Fully committed to achieving our mission, our team combines various sets of expertise. That way, we embed both social and environmental issues into our business strategies and operations as well as in investment processes, ultimately generating economic performance in the same time as social & environmental impact.
Farid Baddache leads the consulting & advocacy activites of Ksapa, leveraging Environmental, Social and Ethical performance to innovate and improve the competitiveness of business operations. He also takes part in Ksapa's impact investment activities, notably in relations to industrial companies outreach and & program design.
Farid offers a global profile with +20 years' experience in sustainability. He combines corporate (consumer sectors, industries), non-profit, academic, development and consulting experience. The former Managing Director at BSR for 10+ years. BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) is a global nonprofit organization that works in consultancy, research and collaborative programs with a network of more than 250 member companies. Farid has designed and implemented programs for 150+ clients across 100+ countries, working with top decision makers pursuing transformational changes for their organizations, improving resilience and competitiveness of their businesses given their climate and human rights agendas.
Author of several books and resources on business, sustainability and responsibility, Farid is member of several stakeholder panels & think tanks, and is board member of impact investment funds..
Farid speaks French, English, Spanish, German, and Portuguese. He holds an M.B.A. from the ESSEC Business School in Paris, an M.B.A. from the National University of Singapore in Clean Technology, and a Ph.D in Organizational Sociology from EHESS, the Paris School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences.
Connect with Farid Baddache on Twitter at @Fbaddache
Raphaël Hara leads the impact investment activities of Ksapa & also runs its administrative management (including finance & human resources). He also takes part in the development of its consulting and advocacy activities, stressing on the integration of social & environmental stakes in financial & economic approaches.
20+ years of experience as a manager in finance and investment management, conceiving and implementing complex investment schemes, acting internationally to organize and manage secure and performing investments, through legal structuring, financial modelization and analysis, and operations management.
CFO, Deputy Managing Director and Partner at Europrestim Management, a real-estate oriented development company, fund management and multiclass asset management company acting throughout Europe on behalf of international investors (family office, private equity) and managing up to 750 M€ of assets. He has been in charge for over 18 years of finance, fund management, structuring, investment analysis, IT, bank relationships management. He also has managed acquisitions & arbitration of companies and real estate assets.
Member of the Board and Manager of several regulated and unregulated companies in different European countries, as shareholders’ representative or as partner, he also has experience in the internet, physical distribution and musical industries. Passionate about music, he remains involved in music production activities on the side.
Raphaël speaks French, English, German and Portuguese. He holds an M.B.A. from the ESSEC Business School in Paris. He recently completed a forward-looking course on ”Futures, Innovation and Sustainable Development” at “Institut des Futurs Souhaitables”.
Christèle is leading engagement with companies on responsible sourcing solutions, driven by our SUTTI programs, and sustainable supply chain consulting.
For 20 years, Christèle has been unlocking commercial benefits across food, technology and non-profit sectors by pioneering strategic initiatives and shifting behaviour. Former Group head of sustainability for 14 years at Orange and Vodafone with strong interest exploring how best to leverage technologies to innovate and provide scalable solutions to human rights, carbon, waste, packaging and responsible supply chains and consumption. For the past 7 years, Christèle moved more closely to food and commodities and has been driving multi-sector partnerships for food value chains with Bonsucro, Danone, Diageo, GPSNR, ISEAL, PepsiCo, Producers Direct, RSPO, Tetra Pak, Unilever and Vodafone.
Christèle speaks English, French and Spanish.
Julie is working with Ksapa leading engagement with companies on sustainable finance and ESG in U.S.A.
For 30 years, Julie has been working with companies, including their intermediaries in the public and private markets. Ms. Muraco spent more than 20 years on Wall Street as a vice president with J.P. Morgan’s Cash Markets Division, New York City, and as a managing director in the Capital Markets Division of Smith Barney in Chicago. Prior to founding Praeditis Group, Ms. Muraco was a Senior Managing Director and head of Global Capital Markets for The NASDAQ Stock Market. She was responsible for strategy and client relations with corporate advisors, investment banks and financial sponsors, transitioning private companies to the public markets.
Hatim is Ksapa’s Programs Director. He is responsible for strategic design and operational deployment of the SUTTI programme worldwide.
