Bruno Derungs is a co-founder and partner of Climate Change Capital Private Equity, a €200m Clean Tech fund, investing in growth capital and buyouts. Before setting up the CPE fund, Bruno spent 10 years in the private equity sector as an investor and advisor/consultant. Bruno was a principal at SAM Private Equity, where he successfully invested in Clean Tech companies, MD of Advanced Technology Ventures a VC in Zurich and a consultant at Bain & Company where he mainly worked for the Private Equity and M&A practice group. He started his career as a telecom-engineer and headed Philips’ datacom division in Zurich. Bruno holds a masters degree in electrical engineering from the ETH and an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York. He has VC and growth capital investment experience in IT & communications, biogas, biomass, waste and water, smart grids, storage, heating & cooling sector and solar. Bruno is on the board of Power Plus Communications AG, Enerqos SpA and Neura AG.