Sébastien Renaud holds a master in engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and a master in corporate finance from HEC, Paris. He has been working for 25 years in the energy sector, at BNP Paribas and at Total. He also run a startup active in the LED technology between 2015 and 2017. He is now investment director at BNP Paribas, in the Energy Transition Capital VC team. The team is now actively working on a new partnership with the Solar Impulse Foundation.