Olivier Marquette is the President for AES Bulgaria and the head of Business Development for Eurasia.
Olivier joined the AES group in 2006 in the North America Business Development team. He contributed to various early-stage projects in financial modeling, contract negotiation, permitting. In 2008, he transferred to AES Singapore office as Director, Business Development, and led development in Indonesia. In 2011, he joined AES Tiete S.A. as Vice-President of Business Development, in charge of the execution of AES Tiete’s growth strategy based on natural gas and renewable generation. In 2013, he joined AES Dominicana to lead the development of growth projects leveraging AES existing platform.
Prior to joining AES, Olivier held various positions at Electricite de France, first in Research and Development, then in Operations. Olivier was Operations Manager at a 500MW coal-fired power plant in Paris suburb, and was later promoted to the position of Plant Manager at the Saltillo 250MW combined cycle plant in Mexico.
Olivier is the president of Amcham Bulgaria Board of Directors since January 2019, and a co-chairman of the National Energy Chamber since March 2016.
Olivier holds an Engineer Degree from Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University, and a Master of Business Administration Degree with Distinction from Harvard Business School.