France

Gaëtan Coatanroch

Gaëtan Coatanroch is senior consultant at Technopolis Group. During his career, he has developed expertise in strategic support, policy advice and public policy evaluation, with a particular interest in renewable energy support policies and Cleantech sectors as well as increasing his knowledge in financial engineering instruments, notably linked to energy transition. He has contributed to evaluations and studies for international and national public bodies. He has applied successfully a range of methods such as network analysis, interviews, surveys, case studies, desk research, literature reviews and benchmarking studies. 

Currently, Gaëtan is involved with an evaluation of public-private partnership between ADEME and TOTAL (“programme ADEME-TOTAL”) to fund innovative projects, mostly demonstrators, in the field of industrial energy efficiency. He is also assisting the Concrete Technical Institute (CERIB) in its European positioning and the development of its offer of services and the CCI Marne in assessing the opportunity to establish a cluster on recycling / circular economy. 

Recently, Gaëtan assisted the overseas territory of Saint-Barthélemy for the elaboration of its strategy to address the energy transition and various French regions in the realisation of ex-ante evaluations of ERDF-funded financial instruments for energy transition (renewable energies, energy efficiency) for the period 2014-2020. 

Prior to joining Technopolis Group, Gaëtan worked for a French consulting firm specialised in strategy, financing and public policies linked to industrial competitiveness and innovation. During this time, he evaluated the aid-scheme for the development of methanation plants in France. He also advised several start-ups and groups on business development and market access for innovative product or services. Previously, Gaëtan worked at the Regional Activity Centre REMPEITC (Curacao) as an International Maritime Organisation Consultant. He managed an international technical cooperation programme and fostered cooperation for marine environment protection between specialized UN agencies, Caribbean States and maritime and Oil & Gas industries. 

Gaëtan obtained a Master of Engineering from Arts et Métiers ParisTech (France). He also graduated with a Master of Environmental Engineering from the University of Queensland (Australia) 

A native French-speaker, Gaëtan is fluent in English and has advanced knowledge of Spanish.