Co-head of Natural Capital, Mirova
Gautier Quéru is the Director of the Land Degradation Neutrality Fund, an innovative $200m fund co-promoted by Mirova, the responsible investment management company of Natixis, and the United Nations. The LDN Fund is dedicated to long term investments in sustainable land use projects and Nature-based Solutions. Since its inception, Gautier has been in charge of the business development and overall coordination of fund creation and team management. He also manages investment opportunities sourcing and analysis and acts as the focal point with the United Nations and other stakeholders.
Gautier joined the Natixis group in 2004 when the European Carbon Fund (ECF), a €140 million fund dedicated to projects to reduce CO2 emissions under the Kyoto Protocol, was launched. From 2004 to 2013, Gautier acted successively as investment manager, portfolio manager and fund director of ECF. Between 2013 and 2016, Gautier was Investment Director within the renewable energy fund division of Mirova. Prior to joining the Natixis group, Gautier started his career at the French Ministry of Economy, in the Energy and Climate division.
Gautier is an engineer specialised in environment and energy from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse and is also a graduate of Sciences Po Paris.