Sea and coasts
  • Scientific calculations


With over 25 years’ experience, ISL Engineering is involved in major public and private projects and we are experts in all areas of engineering from upstream studies to project completion:

  • Studies and master plans
  • Audit and consulting
  • Project management assistance
  • Project management


ISL’s team comprises engineers, planners and technicians who master our various areas of expertise:  hydrology, hydraulic systems, civil engineering, soil and rock mechanics, concrete structures, metal and glass structures, underground and electro-mechanical structures, electricity, scientific calculations, geographic information systems and environmental studies. With over 1500 study contracts in our different areas of expertise, ISL engineers have been solicited by public and private contractors in France and throughout the world.