4 expert views on how to accelerate investment in green buildings and decarbonize cities
Cities are major carbon emitters and with urban populations set to rise it's vital we decarbonize buildings. But how can we boost the scale of investment?
Vincent Minier is Vice President Energy Transition Research at the Schneider Electric™ Sustainability Research Institute, within Global Strategy & Sustainability. As an energy expert, Vincent is involved in several international organizations, think tanks or industry associations. Previous to this, Vincent spent over 25 years at Schneider Electric with different positions at both operations and global level.
Until recently, Vincent was Materials, Energy and Infrastructure Platform Fellow at the World Economic Forum, and contributing to shaping the Net Zero Carbon City initiative and lead the design of new supporting tools triggering decarbonization investments in Cities.
Vincent holds both a Doctor of Science degree and PhD degree in Optoelectronics, and an Engineering Degree in Physics from National Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble (France), completed by a Finance for Executive Education program at INSEAD.
He is a member of the Board of SmartEn industry association in Brussels (Belgium).