Thomas André

Thomas André

Access to Energy Strategy Director

Schneider Electric


Thomas André leads the strategy of the Access to Energy program at Schneider Electric. He started his career as an electronic hardware engineer and project manager in a French SME. After studying sustainability, Thomas joins Schneider Electric in early 2010 to work on its inclusive business program. He covered coordination and then business development positions in parallel of conducting a PhD thesis, questioning the interactions between Base of the Pyramid, CSR and corporate strategies.

Thomas holds an Engineering degree from ESME Sudria, a MSc in Sustainability from HEC Paris and a PhD in Economics from Ecole Polytechnique.