Our Team

With team members based on three continents, NOVA by Saint-Gobain helps to unlock innovation potential around the world, working collaboratively with startups as a strategic partner to connect them with the resources, support and expertise they need to succeed.

Leadership

  • Basma Kharrat

    Basma Kharrat

    Vice President of Internal and External Venturing
    Paris, FRANCE

North America

  • Sven Harmsen

    Sven Harmsen

    Director of External Ventures, 

    Boston, UNITED STATES

  • Adarsh Sowcar

    External Ventures Manager, 

    Boston, UNITED STATES

  • Michel Nasilowski

    Michel Nasilowski

    External Ventures Manager
    Boston, UNITED STATES

  • Daphné De La Grandière

    External Ventures Manager
    Boston, UNITED STATES

EUROPE

  • Jonathan Williet

    Jonathan Williet

    Manager, External Ventures Europe
    Paris, FRANCE

  • Shiva Kianpoor

    Shiva Kianpoor

    External Ventures Manager
    Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

  • Colleen Schutte

    External Ventures Manager
    Paris, FRANCE

ASIA

  • Clara Martiny

    External Ventures Manager
    Shangai, CHINA

  • Jing Zhou

    Jing Zhou

    External Ventures Project Manager
    Singapore, SINGAPORE

  • Tejas RAO

    External Ventures Manager
    Chennai, INDIA