Vice President of External Venturing
Basma Kharrat serves as vice president, External Venturing. Based in Paris, France, she will oversee the global venturing efforts for Saint-Gobain. Under her leadership, NOVA’s investment focus will continue to focus on building win-win collaborations, and a commitment of open innovation and supporting startups.
Basma started her career in strategy consulting at BearingPoint, France, before joining Saint-Gobain in 2017. She worked first as Director of Strategic Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions for the Saint-Gobain Innovative Materials business unit, then as General Manager for the company’s ZirPro business within the Ceramics activity.
She is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris.