Founder and Managing Director of Becquerel Institute
Role in the project : Team member in - Subtask NA3.2.2: Market and competitiveness analyses
Gaëtan Masson is an entrepreneur with a passion for solar PV and the energy transition: an engineer, he also has degrees in management, political science and environmental management. He is the founder and director of the Becquerel Institute since 2014. After a decade in finance and IT, he is committed to the climate and develops the Business Intelligence of SolarPower Europe (formerly EPIA). Since 2013, he has been coordinating Task 1, "Expertise and Awareness" of the International Energy Agency PV Program (IEA PVPS). He led the PV Industry Working Group of the European PV Technology and Innovation Platform (ETIP-PV) of which he was co-chair from 2014 to 2019, and which spawned the European Solar Manufacturing Council of which he is co-chair since its foundation in 2019. He is an administrator of the CARBON project in France. He participates in the scientific committee of the EU-PVSEC and WCPEC conferences. In Belgium, he is a board member of EDORA, the French-speaking association of renewable energy professionals. In 2020 he received the Daejoo Award for his contribution to the development of photovoltaics.