Managing Director, Aquitech
Saint Martin, French Caribbean
For over 15 years, Jean-Pierre has been involved in the design, construction and operation of industrial and municipal wastewater and solid waste treatment and valorisation facilities in Europe, Africa and in Latin America. His work has included development of innovative wastewater and solid waste management methods on behalf of UNESCO, construction and operation of landfills with integrated recycling platforms, landfill rehabilitation and closure, and construction and operation of wastewater treatment plants.
Jean-Pierre has also held senior executive positions in several companies in the construction industry where he’s been responsible for implementation of large-scale projects such as hydro dams. He also served as an elected member of the Small and Medium Business Confederation and Chamber of Commerce and Industry in France. Jean-Pierre holds a bachelor of civil engineering degree from the Technical Institute of Le Garros in France.
Director of External Affairs , ESCOM
For the past 25 years Dominique has established himself as a skilled executive and senior manager with a track record for developing innovative new businesses, both in France and the United States. Dominique has held positions in business development, marketing and global business management with large multi-national firms such as Hoechst-Clariant and Rhône-Poulenc-Rhodia.
In his current role a Director at ESCOM (Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Organique et Minérale), a leading French chemical engineering school, Dominique develops and manages corporate R&D partnerships with leading French and European players in the environmental, water treatment, specialty chemicals, and energy industries.
Dominique is the founder and CEO of Ribola Conseil Innovation, a Paris-based consultancy advising French firms on project management and financing issues. He also founded and served as CEO and Chairman of Innodev SAS, a French consulting company, in addition to co-founding Seadev SAS , a company producing specialty chemicals through biotechnologies.
Dominique holds a degree in chemical engineering from ESCOM, a Master of Science from University of Paris Sorbonne, and a PhD in Chemistry from Ecole Centrale de Paris.