Gérald Maradan has become the new co-chair of ICROA. He takes over the position from Jochen Gassner of First Climate after his two year tenure finished at the end of 2017.
Gérald is a well-known expert in climate and carbon strategies for companies and territories. He founded EcoAct in 2005 and has accompanied many groups in implementing their carbon neutrality policies. He has coordinated more than 100 consulting missions and participated in the development of more than 25 carbon offsetting programs (biomass, wind, methanisation, hydroelectricity, heat recovery, energy efficiency, REDD+).
Chair of ICROA in 2013 & 2014, Gérald has been a lecturer at the University of Paris Sorbonne, and is a regular speaker at international conferences. Physicist and engineer by training, he also received an MBA from HEC Paris.
Gérald is the co-founder of the NGO Entrepreneurs for Life, which supports innovative social entrepreneurs with the aim of reducing poverty.