A high-tech industrial company to support your projects

Waga Energy was founded in January 2015 in Grenoble, France, by engineers from Air Liquide. The company draws on its unparalleled gas engineering expertise to develop biomethane injections projects serving the energy transition.

Waga Energy employs 70 people and possesses all of the skills required to design, build, and operate landfill gas recovery, upgrading, and grid-injection projects — including project financing, design, construction, installation, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and biomethane sales to gas utilities.

Waga Energy is based in Meylan, (near Grenoble, France) a world-renowned center for high-tech innovation with a reputation for leadership in gas engineering and cryogenics. Waga Energy also has a US subsidiary in Philadelphia.

Waga Energy SA (siège social)

2 chemin du Vieux Chêne, 38240 Meylan

Waga Energy Paris

89, rue du faubourg Saint Antoine
75011 Paris

Waga Energy Canada

533 Avenue de la Montagne, Suite 102
G9N 0A3, Shawinigan, QC, Canada

Waga Energy USA

150 Monument Road #207
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, USA

Waga Energy France

Locaux Meylan

2 chemin du Vieux Chêne
38240 Meylan
France

Waga Energy Canada

Locaux Meylan

533, avenue de la Montagne
porte 102
Shawinigan (Québec)  G9N
0A3

Waga Energy United States

Locaux Meylan

150 Monument Road #207
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
USA

Executive Committee

Mathieu Lefebvre

Chief executive officer

Co-founder

Engineer graduated from Centrale Marseille, Mathieu has a unique expertise in the biomethane sector and a strong experience in business development. He started the biogas activity for Air Liquide and built the first anaerobic digestion plants in France. Mathieu is a permanent member of the French national working group on biomethane since 2009.

Nicolas Paget

Chief Technology Officer

Co-founder

Material engineer graduated from UTC Compiègne, Nicolas is know as an industrial gas plant expert. After a successful experience at Technip, he joined the biogas team at Air Liquide, as head industrialization and standardization of biogas plants. He started the first anaerobic digestion plant in France while being in charge of the development of membrane scrubbers.

Guénaël Prince

Chief R&D Officer
Co-founder

Guénaël graduated from Arts et Métiers ParisTech and the gas process engineering school IFP. He worked on the regasification process startup of the LNG terminal at Fos (France) for Sofregaz. He joined Air Liquide as a process expert and designer for cryogenic and biogas plant. He was in charge of the development of cryogenic processes and product manager for helium liquefiers.

Marco

Marco Venturini

VP Marketing and Sales

Lawyer, economist and MBA graduated, Marco has a 30-years experience in the environmental industry (waste, water, soil, energy) as managing director of business units at Veolia, Paprec, and EnGlobe Soil Remediation. He formerly assumed board positions in several companies and organizations in France, the UK, Canada, Italy, Morocco and Israel.

Guillaume Piechaczyk

Chief operating officer

Graduated from Arts et Métiers ParisTech and IUT Montpellier, Guillaume is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the WAGABOX® units. He previously worked for the French gas grid operator GRTGaz, and was then in charge of maintenance of offshore oil rigs for Doris Engineering.

Marie-Amélie Richel

Chief Financial Officer

Marie-Amélie graduated from GEM business school. She was in charge of accounting control for Rio Tinto’s (mining group) affiliates in France and the EMEA region before joining the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) to apply her expertise to the field of innovation.

WAGATEAM

Marie

Marie Alzon
Project Engineer

Emmanuel Astier
Operation technician

Laurent Barbotin
Communication

Giulia

Giulia Barina
Project Engineer

Mehdi

Mehdi Bouti
Stock manager

Yolène

Yolène Brosse
Sales Assistant

Margarita Cabrer
Business Developer

Olivier

Olivier Chain-Millet
Operation technician

Marine Cohen
Project Engineer

Maxime

Maxime Croibier
Operation technician

Jules Cugnet
Operation technician

Fabien

Régis Vong
Operation technician

Laurine Durand
Operation technician

Stéphanie

Stéphanie Fayet
Executive assistant

Jonathan Fugier
Operation technician

Yohann

Yohann Garcin
Management Control

Axel

Axel Geudin
Operation technician

Joris Legay
Project Engineer

Laurent Liatard
Project Engineer

Quentin Mahot
R&D Engineer

Jérome

Jérôme Mando
Project Engineer

Caroline Millet
Project Engineer

Lucie Nezondet
Accountant

Nicolas Noël
Project Engineer

Boubaker Oueslati
Project Engineer

Elsa Perfetti
Human Resources

Jean-Marie Perrier
Project Engineer

Fabien

Aurélien Piccarreta
Project Engineer

Franck

Franck Piel
Operation technician

Josiana Prado Afonso
R&D Engineer

Cédric

Cédric Synakowski
Operation technician

Vincent Tisseire
Business Engineer

Martin Tramoy
Health & Security Engineer

Amel Trari
Accountant

Edoardo

Edoardo Trottini
Business Engineer

Antonio Trueba
R&D Engineer

Oussama Belkacemi
IT Engineer

Nelly Rochas
Human Ressources apprentice

Edoardo

Léa Cochennec
Accountant apprentice

Evan Bianchi
Communication apprentice

Loïs Jeunet
Operation apprentice

Jason Pennypacker
Project Developer

And maybe you ?

Board of directors

Expert comitee

Mathieu Lefebvre
CEO and co-founder

Guénaël Prince
Chief R&D Officer and co-founder

Marc David
Investment Director, ALIAD

Christophe Guillaume
Manager, Noria

Amaury Bierent
CEO Ovive

Arnaud Lelattre
CEO Starquest Capital

Dominique Gruson
Independant Director

Stéphane Assuied
General Manager, Tertium

Pierre Briend
Former Process Manager, Air Liquide

Yves Verdurand
Former General Manager, Girus

Advisory board North America

Denis Bollinger
VP Assets and Regulatory Affairs, EDL

Denys Turcotte
Former VP Sales, Alstom North America

Pierre Gauthier
Former CEO Alstom North America

Logo Noria
Logo Tertium

Awards

An innovation grant under the French government’s economic stimulus program PIA (Programme d’Investissements d’Avenir)

First Prize in the 2016 Fighting Climate Change Awards (French energy agency ADEME and the French Ministry of the Ecology, Sustainable Development, and Energy).

Pollutec 2016 Innovation Awards

2016 Start-up of the Year for the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region (EY/L’Express)

Runner-up in the European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) 2018

WAGABOX® is one the 1000 Solutions to protect the environment certified by the Solar Impulse Foundation.