Girish joined TotalEnergies from ABB, where he founded ABB Technology Ventures. Girish was on the selection committee for the WEF Technology Pioneers and has been listed on the Global Corporate Venturing Power List 100 for the past 5 years. He graduated as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School.
Marc worked 25 years at TotalEnergies within the Chemicals, Holding and Renewables divisions. In the past 12 years, he held senior positions in Strategy, M&A, and BUs Development, playing a leading role in launching TotalEnergies' solar businesses. He's now deploying the activities of TEV start-ups & OGCI fund within TotalEnergies BUs.
Benoit has 15 years of experience in the financial division of TotalEnergies, where he notably led the trading team within the treasury department in London. He is TotalEnergies Ventures' CFO and holds board observer positions at Xee, Chargetrip and Ontruck.
Thuy has 15 years of experience within TotalEnergies, both in geosciences and business development. Before joining TEV, she worked in M&A, especially in the energy efficiency and low-carbon solutions areas. She holds board observer position at GridBeyond.
Sosthène joined TotalEnergies Ventures after a 3-year experience in M&A and leveraged finance at Barclays, working mostly on private equity deals. He graduated from HEC Paris (finance) and Sorbonne University (business and tax law).
Steven joined TEV from the Company's E&P division, working as an Economist in New Ventures, M&A, and Operated BU Management and Development. He also held positions with several renewable energy companies in Europe. Steven holds a BSc in International Business from Copenhagen Business School.
Edouard has been investing for TotalEnergies Ventures from Paris and San Francisco. He has led investments in Renewables, Energy Storage and Energy Access. Edouard manages TEV investments in LevelTen and Volta.
Xin set up and heads the Asia division, investing in cutting edge technologies and business models in the energy and mobility sectors. She joined TotalEnergies in 2009, and worked in Strategy, Finance and M&A divisions. She brings strong knowledge of energy, VC, and the region. She worked in Deloitte's London office before TotalEnergies.
Reza has 13 years of experience in the Company, having joined in 2008. Prior to joining TEV Asia Platform, he worked in various Business Units in Exploration & Production, and Marketing & Services. He has worked and lived a number of years in Asia (Myanmar & Singapore) and is passionate about the region.
Demi heads the Emerging Markets group which focuses on investments in energy access, enabling technologies and sustainable mobility in emerging markets. Demi joined TotalEnergies in 2006 and has held various roles in Paris, Kampala & Lagos. Prior to TotalEnergies, she worked with KPMG and Andersen. Demi has an Executive MBA from INSEAD.
With a strong background in energy markets and risk management, Florian invests in the innovative start-ups of the energy access space. Florian is also TotalEnergies' coordinator of the Energy Access Lab, an international partnership which supports early-stage entrepreneurs. Florian is a board observer at PEG Africa, Promethean and Freyr.
With 18 years of experience in energy, investing and finance, Cindi brings a unique blend of start-up entrepreneur, investment banker, investor and strategist to TEV. Cindi holds board observer positions at Octillion, Ionic Materials, Autogrid, Solstice, Tado and Deep Branch.
Ugo joined the team as Analyst & is now Principal in San Francisco, where he has supported the investment process in over 10 companies. Ugo holds board observer positions at Stem, Sunverge, Booster, Scoop and Getaround. Ugo holds MSc degrees from Tsinghua, Mines ParisTech, HEC Paris and Sciences Po Paris.