Business Development Lead, Spatial Informatics Group
Jean-Pierre (JP) has a broad role on the Pyregence Project team, including supporting project management initiatives, overseeing project messaging, and participating in user engagement activities. He is an environmental consultant with experience developing climate change mitigation and adaptation projects in Europe, Asia, and the United States. Jean-Pierre’s diverse career reflects his drive to innovate and address environmental challenges. He focuses on forest health, ecosystem management, global warming, and wildfire. He draws on SIG’s deep expertise in remote sensing, applied research, and analytical capabilities to implement geospatial services. Jean-Pierre has delivered international development programs in the peatland forests of Indonesia for UNICEF and Millenium Corporate Challenge. As part of a Hong Kong-based technology company, he delivered geospatial services for land use change and agricultural productivity in Southeast Asia. He has implemented fire management programs for early detection of forest fires in Indonesia, China, and South Africa. He has a deep understanding of carbon analytics for forests, soils, and buildings. The first half of his career was spent in the field of environmental design for buildings, where he delivered flagship projects including zero-carbon homes. Jean-Pierre holds an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a master’s in Economics from the University of Strasbourg. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area.