Christophe Gurtner

Chairman / Senior Advisor

Christophe has been in the battery industry for over 25 years and has developed a strong expertise in designing business models to answer the energy challenges of tomorrow.

Christophe spent 13 years with Saft in international business development and general management positions in France, Germany, the UK, the USA and Asia/ Japan.  In 2001, he acquired Uniross Batteries from Saft/Alcatel, made it a world leader in the portable rechargeable consumer battery market (Europe, North America, South East Asia, Africa) and launched the company on Euronext Paris stock market in 2006. Since 2001, Christophe Gurtner is the Chairman & CEO of Forsee Power, the specialist in lithium-ion smart battery systems for the electric transport, portable and mobile equipment and energy storage markets.

Christophe is a graduate from ISC Business School in Paris.