Mr. Lafond is an experienced sustainability strategy consultant and engineer specialized in energy efficiency and resource optimization.
Prior to founding Altanova, Julien was a Senior Engineer at Community Environmental Center (CEC) in New York, where he led the sustainable building team. Before joining CEC, he was a consulting engineer at Altran, a leading global innovation consultancy, where he directed the advanced analysis and modeling of physical phenomena and industrial processes for major corporate clients. These included Areva, ALSTOM-Power, EADS, Airbus, PSA, and CEA.
Mr. Lafond has an advanced engineering degree from the French National School of Engineers in Mathematical Modeling and Mechanics (MATMECA), as well as Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Applied Mathematics from the University of Bordeaux (France).
His clients include Arup, Perkins Eastman Architects, Urbahn Architects, Seafrigo, and Dean Foods.