Siegwart, Pascal

Aster Capital

Pascal joined Aster Capital in 2011 and is leading investments in the areas of advanced materials and biobased materials, CO2 and energy.
Prior to Aster, Pascal was CO2 Operations Director at Rhodia & Orbeo and Energy Purchasing Director at Rhodia Energy. He has been working since 2006 in the new fast growing carbon economy, in charge of developing worldwide CO2 offset projects in the Kyoto protocol frame for Rhodia and Orbeo. Orbeo is a pure carbon joint-venture between Rhodia and Société Générale developing market solutions to fight climate change. Pascal has over 10 years of industrial experience within the Rhodia group, where he held several positions in France and Italy such as Corporate Strategy Project Manager, Plant Manager and Quality Manager.
Pascal is an engineer graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique of Paris and holds a Master A. Sc. in Biotechnology from the Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal in Canada.
Pascal is responsible for managing the investment of Aster Capital in Avantium.