For the past 15 years, he has been intent on on strengthening the capacity of local development actors to achieve impact at scale. Before Ksapa, he worked with Livelihoods Venture, an impact investment fund supported by multinational corporations (such as Danone and Mars Inc). It allowed him to reconnect large groups of vulnerable smallholders with a secure and profitable market.
Structuring resilient supply chains through innovative agronomic models and social structuration enabled him to increase the net revenue of farmers while improving the quality and traceability of targeted commodities such as vanilla, coconut or rice. Hatim has a deep knowledge of the challenges in producing key food and cash crops in tropical areas. All in all, he has taken an active part in investing more than 15M€ in agricultural projects targeting more than 100,000 farmers in Madagascar, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Hatim speaks French, English, Spanish, Bahasa Indonesian and Hindi, with a sound knowledge of Singhalese. He holds a Master Degree in Comparative agricultural system (Agro Paristech) and a Tropical Agriculture Master degree from Montpellier School of Agronomy.
Christian has a dual expertise in sustainability and IT. He is the architect of our SUTTI application and is responsible for its technical and technological development. He also participates in consulting activities around various sustainability issues.
After 20 years in the IT sector with IBM France, Metamerge A/S (Norway) and the French Space Agency (Centre National Etudes Spatiales), he completed an Executive Masters at Mines ParisTech/ISIGE in 2019 to strengthen his contribution to global sustainability projects.
Christian speaks French, English, Serbian, Spanish and Russian.
Margaux actively contributes to Ksapa's consulting and advocacy activities. With international experience in public, private and associative structures, she participates in human rights, inclusive growth and responsible supply chains projects.
She had previously worked for the Deloitte and Quantis sustainability consultancies, lobbied for environmental research on behalf of the INRA and contributed to Total’s extra-financial reporting.
A Franco-American citizen, Margaux holds sustainability certifications from the IEMA and Centrale-Supélec on top of a Masters degree in History, Communications, Business and Internal Affairs.
She is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
Sona works on Ksapa’s consulting activities. With her multi-industry experience, she makes a strong contribution to climate and circularity issues and more generally to strategic sustainability thinking within companies.
A Graduate in international development from Sciences Po Paris, she has previously worked on designing a sustainability strategy for an industrial machinery based in Kuala Lumpur. Sona has had experience on tackling social and societal issues for Total and the Galeries Lafayette Group and has analyzed the implementation of the Chinese carbon market from Beijing with EDF China.
Sona speaks French, English, Spanish, Mandarin & Gujarati.
Adrien is a SUTTI Program Officer. He’s responsible for the development, operational implementation, and monitoring of SUTTI programs. He participates in designing financial structuring schemes leveraging SUTTI’s impacts.
He has previous experiences in various industries, within public, private, and non-profit organizations. Before joining, he was involved in microfinance and social entrepreneurship initiatives in Cambodia and the Philippines, after working for Danone and RATP.
He holds a Master’s in Finance from Paris-Dauphine University, as well as a Master in Management from ESSEC Business School.
He speaks French, English, and Spanish.
Clément is part of the team responsible for the technical and operational development of our SUTTI application.
He holds a master's degree in software development and applications from the EPITECH computer school and speaks English, French and Japanese.
Paavani works at Ksapa as a Sustainability Analyst and Communications Coordinator. She ensures the smooth running of the communication plan, develops content, and is actively involved in various consulting projects.
Currently pursuing her Masters at Sciences Po Paris, she specializes in CSR, Sustainability, and Social Innovation. Passionate about sustainable development and inclusive growth, she has previously worked with a consulting firm for social enterprises and the Government of India's think tank, NITI Aayog.
With a keen interest in responsible business particularly in the context of emerging markets, Paavani aspires to work towards helping build more resilient and inclusive business models and advancing responsible management practices.
She is fluent in English and Telugu.
Julia is a Program Officer. She participates in the conceptualization, development, and management of SUTTI programs and coordinates the implementation of the projects with different stakeholders and partners.
She is an Agricultural Engineer with a MSc in Urban Agriculture and Green Cities from UniLaSalle. She has experience working in the non-profit sector on improving the livelihoods of vulnerable communities and refugees through trainings and forestry activities in Lebanon. She volunteered as an Emergency Medical Technician with the Lebanese Red Cross for 4 years and participated in disaster management trainings and interventions.
Julia speaks French, Arabic, English and Spanish.