A recognized expert in climate and carbon strategies for companies and territories, Gérald co-founded EcoAct in 2005. With a background in physics and engineering, he also holds an MBA from HEC, and is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Advanced Leadership program. He has coordinated more than 300 consulting missions and participated in the development of more than 75 carbon offset programs. He participated in the development of the world's first VCS, VCS + Social Carbon and REDD initiatives. Member of Finance for Tomorrow and Chairman of ICROA, Gérald is also the co-founder of the NGO Entrepreneurs For Life, which supports innovative social entrepreneurs reducing poverty.