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  • Today, the Ÿnsect team has 60 members, called Ÿnsecters. Our workplace is youthful – average age in the company is 34 – and gender-balanced, with 10 nationalities represented in two official languages: English and French.

    Our teams work at two different sites:

    • Ÿnstitute in Evry: insect farming and processing R&D, administration, finance & procurement, and business development
    • Ÿnsite in Dole: engineering and operations – our demonstration Farm-hill

     

     

     

    Management board



    ANTOINE HUBERT CEO & CHAIRMAN

    Antoine is Ÿnsect’s Chairman and CEO. He also leads the cooperative insect industry association, ...

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    ANTOINE HUBERT CEO & CHAIRMAN

    Antoine is Ÿnsect’s Chairman and CEO. He also leads the cooperative insect industry association, the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) and is Board Member of Protéine France consortium and LFD. Prior to co-founding Ÿnsect, Antoine worked on scientific projects in environmental risk assessment, biomass and plastics recycling. He is an agronomy engineer graduate from AgroCampus-Ouest and AgroParisTech. Together with Alexis, he co-founded NPO WORGAMIC and the company ORGANEO.

    JEAN-GABRIEL LEVON VICE-PRESIDENT

    As engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique graduated from HEC, Jean-Gabriel manages operations and pro...

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    JEAN-GABRIEL LEVON VICE-PRESIDENT

    As engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique graduated from HEC, Jean-Gabriel manages operations and production. Prior to co-founding Ÿnsect, Jean-Gabriel was an industrial project consultant at Schlumberger.

    FABRICE BERRO FARMING R&D DIRECTOR

    Fabrice leads Ÿnsect farming R&D where he applies his experience in informatics and applied mathema...

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    FABRICE BERRO FARMING R&D DIRECTOR

    Fabrice leads Ÿnsect farming R&D where he applies his experience in informatics and applied mathematics. He worked at Engie before joining Ÿnsect.

    ALEXIS ANGOT SECRETARY GENERAL

    Alexis manages several Ÿnsect support functions as General Secretary. He holds a Bachelor's Degree ...

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    ALEXIS ANGOT SECRETARY GENERAL

    Alexis manages several Ÿnsect support functions as General Secretary. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in law, and an MBA from ESSEC Business School. Before co-founding Ÿnsect, he worked in finance. Alexis co-founded NPO WORGAMIC and ORGANEO with Antoine. Alexis graduated from the main French Apiculture School (Société centrale d’Apiculture).

    BENJAMIN ARMENJON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

    Benjamin leads B2B sales and marketing activities for Ÿnsect. Before joining Ÿnsect in 2014, he he...

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    BENJAMIN ARMENJON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

    Benjamin leads B2B sales and marketing activities for Ÿnsect. Before joining Ÿnsect in 2014, he held various R&D, production, quality, and sales positions in companies such as Diana and Kemin Nutrisurance. Benjamin has a Ph.D. in food sciences.

    FRANÇOISE LESAGE CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

    With an MBA from ESCP EUROPE, Francoise manages Ÿnsect finances. Françoise has 15+ years of experi...

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    FRANÇOISE LESAGE CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

    With an MBA from ESCP EUROPE, Francoise manages Ÿnsect finances. Françoise has 15+ years of experience driving profitability and business development for international pharmaceutical and animal nutrition companies such as Adisseo.

    NATHALIE BEREZINA TRANSFORMATION R&D DIRECTOR

    Nathalie leads the R&D department for insect transformation. She has a Ph.D. in chemistry, and worke...

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    NATHALIE BEREZINA TRANSFORMATION R&D DIRECTOR

    Nathalie leads the R&D department for insect transformation. She has a Ph.D. in chemistry, and worked with Materia Nova as a senior scientist and project manager.

    THIBAULT DU JONCHAY CHIEF INDUSTRIAL OFFICER

    Thibault heads the industrial team driving innovation in farming, processing, and product technologi...

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    THIBAULT DU JONCHAY CHIEF INDUSTRIAL OFFICER

    Thibault heads the industrial team driving innovation in farming, processing, and product technologies. Backed by 20 years of industry experience in the related field of ingredient fermentation at Ajinomoto and Tate & Lyle, he leads the quest for innovative insect breakthroughs for premium animal nutrition. He graduated from Mines ParisTech and HEC.

    Strategic committee

    Ÿnsect’s Strategic Committee advisors were hand-picked for their track records in the development of fast growing innovative companies, and industry-specific agriculture and agri-food experience.

     





    ALAIN REVAH VP OF BUSINESS & CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT OF POSHMARK

    Alain is VP of Business & Corporate Development of Poshmark. Alain started his career building digit...

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    ALAIN REVAH VP OF BUSINESS & CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT OF POSHMARK

    Alain is VP of Business & Corporate Development of Poshmark. Alain started his career building digital communities for Amazon, Major League Baseball or About.com at The Well/Delphi.com. He co-founded Ulteo (acquired by AZ Network), help launch Telegroup (IPO Nasdaq TRGP). He also co-founded and invested in a number of startups including FreshPlanet, Stargazer or GreyJuiceLab, advised conglomerates like LVMH or Vivendi and venture funds like Accelerator Ventures (Zappos [sold to Amazon], Nutanix [IPO], Cornerstone on Demand [IPO], Zynga [IPO]), and Sunstone Capital. He holds two master degrees in Law and International Business from the University of Paris-Sorbonne and speaks 9 languages.

    VINCENT MAURICE GLOBAL VICE PRESIDENT OPERATIONS OF DANONE

    Vincent Maurice is Global Vice President Operations of Danone / Essential Dairy & Plant Based Produc...

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    VINCENT MAURICE GLOBAL VICE PRESIDENT OPERATIONS OF DANONE

    Vincent Maurice is Global Vice President Operations of Danone / Essential Dairy & Plant Based Products. Vincent has over 30 years experience in different global FMGC's such as Mars, Reckitt & Colman, Kimberly-Clark and Danone in local, regional or global roles in Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Quality and R&D functions. Vincent is graduated from Ecole Nationale des Industries Agro-Alimentaires.

    ASHOK SUDAN EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF VERESCENCE

    Ashok Sudan is currently Executive Chairman of Verescence, the leading global manufacturer of glass ...

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    ASHOK SUDAN EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF VERESCENCE

    Ashok Sudan is currently Executive Chairman of Verescence, the leading global manufacturer of glass bottles for the Perfumery and Cosmetics Industry. From 2010 to 2016 he was CEO of SGD Group, a multi-national group manufacturing glass containers for the beauty and pharmaceutical markets. From 1977 to 2010 he worked for a large US based plastic packaging company, Graham Packaging, where he was most recently the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the $1.5 billion food & beverage packaging business. Ashok holds Master’s degrees in business and engineering and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

    VICTOR LE MOLITOR PROGNOSTIC & IMPORTANT DECISIONS ADVISOR OF ŸNSECT

    During his larval life, Victor Le Molitor showed great determination in the choices he had to make o...

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    VICTOR LE MOLITOR PROGNOSTIC & IMPORTANT DECISIONS ADVISOR OF ŸNSECT

    During his larval life, Victor Le Molitor showed great determination in the choices he had to make on a daily basis, especially in the areas of nutrition, travel and community life. In mid-June 2018, becoming an adult, he was promoted official tipster on topics of the highest importance: the result of the matches of the French team at the Football World Cup. Thanks to his remarkable sense of prediction that allowed him to bet right at each stage, Victor was noticed by the strategic committee members of Ÿnsect who offered him a permanent place at their side, to help Ÿnsect to take its future strategic decisions.