Jean-Pascal Pham-Ba is one of the cofounders and a senior officer of Solairedirect, in charge of strategic and corporate projects, business innovation, climate affairs and corporate social responsibility. He is also secretary of the board. Jean-Pascal particularly focuses on the regulatory and risks impacts on the LCOE, analyzing risks related to solar generation and on creating innovative risk management and mitigation tools for solar in a cross border context He advocates internationally for the convergence of regulations in order to accelerate the global transition to RE. He was previously a lawyer with the firm Gide Loyrette Nouel, where he provided utilities, oil and gas majors, energy specialists and international financial institutions with consulting services on joint ventures, restructuring and financial disputes. An attorney at the French bar, he holds two Master degrees in Business Law and in Banking and Finance Law from the University of Pantheon-Sorbonne.
Solairedirect is a pure play solar power company operating across four continents. The company was founded in 2006 with the mission of making solar power more competitive than other energy sources. Solairedirect has developed a distinctive scalable business model as a pure play solar power company with the aim of creating value all along value chain from development to construction, services and investment. For the financial year ended 31 March 2015, Solairedirect recorded consolidated revenue of €173 million and net income of €1.4 million. Solairedirect is now a member of the Engie group.