Laurent spent 15 years working in the development and construction of international energy projects in Europe, Iran, Indonesia, and the Middle East for the Group Total. Laurent moved to the renewable energy sector in 2010 to lead, within the frame of a JV with MASDAR, the construction of Shams 1, the first concentrated solar energy power plant in the Middle East and the largest worldwide at the time of its commissioning.
After 3 years of developing the activities of SunPower in the Middle East – closing significant deals in Morocco and Qatar, developing a very large solar project in Egypt, Laurent joined Akuo Energy in the summer 2015.
He is based in Dubai and has been leading the development, EPC activities, and operations of AKUO Group in the MENA region before being appointed as CEO of SirajPower – the leading company in solar rooftop solutions in Dubai.
Laurent holds a BS of Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris / France) and a MS of Paris Tech (Paris / France – Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées).