Speaker Christophe POLINE

Director of Solidarity Investments at Schneider Electric, Christophe Poline created and now manages an impact investment fund. He also led the launch of a € 75M investment fund dedicated to rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, he puts his different skills (5 Management Control, Treasury, M&A, IT) into different aspects of corporate finance.

Biography

Director of Solidarity Investments at Schneider Electric since 2009, Christophe Poline created and now manages an impact investment fund with a double target: firstly by investing in social enterprises fighting against energy poverty in France and with an expansion planned in Europe and secondly in sub-Saharan Africa, by investing in companies that work to provide access to safe and green electricity in rural and suburban areas.

He also led the launch of a € 75M impact investment fund dedicated to rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa in partnership with major European Development Banks as well as another € 20M vehicle targeting clean energies. and energy efficiency in South and South-East Asia in partnership with DFIs and asset managers.

Christophe Poline is now putting his different skills (Management Control, Treasury, M&A, IT) into different aspects of corporate finance.

He graduated from ESSEC, and holds a law degree.

Office :
Sustainable Investments Director
Organization :
Shneider Electric
Country :
France