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Christophe Defert

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Christophe Defert 

Director, Centrica Innovations Ventures

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Christophe is based in San Francisco leading the CI Ventures team. He started his career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch in London before joining the private equity firm Tower Brook Capital Partners, where he focused on growth equity investments and leverage buyouts in a variety of industries. He joined Centrica’s group Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) department and later led the European gas origination team as part of Centrica Marketing and Trading. He was responsible for the acquisition of Panoramic Power.