Introducing Charles Vaslet from Emerald Technology Ventures
Based in our Zurich office, Charles Vaslet is a Partner with Emerald Technology Ventures with more than 14 years of venture capital experience.
Prior to joining Emerald, Charles held the position of Vice President with ABB Equity Ventures, one of the world’s leading engineering companies, responsible for the development of large renewable energy projects in Europe. Previous to ABB, Charles led the business development activities of the cogeneration business of Innogy, a large UK electric utility, and has ten years of power utility experience, both engineering and commerce in the fields of renewable energy and thermal energy plants.
He currently serves on the Boards of Emergya Wind Technologies, P97 Networks, and Librestream, and Phase Change Solutions. In addition, Charles spearheads the European Venture Fair, the preeminent and annual European industrial innovation investor conference. Previous directorships included Visedo (acquired), River Basin Energy (acquired), Arxx (acquired), and Senscient (acquired). Charles graduated with a Bachelor's degree with Honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Leeds and a Master of Business Administration from Henley Management College.