Tristan Grimbert leads EDF Energies Nouvelles’ renewable energy operations in North America which includes EDF Renewable Energy, EDF Renewable Services, EDF EN Canada, and EDF EN Mexico. The Companies are dedicated in their efforts to create a sustainable energy economy through the development, generation, operations and maintenance of large-scale renewable energy projects across North America.
Mr. Grimbert is a board member of EDF Inc., the holding company encompassing all other EDF entitities in North America, including CENG (49% stake), Unistar Corporation and EDF Trading North America. He serves on the Board of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Board of Directors for BrightSource Energy, Inc.
Mr. Grimbert’s career began in sales and international consultancy. He is a graduate of Institut National Agronomique Paris Grignon and holds a management degree from Insead. He spent seven years prior to EDF Renewable Energy as President and CEO of Mensi SA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF, and later with Trimble Navigation Limited.