Born on 10 May 1970, Benoît Lecinq is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées engineering schools. He also holds a Master of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
In 1996, he joined the Services d’Etudes Techniques des Routes et Autoroutes (SETRA) as a design engineer focusing on design and inspection of major engineering structures in France. In 2000, he joined Freyssinet International as Technical Director, coordinating technical design studies and research & development for the Freyssinet Group. In 2006, he moved where he was appointed managing director of Freyssinet Australia.
He was appointed executive Vice president of Entrepose Contracting in 2013 and became its chairman in 2014.