Riadh joined DEMETER in 2017 as a Partner in charge of funds raising and deal execution in the field of Environment, Agriculture, Food-industry and Green chemistry. Riadh is a seasoned investment professional with a proven ability to source, select and grow high potential companies. Riadh has a passion and a strong understanding of opportunities and challenges around the energy and environmental transition.
He brings 9 years of experience in the Venture Capital industry. He first co-headed an angel investment fund dedicated to Cleantech and then joined a Venture Capital firm – Finovam Gestion – as a member of the Board of Directors. Riadh also experimented a Venture Capital fund creation in London and San Francisco. He executed 20+ deals.
Prior to that, in 2008 he joined BearingPoint, a Management Consulting firm, where he has the opportunity to work on strategic projects for corporate customers. Riadh started his career in 2000 working for a start-up, launched by french banking companies, providing «Purchase to pay » services. In 2002, he joined SAP where he acquired strong knowledge in the field of Information systems and IT. He then, worked for Lyreco where he was involved in Corporate development activities.
Riadh holds a master’s degree of Innovation management in Environmental and Agricultural industries from AgroParisTech and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
He is DEMETER’s permanent representative on the Supervisory or Management Boards of Naïo Technologies, Osmia, Lactips.