Ariane Giraud

Investment Director
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Ariane joined Ginkgo Advisor in 2017 to manage the transition of brownfield portfolios into real estate asset portfolios. She started her career working for 10 years in the field of environmental due diligence and remediation engineering (as a consultant) and progressively holding senior positions for large global public and private companies, managing, leading and securing M&A, due diligence and remediation projects on active and redevelopment sites. She worked for General Electric for 7 years as Head of International Remediation where she was responsible for driving the remediation of impacted properties, risk reduction, environmental compliance and strengthening the regulatory relationship across an international portfolio of sites in Europe and Asia. In 2015, following GE's acquisition of Alstom Power, Ariane was appointed to lead the transition of Alstom's portfolio of legacy environmental issues, globally, and secured the deal for GE, handling 128 sites in 7 months, building pre-purchase remediation financial accounting workflows based on deep technical / financial / legal expertise.

Ariane holds a Master's degree in Environmental Engineering and Management from the Ecole des Mines de Paris, a Master's degree in Urban Planning from the French Institute of Urban Planning and a Master's degree in Biology and Geology from the University of Paris.