OUR TEAM

Thanks to our team of specialized and experienced professionals with various skills, we are able to offer a wide range of technical solutions adapted to your needs. A team of engineers and experts constantly optimize our industrial solutions through our Research & Development, Design Office, Engineering and Construction project managers.

More than twenty full time collaborators with complementary profiles are working towards our clients’ satisfaction, from initial contact to final handover, including the legal and financial arrangements. We are certified by the ISO 9001 standards for our Quality Management Systems.

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OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM

Marc HAFFNER
CHIEF TECHNICAL & INNOVATION OFFICER, Co-Founder

28 years in energy project management, design and construction Graduate Engineer from Arts et Métiers. Co-founder of Haffner Energy, Marc Haffner knows the energy industry and its fields inside and out thanks to his career-long presence as an executive in the family company, specialised since 25 years in designing biomass to energy powerplants. His strong experience on this type of projects gives him a high level of expertise in turning innovative ideas into technically-feasible installations.

Philippe HAFFNER
Co-Founder & President

Toulouse Business School Master’s degree
30+ years in industrial management and international sales
Before co-founding Haffner Energy with his brother Marc, Philippe Haffner met success in sales management and international business development roles. Thanks to a focus on sales strategy, market analysis, and company management, he has a strong industrial vision which led him, in 2010, to conceptualize HYNOCA® in light of the growing needs of solutions to roll out the energy transition.

Fabienne HERLAUT
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

MBA from Harvard Business School, ESCP Europe Master’s degree 30+ years in business strategy and growth Thanks to her various experiences in top management roles (large industrial French or foreign groups or family SMEs), Fabienne Herlaut brings out her ability to support companies with high-potential growth like Haffner Energy. Her expertise in the smart mobility and renewable energy markets is key to identifying business development priorities.

Laurent BARÉ
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICE

ICN Business School Master’s degree & 25+ years on corporate banking & private equity investment.
With excellent experiences in financial risk management and identification of investment opportunities, Laurent Baré secures a financial management that is both audacious and safe, in line with our development strategy.

Christian BESTIEN
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Graduate Engineer from École Centrale de Lyon.
30+ years of experience in the energy sector.
Christian Bestien has made a successful career in the industry. Previously selling machinery and powerplants across the globe, particularly in European and Asian markets, gives him a high level of expertise in managing international projects that coordinate a wide range of skills.

Frédéric AUBERT
INDUSTRIAL DIRECTOR

Master’s degree in Industrial Automation Production. Frédéric Aubert’s experiences in industrialization and the scaling-up of SMEs make him an expert in setting up production systems that meet a high level of quality criteria.