About us

Gaia Impact fund is a venture capital firm dedicated to renewable energy. We invest and build long-term partnerships with startups and SMEs with a strong environmental and social focus in Subsaharan Africa and South-East Asia.

Energy is a major stake of tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities. We believe investments from the private sector are necessary to support the development of renewable energy in developing countries. Technological innovations turned the decentralized production of renewable energy into a competitive and inclusive alternative to carbon energy. Our investments build a world in which sustainable and affordable energy is accessible to all.

Our team is made of energy entrepreneurs

Hélène Demaegdt

Hélène Demaegdt

Partner & President
Helene worked 20 years as an entrepreneur in the retail sector. Since 2010, she is Synergie Solaire's president, an endowment fund which allows European renewable energy companies to support financially and technically selected NGOs, carriers of humanitarian energy access projects all over the world.
Patrick Demaegdt

Patrick Demaegdt

After working for 20 years as an entrepreneur in the retail sector, Patrick has cofounded Tenergie, one of the biggest solar IPP in France with 800 production sites and 500MW installed.
Guilhem Dupuy

Guilhem Dupuy

Investment Director
Guilhem has a degree in economics and political science from Ecole normale supérieure. He worked at Ecofi and at the Crédit Coopératif, where he contributed to structuring the impact finance sector. He also created his own consulting firm, focusing on social and environmental impact, and he participated to the structuration of Gaia Impact fund.
Victor Beulque

Victor Beulque

Investment Officer
Victor is graduated from an engineering and business school. He realized a rural electrification project in the Philippines over several months and he worked as a technical expert within the endowment fund Synergie Solaire.

Join us

Vacant positions at Gaia Impact Fund

Gaia is always looking for high-potential candidates with experience in energy and emerging countries.

Contact us to apply.

Vacant positions in our partners' offices
  • Easy Solar – Data Analyst – Freetown, Sierra Leone (see the job)
  • Easy Solar – National Sales Manager – Freetown, Sierra Leone (see the job)
  • Oolu Solar – Sales and Marketing Manager – West Africa (see the job)
  • Oolu Solar – HR Manager – Dakar, Senegal (see the job)
  • Solaris Offgrid – Senior Software Engineer, Spain (see the job)
  • Solaris Offgrid – Senior Mobile App Developper – Valencia, Spain (see the job)