Chairman and Chief Executive Officer - Meridiam
Thierry Déau founded Meridiam in 2005. Meridiam is an independent investment firm specialized in the development, financing, and management of long-term sustainable public infrastructure projects. It currently holds offices in Paris, New York, Toronto, Istanbul, Addis Ababa, Dakar and Vienna, and is a leading investor in public infrastructure across Europe, North America and Africa.
Prior to founding Meridiam, Thierry Déau was the CEO of Egis Projects, a leading international project developer and operator and subsidiary of the French Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC). He held the position of CEO of Egis Projects for the last three years of his ten-year Egis career.
Thierry Déau is currently a member of AcTE, a committee created by the Minister of the Ecological transition to accompany and stimulate the measures defined for the implementation of the Climate Plan. He is also member of the Trilateral Commission, the International Council of the Global Leadership Foundation, an Investment Committee member for the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), a board member of the World Economic Forum’s CEO Council on Transformational Projects and a member of the Bretton Woods Committee. He is chairman of the Archery endowment fund for inclusive leadership Thierry is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris.
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