Paul-Francois Cattier

Paul-Francois Cattier

Managing Director, Africa Data Centres Association

Paul-Francois Cattier is currently Managing Director of Africa Data Centres Association which he founded in 2018. He is also currently Venture Partner at Energy Access Venture (EAV) Impact Investment Fund in Africa. Prior to this he was Schneider Electric President of French speaking Africa & Islands covering more than 60 Countries. From 2010 to 2015, Paul-François was Global Senior VP Data Center Market for Schneider Electric. Paul-François Cattier joined Schneider Electric in 2005 and merge as Vice President IT Business, APC & MGE UPS in in France, Benelux and French speaking Africa when Schneider Electric bought the two entities. Prior to Schneider Electric, he held different positions in sales and general management functions in companies like Alcatel, Philips, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cabletron & Anixter Paul-François is also Founding Member of Club Abidjan Ville Durable (Abidjan smart City club), and Board Member of EPF French Engineer School.