The team

Hélène Demaegdt

Hélène Demaegdt

President

Career

Business manager and entrepreneur for 20 years in the retail sector and shareholder of a french producer of renewable energies, Hélène created a first foundation dedicated to childhood in 2008. In 2010, she launches the endowment fund Synergie Solaire which gradually became an energy specialist supporting NGOs regarding energy access projects.

Training

Msc in international economics
Aix-Marseille University 1988
Paris II University 1983-1987
Harvard University 1982
Laurence de Tricaud

Laurence de Tricaud

Deputy director

Career

After a few experiences especially in social entrepreneurship in Cambodia, Laurence joined Synergie Solaire’s team as Deputy Director. She is in charge of the operational, administrative and financial management of the fund and of its opening towards Europe.

Training

Toulouse Business School (Sup de Co Toulouse) 1999 - 2001
Marie Samson

Marie Samson

Partnership manager

Career

After several professional experiences in the legal, administrative and associative sector, and one year of humanitarian mission in the Philippines with the association Enfants du Mékong, Marie joined our team as NGO’s partnerships manager.

Training

Master 2 Droit et pratique des affaires internationales
Institut du Droit de la Paix et du Développement - Nice Sophia Antipolis
Diane Lacaille

Diane Lacaille

Partnership manager

Career

Employee then entrepreneur for 15 years in wealth management, Diane has joined Synergie Solaire's team in 2017 as enterprises partnership manager. She is in charge of helping and developping their Corporate Social Responsability threw sponsoring.

Training

Master of private law, Paris II Assas DESS of Banque Finances Paris IV Sorbonne
Victor Beulque

Victor Beulque

Technical manager

Career

After completing a commercial engineering degree at Iteem, Victor joined Synergie Solaire’s team by carrying out an electrification project for a local association over several months in the Philippines. Now, Victor is technical manager, he is charge of skills’ sponsorship and monitoring.

Training

Ingénieur - Iteem