Pierre Forte, Managing Director – Pragma Industries

Trained as an aeronautical engineer in France and England (valedictorian in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire), Pierre Forte‘s career began in 1998 in anti-aircraft weapons development in Belfast. Back in France in 2000, he worked for Dassault Aviation initially on civilian aircraft and then joined the Mirage 2000-9 and Rafale military programs. After obtaining a Masters Degree in Innovative Project engineering in 2003 in parallel to his professional activities, he founded Pragma Industries in 2004 at age 27. In 10 years he has taken his venture to a world renown Fuel Cell company, serving 300 customers and exhibiting a 60% annual growth.