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Pierre-Jérôme Desmarquest

 Pierre-Jérôme Desmarquest
Head of Voltalia Portugal & Head of O&M, COE and Asset Management

Pierre-Jérôme Desmarquest is an International Executive skilled in Services to Power Generation and Industries, a Global Leader with 25 years of experience in Services and turnkey projects to Energy and Industries.
Born in France in 1966, his academic qualifications include an Electromechanical Engineer degree, a Business degree, and an Executive Program at INSEAD. Speaking 4 languages (French, English, Portuguese and Spanish) he leads and develops multicultural Teams, Engages Teams through changes and growth to deliver beyond expectations since he started working in 1992 at ABB Service France, Lyon as it’s Service Manager of Power Electronics Service unit in France. His journey inside ABB included also other positions until 2004 such as Project Manager (France), Service Manager - ABB Servicio Mexico, SA (Mexico DF), Country Manager - ABB Ivory Coast & Sub-region (Abidjan), and Country Manager - ABB Senegal & Sub-region (Dakar). From 2005 until 2015, Pierre-Jérôme assumes leading positions at Alstom Power Services in France and later Managing Director in Alstom Power Services Latin America (São Paulo, Brazil). From 2015 until 2017, he worked at GE Power both in Paris and in São Paulo as a Managing Director offering the full range of Services for Steam Turbine, Generator, Gas Turbine, Boiler, AQCS, BoP, Control to Power Plants (Nuclear, Gas, Coal, Oil and Industrial) in France and supporting globally the legacy Alstom French fleets.
In Icare Group from Mar.2017 until Sept. 2017 he was the Vice President of Icare Energy - Icare Group, Mies/ Switzerland a Projects Development company to support energy transition, COP 21 commitments, Customer assets competitiveness, EPC and Services Provider.
In October 2017 he joined Voltalia as the Head of O&M and Asset Management at Voltalia and Head of Voltalia Portugal looking for increasing renewable energy penetration factor.