Stéphane is a founding partner of Demeter Partners, which was established in 2005 and has become one of Europe’s leading private equity firms in cleantech.
A graduated of the Ecole Polytechnique, engineer of the “corps des Ponts et Chaussées”, Stéphane worked for the French Ministry of Environment and Energy and for Veolia. He is the author of several books on venture capital. He has and continue to serve as board member of several companies.
Bernard Maitre is a successful entrepreneur and a veteran of the venture-capital industry in France.
He created venture arms for BNP Paribas and Caisse des Dépots Group before managing several independent partnerships such as Galileo Partners and today Emertec.
Between September 2003 and October 2006, he was also Head of investments in the energy sector at the French Government investments Agency.
Bernard Maitre is a graduated of the HEC business school.
Antoine is the chairman and CEO of Ynsect. A graduate in agricultural engineering from AgroCampus Rennes and AgroParisTech, Antoine has 10 years’ experience in scientific projects in environment risk assessment, biomass management, soil remediation and recycled resources (Total & Altran).
He launched the non-profit organization WORGAMIC (food sustainability) in 2007 and the company ORGANEO(biowaste management) in 2011.
Jean-Gabriel is the COO of Ynsect. As an engineer and entrepreneur, he and his team lead the development of Ynsect’s operations in its industrial sites. He has a cumulative 8 years of experience in industrial companies and projects.
Prior to founding Ynsect in 2011, Jean-Gabriel worked and traveled as a consultant for Schlumberger in the oil industry.
New Protein Capital Pte Limited
Matthieu Vermersch is the founder and Director of New Protein Capital. Pte Ltd. Matthieu has over 25 years of experience in investment management with a concentration in Asian markets.
Prior to founding NPC in 2014, Matthieu has been with Everest Capital, a large independent investment firm with offices in the US and in Singapore, for over 16 years. He was a Senior Managing Director and the Director of Research as well as a member of the Executive and Investment committees.