Nicolas recently led the GE Hydro activity in France as well as the Product Management function of the GE Hydro business, overseeing the development and improvement of all GE Hydro’s products and solutions. His previous role was Executive Key Account Leader for French utilities, where he successfully concluded deals in onshore wind, offshore wind and hydro. Nicolas joined GE from Alstom, where his last role was the France Director for the Offshore Wind business, managing the offshore wind activities in the French Territory. Nicolas also started the Floating Offshore Wind Initiative, culminating in the award of two pilot wind farm projects. In those roles, Nicolas contributed to the successful development of the offshore wind business from a startup to where it is today. Prior to this, Nicolas was a manager within the Corporate Strategy Department of Alstom where he oversaw the power and grid areas. Before joining Alstom, Nicolas worked for the French Development Agency where he managed infrastructure projects in the fields of energy and transport, as well as for the World Bank, based in Washington D.C.
Nicolas is an engineer and holds two Master’s degrees: one from École Polytechnique and the other one from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. He is a French national and has two boys, Arthur and Octave, with whom he enjoys doing outdoor activities.