Riadh Shaiek


Riadh is an Investment Manager at Cleantech BA in Paris where he has structured many early stage deals ranging from US$ 100,000 to US$2 million. Riadh has executed deals, in various Cleantech sectors, with fast-growing innovative start-ups in Europe, operating essentially in France, Germany and Switzerland. For instance, Riadh’s portfolio includes companies like Noveol (Aesthetic city wind turbines) and Green monkeys (ridesharing services). Riadh is also currently working for BearingPoint, providing sustainability and operations strategy consulting services. Prior to that, Riadh worked in both e-procurement and e-business areas where he was in charge of building and selling innovative solutions to respectively reduce purchasing cost and increase sales volumes. During that period, Riadh always had an important international exposure. Indeed, he was working for SAP in France and Germany, Lyreco in France and the UK and then for Quadrem in France and the US (Dallas based).
Riadh’s areas of expertise include Renewable energy technologies, Green entrepreneurship, Cleantech investments (Dealflow, Due diligence, Contract negotiation, Deal structuring), CSR and Operations management (Sourcing, Procurement, Sales,Logistics,…).
Riadh is a French and Tunisian national. He holds a Master’s degree of Innovation management in Environmental and Agricultural industries from Agro Paris Tech and Reims management School and he is completing an MBA at University of Chicago Booth School of Business.