Thierry Lepercq

1st January, 1970

Thierry Lepercq

Mr. Thierry Lepercq is the Founder of Soladvent, a developer of mass-scale solar-to-gas (hydrogen) projects for industry (chemicals, steel…), energy and transportation, to compete directly with fossil fuel options. Mr. Lepercq is a world recognized thought leader and leads Soladvent’s public affairs efforts to advance mass-scale green hydrogen programs in Europe, the US and India. Mr. Lepercq specializes in structuring of partnerships with upstream, midstream and downstream value chain partners, as well as the design of technical and financial models to set up financial and industrial consortiums.

Prior to Soladvent, Mr. Lepercq served as Executive Vice President of ENGIE SA since May 05, 2016. In that role, Mr. Lepercq was in charge of supervision of the Research & Technologies and of Innovation. Mr. Lepercq is a Founder of NetsCapital and served as its Managing Director. Mr. Lepercq co-founded Solairedirect SA in 2006 and served as its Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. From 1994 to 1999, he was with Oddo et Cie, an investment bank for young information technology (IT) companies. At Oddo et Cie, he managed about thirty fundraising and M&A transactions for well-known IT players such as Omnicom, Fi System, Europstat, Integra, Silicomp, Alten, GL Trade and Prologue Software. Prior to that, he performed M&A Advisory work for Arjil Bank. He served as Project Manager at Arjil Bank from 1990 to 1994. He began his career in acquisition financing (LBO) with Bankers Trust in New York and Paris. He was an Associate at Bankers Trust from 1986 to 1990. Mr. Lepercq is a serial entrepreneur and graduate of HEC business school and received his Doctorate in Social Sciences from the University of North Carolina in the United States.


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