Nicolas Rochon has extensive experience in managing environmentally focused assets. After co-developing La Financière de Champlain, a pioneering company in financing the transition to green energy, Nicolas founded the RGREEN group in 2010 to support professionals in the renewable energy sector, first as an advisor and then by implementing the INFRAGREEN solution. Nicolas has been secretary and a member of the board of directors of Enerplan (union of solar energy professionals) since 2016. . Nicolas Rochon holds a master's degree in financial engineering from EM Lyon.
Managing Partner & Head Of Compliance
Cédric Lacaze has more than 17 years’ experience in energy transition/environment asset management. He started his career as a management/strategy consultant at PriceWaterhouse Coopers and Bearing Point. He joined La Financière de Champlain, an asset management company specializing in sustainable development, especially renewable energies, as CEO in 2005. Cédric joined RGREEN INVEST in 2012 as COO. Cédric holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Supelec.
Partner - Investment Director
Olivier Guillaume joined RGREEN INVEST in March 2016 with over 19 years’ experience in M&A, business development, and renewable energy infrastructure investment. He specialized in Renewable Energy industries in 2006, first with the EDF/EDF EN Group, then with ESU Services (fund adviser specializing in renewable energy investments) and then with U.RG Capital, an infrastructure fund focusing on renewable energy investment. Olivier holds a Master of Science degree (INSA) and a Master of Business Administration from HEC Paris.
Partner - Investment Director
Benoît Forgues joined RGREEN INVEST in 2014, with considerable experience in infrastructure project finance. He first worked for Crédit Agricole and was then in charge of creating the renewable energy project finance department at Banque Palatine. He has managed the senior debt financing of more than €700M in renewable infrastructure projects. Benoit holds a master’s degree in Engineering from the Ecole Centrale Marseille and a master’s degree in financial engineering from EM Lyon.
Guillaume Ktorza joined RGREEN INVEST in 2018. Guillaume started his career at Platinum Equity, an American private equity firm, where he participated in their European development. He was then responsible for sustainable investments at Gravitation, Charles Beigbeder’s investment holding company. He subsequently became a member of EREN’s team, where he managed the acquisition of more than 200 MW of operating and ready-to-build projects in Europe and America. Guillaume holds a masters’ degree from EM Lyon.
Sébastien joined RGREEN INVEST in September 2019. He has more than 20 years' experience in the infrastructure sector (Macquarie Capital, Total Eren, among others). Sébastien has specialized in renewable energies for the past 10 years, including research, structuring and execution of investments and financing in multiple environments. Sébastien holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Finance from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.
Mathilde joined RGREEN INVEST in November 2019 and has 12 years' experience in investment banking (BNP Paribas). She specializes in structured finance in the energy and infrastructure sectors. She initially advised and financed sponsors, developers and governmental entities for the implementation of renewable projects in the EMEA zone. She then supported upstream oil and gas companies (small- and mid-caps) in all their financial needs and in developing their business (acquisition, development, projects, junior debts). Mathilde holds a master's degree in International Relations (Sciences-Po Paris) and a master's degree in International Risk Management (HEC Paris).
Jérôme Percepied began his career in 2008 at E&Y specializing in Oil & Gas Audit before joining their Transaction Advisory team dedicated to the renewable energy sector. He joined RGreen Invest in 2013 as a Senior Analyst and in that role was responsible for modelling and investments analysis. Before his appointment as Investment Manager in 2018, Jérôme had been Head of Valuation since 2015. Jérôme holds a masters’ degree in Finance from EDHEC Business School.
Rémy Prieur joined RGREEN INVEST in 2018 as an Analyst to support the management team on all investment stages. Rémy has project management and development experience, primarily in Oil & Gas (Total, Saipem) where he worked for 3 years, before specializing in project financing, particularly in the energy industry. He holds a master’s degree in Engineering from INSA and an MSc in Project and Structured Finance from University of Paris X created in partnership with the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.
After four-year of apprenticeship in audit, consulting and project financing, mainly in Oil & Gas and infrastructure (Total, Natixis), The-Kim specializes in project financing, particularly in the energy sector. He joined RGREEN INVEST in 2019 as an Analyst to support the management team on all investment topics. The-Kim is a graduate of the University of Paris Dauphine and holds a Master in Corporate Finance from Financia BS and a Master in Project Finance, Structured Finance from the University of Paris X created in partnership with the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.
