ABOUT US

ABOUT US

team

The founding leaders

Climate City SAS Co-founder

Laurent HUSSON

A man with a lifelong fascination for space and a creative designer and advertising executive specializing in aerospace high tech for 25 years.
Graduate of CPA/HEC, Executive MBA.
Former student of Paul Sabatier University
Creator of the Explorer space tech consulting network (Toulouse, Montreal, Palo Alto, Tokyo) sold in 2003 to U.S. group Aon.
Creator of the first magazine on the history of the space adventure (Spoutnik Magazine) and of many space technology outreach conferences.
Former Vice-President of the strategic aerospace consultancy arm of Aon and of the Sales & Marketing unit of Telespazio France.
Key contributor behind Telespazio France’s EarthLab programme.
Board member of the Imag’in Space cluster and co-founder and CEO of London XLab and European XLab.
Member of the Aerospace Valley
Win the Prize ” Generali ” presented at the Annual Forum ” Les Respirations ” for the Climate City project

Especially creator of the following brands ( associated with the digital and aerospace ):
DigitalPlace,
Nature & Technologies,
Smartspace,
Climate City,
L’ETOILE by Aerocampus,
DigitalInTheSky,

Email:husson@climatecity.eu

Tel:+33 6 43 93 72 39

Climate City SAS Co-founder & Scientific Committee Co-President

Yves M.TOURRE

A Frenchman in New York with a passion for the Southwest of France.
A world-renowned climatologist.
Researcher at Columbia University (New York).
Has published more than 120 papers in research reviews.
Formerly at the Meteo-France national weather service and now an expert working notably with CNES, the French space agency.

Email:tourre@climatecity.eu

Tel:+33 6 22 24 70 09

Partner & Deputy Managing Director in charge of the finances and the operations

Bruno DESAUNETTES

Supaero engineering (ISAE)

Physicist E.MBA HEC (CPA)

CNES’s Thermal issues former head

Founder of Epsilon Ingénierie

Co-founder of Aerospace Valley hub

Parnter & In charge of Administration and Finances for Climate City SAS

Olivier VILLAIN

Hails from the Marais Poitevin area of Western France, now a citizen of Bordeaux with a passion for the wild and a keen interest in forestry issues.
Graduate of ESSEC business school, did voluntary service overseas in South Africa.
Formerly with Arthur Andersen and Brossard.
Former Head of management control with a number of firms, notably in the agri-food sector.
A financial advisor who has developed a passion for start-ups and project funding.

Email :villain@climatecity.eu

Tel :+33 6 75 02 44 22

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

Sylvain d’Hoine

Executive Vice President of CS Communication & Systèmes – Graduated from Ecole Polytechnique
Aeronautics and Space Department
Its teams lead the design and implementation of CLIMATE CITY’s information systems

Clémence Béchu

Partner, Director of Development at Béchu & Associés – Graduate of ESCP
Urbanism and Architecture Agency
Its teams design the architecture of the CLIMATE CITY Research and Operation Centers and co-build a climate planning offer with CLIMATE CITY researchers.
On a personal and professional level, Clémence contributes to the influence of the project and to the strategic relationships that it needs.

Baptiste Regas

Co-Founder & President of A-NSE – Graduate of Arts et Métiers ParisTech and HEC Paris
Aero-Nautic Services & Engineering
His teams lead the design and production of CLIMATE CITY’s captive balloons – Climate Birds – for the global market.

Mathilde Lorenzi

Creator of the international conference Respiration dedicated to Air Quality – Graduated from Sciences-Po Paris and EDHEC Lille
Expert in institutional relations and public affairs, in association with the Air Quality markets in particular.
Mathilde contributes to the outreach of the project and the strategic relationships it needs.

Justin Antippa

Co-Founder and Associate Director of the Canadian Production Company 5600 ° K – Graduate of Concordia University (Montreal) Filmmaker and director Justin contributes to Canada’s project outreach and the strategic relationships it needs.

Marc Payan

Co-Founder and Associate Director of Collecticity, crowdfunding platform dedicated to local communities Lawyer, former lawyer of the Paris Bar Its teams contribute to the financing of the deployment of Climate Birds networks in urban areas, as part of a service offered to citizens.

THE SCIENTIFIC AND OPERATIONAL COMMITTEE

The Co-Chairs

Climate City SAS Co-founder & Scientific Committee Co-President

Yves M.TOURRE

A Frenchman in New York with a passion for the Southwest of France.
A world-renowned climatologist.
Researcher at Columbia University (New York).
Has published more than 120 papers in research reviews.
Formerly at the Meteo-France national weather service and now an expert working notably with CNES, the French space agency.

Email:tourre@climatecity.eu

Tel:+33 6 22 24 70 09

Co-chairman of CLIMATE CITY SAS scientific committee

Roger SOLARI

A Mediterranean with a passion for travels and French Guiana.
Graduate of France’s Ecole de l’Air and Ecole Supérieur de Guerre Aérienne Air War Colledge.
Registered on the French Air and Space Academy Dictionnary.
Former Psdt&Ceo Hurel-Hispano-Meudon (Snecma) and SVP Head of Arianespace launch facilities Kourou (French Guiana).
Expert in the international space launch market and global aerospace issues.
Leader of key aerospace networks in Brazil and California.

Email:solari@climatecity.eu

Tel:+33 6 08 17 54 04

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Among the members and contributors

Jeff Luval

NASA Microclimatologist Researcher – Graduate of the University of Georgia.
Particularly specialized in the observation and the modeling of the islands of heat.

Dr. Upmanu Lall

Director of the Columbia Water Center – Graduate of the University of Austin, Texas (PhD).
Belonging to the Department of Earth & Environmental Engineering at Columbia University.

Michel Faup

Responsible for foresight and innovation at CNES – Graduated from Ecole Supérieure d’Optique.
Responsible for many projects related to robotics and micro-gravity.

Anthony Bechu

Architect, founder of the urban planning and architecture agency Bechu & Associés – Architect and urban planner DPLG and Architect of Heritage Member of the French Society of Architects, the Academy of Architecture and the Academy of Technology Knight of Arts and Letters.

Adel Antippa

Professor – Physicist – Former Director of the Department of Physics at the University of Trois-Rivières – Quebec – Canada
Graduate of Tufts University (Boston) and American University of Beirut

Chairman de ICDEA en 2011 – Vice Président de CASYS en 2005