Sébastien Clerc

CEO Voltalia


Sébastien Clerc has specialized in the infrastructure sector, and notably renewable energies, for over 25 years. He also has proven expertise in change management and in company creation and development. Following 10 years in project financing at Crédit Lyonnais in Canada, then in New York, he returned to France in 1999 to join Ixis, then a subsidiary of Caisse des dépôts, where he created and developed three activities: project financing consulting, management of infrastructure investment funds, then project financing. In 2007 he actively participated in the merger of Ixis and Natexis, notably by managing the fusion of the two banks' project financing teams in France and abroad. Sébastien Clerc was president of Natixis Environment & Infrastructures (formerly IXIS Environment & Infrastructures) from 2000 to 2011. From September 2009 he also managed Natixis Alternative Assets. He is a graduate of IEP Paris and the University of Paris X.