After two experiences at SGCIB in export financing, then in project financing in the energy sector, as well as one year of experience as a project finance analyst at Eramet in the Lithium BU, Lorraine joined RGREEN INVEST as an analyst in infrastructure financing in the renewable energy sector. Lorraine holds a master's degree in management from EM Lyon.
After a first experience in finance and strategy consulting, Alexandra worked as an intern in the Business Development department of RGREEN INVEST in 2020. As a graduate of ISAE-SUPAERO with a Master's degree specialized in Financial Engineering in the field of Energy and Environment, Alexandra officially joined RGREEN INVEST in 2021 to support the management team on investment matters.
Partner - Head of Business Development & Investor Relations
Prior to joining RGREEN INVEST in January 2018, Stéphanie Bégué was in charge of Institutional Solutions Coverage at Morgan Stanley, Nomura and Royal Bank of Scotland. Stéphanie is a French actuary and holds an MBA from the College des Ingénieurs Paris. She started her carrier at Allianz in 2001.
Head of Risk, Compliance & ESG
Julien joined RGREEN INVEST in September 2019. He has 12 years' experience in consulting on banking and financial regulation, including internal control, internal audit and managing complex projects. Julien joined EY Advisory in 2015 as Manager of the Asset Management Advisory Risk team and became Associate Director in 2016. Julien holds a master's degree in Public Business Law and a master's degree in Business Law from the University of Toulouse 1.
Anne-Laure de la Roche
Head of Asset Management
Anne-Laure has more than 20 years of experience in private equity investment in infrastructure. She began her career in banking, acquiring an expertise in structured finance in the infrastructure and renewable energy sectors at DEXIA where she worked in Paris and Italy for 14 years, acting as a financial advisor and lender. Subsequently, Anne-Laure joined the asset management business at DIF Capital Partners where she was responsible for managing equity investments in France and Italy for 7 years.
Anne-Laure is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Lyon and the Politecnico of Milan (Construction Engineering).
Head of Middle Office
Before joining RGREEN INVEST in 2018, Sandrine Pouzère worked as an Account Manager for a PV manufacturer involved in several Positive Impact projects. Prior to that, she was Deputy CFO for an airline company where she took the lead on all internal and external audit recommendations and relationships for four years. She started her career in 2000 as an accountant for an accounting & auditing services firm. Sandrine pursued a chartered accountancy program and holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
Middle Office & Controlling
Ongoing recruitment - June 2021
José Chaves joined RGREEN INVEST in October 2017. He has extensive experience in international power grids from his work at Schneider Electric. José has worked for 10 years on renewable energy projects, including the Guangdong pumped-storage power station (2400 MW – 2nd largest in the world) and photovoltaic projects across the globe. In 2008, he participated in monitoring Schneider Electric’s photovoltaic power plants. José is a graduate of the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées in Toulouse and the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires in Grenoble.
Head of Valuation
Norman Jost joined RGreen Invest in 2018. Norman has nine years' experience in M&A and financial analysis in renewable energies. After working as an analyst as part of Taylor DeJongh’s renewable energies department, he was an Investment Director at Tenergie, an independent renewable energies producer. In 2015, Norman founded Zodiac Finance, an independent financial engineering consulting firm. Norman holds a Masters’ degree in Financial Engineering from EM Lyon.
Virginie Coulomban joined RGREEN INVEST in 2019, she has 14 years' of experience in the communication sector. After an initial experience as a press officer at Self Image, Virginie held the position of Communication Manager at the Taménaga Gallery. In 2019, she created ARZH Conseil, an independent communication and administration management consulting firm. Today, she is RGREEN INVEST's Office Manager. Virginie is a graduate of the Ecole Francaise des Attachés de Presse, section Entreprise (EFAP Paris).
Head of Risk, Compliance & General Counsel
Julien joined RGREEN INVEST in September 2019. He has 12 years of experience in consulting related to banking and financial regulation, including internal control, internal audit and management of complex projects. Julien joined EY Advisory in 2015 as Manager of the Asset Management Advisory Risk team and became Associate Director in 2016. Julien holds a Master's degree in Public Business Law and a Master's degree in Business Law from the University of Toulouse 1.
Sébastien joined RGREEN INVEST in September 2019. He has more than 20 years of experience in the infrastructure sector (Macquarie Capital, Total Eren...). Sébastien has specialized in renewable energies for the past 10 years, including research, structuring and execution of investments and financing in multiple environments. Sébastien holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Finance from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. Sébastien holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Finance from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.