Leadership team

Christophe Gurtner, a true entrepreneur in the battery industry for over 25 years, founded Forsee Power in 2011 with the strong belief that smart battery systems are the key to a sustainable energy transition.

He started with Saft where he spent 13 years in international business development and general management positions in France, Germany, UK, USA and Asia/ Japan. In 2001, he acquired Uniross Batteries from Saft/Alcatel, made it a world leader in the portable rechargeable consumer battery market and launched the company on Euronext Paris stock market in 2006.

Christophe Gurtner

Chairman & CEO

Nicolas Cailloux is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Forsee Power. Prior to joining Forsee Power in 2013, Nicolas was CFO at Uniross, the European leader in consumer batteries, and at Chronopost, the French number 1 in small parcel delivery.

Nicolas is a graduate of ESSEC Business School in Paris.

Nicolas Cailloux

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Benoit Lebrun is the Chief Operating Officer at Forsee Power. He is leading the ramp up of the Group’s operations to support the industrialization of new products and increase production volumes. He is also responsible for building up Forsee Power’s operational excellence. 

Benoît has gathered considerable industrial expertise during a career that has taken him to Assa Abloy, Faurecia and Valeo. He has overseen a host of international industrial development and transformation projects in operational or consultant capacity in different fields.

Benoît Lebrun

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Joining Forsee Power in 2013, Sébastien Rembauville-Nicolle is Director of the Smart Transport and the Smart Eenrgy Divisions, developing activities of large battery systems for transport applications such as railway, bus, and marine, along with stationary storage solutions. 

Prior to joining Forsee Power, Sébastien worked for Dow Kokam , serving successively as CFO and Global Market Manager of ESS solutions, and for Dassault - Société de Véhicules Electriques. He was instrumental in the M&A transaction that led to the acquisition of Dassault-SVE by Dow Kokam in 2010.

Sébastien Rembauville-Nicolle

Direction of Transport and Storage Division

Frédérik is the business director for the Smart Life divison at Forsee Power. He is in charge of developing activities of tailored-made solutions for light mobility, Medtech, tooling and robotics

Frédérik has built considerable industrial expertise at Thales, where he successively held different positions in projects, commercial and business unit management for over 12 years. He also was the CEO of Phytorestore  - a cleantech based in France - for 5 years.

Frédérik Baudrier

Business director for the Smart Life divison

Sophie Tricaud is the Director of Communications and Public Affairs. She is in charge of Forsee Power’s corporate and marketing communications (internal, external, and financial) along with the institutional relations

Sophie has over 12 years of experience at international industrial companies including Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan), Sperian Protection (now Honeywell Safety Products), Baker Hughes (a US oilfield service company) and Lafarge SA, the French building materials giant. She also experienced the consumer side at Louvre Hotels Group where she was heading external communications and public affairs.

Sophie Tricaud

Director of Communications and Public Affairs