President & CEO, GHGSat Inc.
Stéphane Germain founded GHGSat in 2011 to answer a market need for consistent, high-quality measurements of greenhouse gas emissions from industrial facilities worldwide. Mr. Germain has been passionate about applying space technology for the good of the Earth for over 30 years. He started his career as an engineer and project manager at Spar Aerospace, followed by several years as a consultant with Bain & Company, a leading international strategy consulting firm. He then held senior management positions in both small and large Canadian aerospace companies before turning to entrepreneurship in the 2010s. Mr. Germain graduated from Queen’s University (Canada) with a B.Sc. (Engineering Physics) and a Master’s in Business Administration from INSEAD (France).