Corporate sustainability

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Altanova provides technology and data driven advisory services to global companies. From designing multiphase sustainability strategies to managing the implementation of organization wide projects, we help companies make informed decisions that create business value.

We link sustainability to integrated business priorities including improving employee satisfaction and performance. We help design workplaces that optimize employee wellbeing and productivity by better addressing their executive and emotional needs.

SERVICES
  • Thomas Baade-Mathiesen
    Thomas Baade-Mathiesen
    Vice President
  • Julien Lafond
    Julien Lafond
    Managing Principal & President
  • Stefano Vrespa
    Stefano Vrespa
    Engagement Director
Thomas Baade-Mathiesen
Vice President

IMG_3913Thomas leads Altanova’s Business Development. Previously in consulting he set up MWH Global’s marketing system in Europe and advised Private Equity clients with Bain & Company. As Market Manager he led medical device start-up Gradian’s entry to Zambia. He was Assistant to the Managing Director of the Adidas-Group in Italy, and has operated for a year in the Norwegian King’s Guard urban combat unit.

He holds an MBA from MIT and a BSc from Università Bocconi. In his spare time Thomas founded and led various initiatives for sustainable development with emphasis on holistic thinking and innovation.

Contact Information
email: tbm@altanova-energy.com

Direct: +1 (347) 809 5436

Julien Lafond
Managing Principal & President

SBC_EDA_20151020_stn2 - 1037 (2)Founder of Altanova, a New York based strategy and engineering consultancy providing innovative solutions bridging the gap between sustainability and technical implementation, Julien has over 14 years of experience advising global executives on strategies that create sustainable shared value.

Altanova has expertise on corporate sustainability and real estate, workplace, risk and resource optimization Prior, Julien worked for Altran Technologies, a global innovation consultancy, leading advanced simulations for industrial design and the development of expert systems supporting complex decision making process for major corporations such as Lenovo, Conagra, BiogenIdec Areva, Alstom and Airbus.

Julien has worked and lived in France, Switzerland and the United States.

Contact Information
email: jlafond@altanova-energy.com
Office: +1 (347) 410 9092 x707
Direct: (347) 410-9068 
Stefano Vrespa
Engagement Director

xheadshot-Stefano2.jpg.pagespeed.ic.l0KYJW6qIRMr. Vrespa is an engagement manager and a sustainability & strategy consultant for corporate clients and large real estate. His previous clients included General Electrics, ExxonMobil and Total. Before moving to New York he was an environmental consultant at MWH Global, a leading civil and environmental firm, where he worked primarily in the Oil & Gas sector. Mr. Vrespa has a Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Environmental and Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan as well as a Master of Science in Sustainability Management from Columbia University in the City of New York.

Contact Information
email: svrespa@altanova-energy.com
Office: +1 (347) 410 9092 x700
Cellphone: (347) 399-7286