FUND MANAGER- HEAD OF ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTMENTS & RESEARCH, SYCOMORE ASSET MANAGEMENT
Jean-Guillaume Péladan started as an engineer in wastewater treatment then as a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. From 2002 to 2009, he transformed and managed several business units of Suez’s French waste management branch. In 2010, he joined the French Environment and Energy Management Agency to build and manage the department dedicated to green innovation funding, the "Programme des Investissements d'Avenir" (Investments for the Future Program). This program was extended to reach €3.3bn of public credits in 2014 and targets the whole scope of energy and ecological transition.
In 2015, Jean-Guillaume joined Sycomore AM as Head of Environmental Strategy to build a green impact investing strategy and launch the first global listed equity fund to get the French State's Green Certification (Energy and Ecological Transition for the Climate, EETC), Sycomore Eco Solutions. In 2017, his work led to the development of an advanced metric, NEC (Net Environmental Contribution™) which shows how a business model is aligned with the energy and ecological transition and climate related objectives.
Lecturer, expert and writer, Jean-Guillaume has been engaged in NGO, such as the Shift Project and the French Center of Young Entrepreneurs.