Chiara VENTURINI - Consultant
Chiara holds a degree in International Relations from the University of Genoa and a post-grad in management of EU-funded projects from the UCL and the Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce. She has worked for the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin, and the Italian Institute of Culture of Pretoria. Before joining Hinicio, she worked for Cerame-Unie, the European association of the ceramics industry, and for a private consultancy specialized in FP7, CIP and Intelligent Energy projects. In addition to her native Italian, Chiara speaks English, French and Spanish, and has a basic knowledge of Dutch.
Isabelle BUSCKE - Consultant
A German and French national, Isabelle holds a Master's degree in Political Science and Linguistics from the University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. During several years of her studies she worked at Frey Architects, an architecture office in Freiburg specialized in ecologically and economically sustainable construction, where she was responsible for the French building projects, compliance with French regulation and consulting on energy efficiency. After her studies, she participated in a training programme at the European Parliament in Brussels before working for Edelman in the EU Public Affairs team on ICT and energy issues. As a Consultant within Hinicio's team she is responsible for developing end-use energy efficiency services.
Isabelle speaks German, French and English fluently and has a good notion of Portuguese - with Dutch next in line.
Jean-Christophe LANOIX - Senior Consultant
Jean-Christophe is an electrical engineer from SUPELEC (Paris, France) and holds an MSc. Sustainable Process Management from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburg (UK). He joined Hinicio in 2007 and since then has been working for a large range of public and private clients on topics related to renewable energy, hydrogen and fuel cells and energy storage. Since 2009, Jean-Christophe is in charge of developing Hinicio's activities in France from the Paris office. In parallel to its activities at Hinicio, Jean-Christophe teaches as an invited lecturer at the top French engineering university Ecole Centrale Paris where he delivers a yearly seminar on sustainability to end-year students.
Jennat EL GUENNOUNI - Analyst
Recently graduated from the Université de Technologie de Compiègne (France), Jennat is an industrial process engineer trained in innovative project management. After having completed her graduation project internship at Hinicio, she is now following a work/study training program in order to obtain an executive master in energy management delivered by the French school Supélec. Based in Paris, she has mainly worked for important industrial clients like GDF Suez or Air Liquide and has developed expertise in the fields of hydrogen and fuel cells, energy storage and the valorization of waste hydrogen in the industry.
Paola TRUCCO - Consultant
Paola is currently responsible for EU project management, including a European Parliament framework contract and a framework contract for Analysis and Impact assessment with DG Energy. Paola is also monitoring EU policies for Hinicio's clients in the field of RES Directive, Smart grid initiative, European Energy Infrastructures priorities, Renewable electricity and Climate Change policies.
Paola has acquired a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and holds a Specialization Master in Economic Growth and Globalization from the University of Louvain La Neuve, Belgium.
Prior to working with Hinicio Paola worked with the European Commission, Directorate general Taxation and Customs Union, reporting directly to the Director General. Paola speaks Italian, English, Spanish, French and has a basic knowledge of Dutch and Portuguese.