Jean-Paul Reich is currently employed at GDF SUEZ. He is in-charge of managing GDF SUEZ’s Investment Capital operations in the area of CleanTech start-ups. He joined the firm in 1982. Mr. Reich has joined Gaz de France Research Division in September 2007. His role is to develop the group’s activities in the fields of capture, transportation and storage of CO2 and to develop new concepts for electricity production. Mr. Reich held several positions in the fields of distribution and transmission of natural gas and then, moved into Sales & Marketing in the sectors of metallurgy and materials. From 1998, he took over the development of the first large power plants to be built by the group and CyCoFos. Mr. Reich was an Advisor of EnerTech Capital. He graduated from the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers ». He has completed Engineering studies.