Full-length photo of the founding team of Tardigrade AI, which offers climate performance diagnostics for adapting to climate change david kujas miia chabot jean-louis bertrand

Portrait of Jean-Louis Bertrand, co-founder and chairman of Tardigrade AI, which offers climate performance diagnostics to help you adapt to climate change.

For the past 20 years, Jean-Louis has been an expert in climate risk management for businesses. He took part in the Grenelle Environment Forum in 2007, studied the impact of climate on business, and created financial protection against climate hazards. Today, he develops tools to strengthen corporate resilience to climate change and ensure employee well-being. Vice-president of the Pays de la Loire IPCC, member of various professional and academic associations, he holds an engineering degree, an MBA, a PhD in finance, and ESG-investing certification.

Prior to co-founding Tardigrade-AI, David headed Accenture's Agribusiness teams for France and Benelux for 6 years and led the firm's digital activities for 7 years. He has founded several startups in consulting, digital and technology, and managed an ecommerce site specializing in the distribution of home furnishings. David has multidisciplinary experience in defining digital strategies, designing IT roadmaps and managing major digital programs (e-commerce, content management, community platforms, enterprise). He is now CEO of Taridgrade-AI.

Portrait of David Kujas, co-founder and CEO of Tardigrade AI, which offers climate performance diagnostics for adapting to climate change.
Portrait of Miia Chabot, co-founder and Chief Research Officer of Tardigrade AI, which offers climate performance diagnostics for adapting to climate change.

Miia holds a PhD in Economics and a Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches. She is an economist specializing in the analysis of financial and climatic systemic risks. She has some twenty years' experience in research, where she has taken part in various projects in collaboration with institutions such as the European Space Agency. A specialist in artificial intelligence tools applied to the programming, processing and analysis of vast quantities of climate and financial data, she also has in-depth expertise in the Bloomberg and Refinitiv-Eikon-Reuters platforms. She has supervised several doctoral theses, and is currently a research associate at Arts et Métiers. 

Valentin is an engineer specializing in meteo-climatic sciences from the Ecole Nationale de la Météorologie. He is responsible for developing climate data management and processing tools using the Python programming language at Tardigrade.
Valentin is also preparing a thesis on the impact, characterization and management of climate variability for European companies.

Portrait of Valentin Courquin, climate science engineer at Tardigrade AI, who offers a climate performance diagnosis to help adapt to climate disruption.

After completing a degree in mathematics at the University of Angers, during which he was awarded the François Ducrot prize, Yann decided to pursue his studies in data analysis and statistics. By taking part in the company's various activities, this internship enables him to acquire practical skills in processing and analyzing climatic data.