Speaker of Joint European Disruptive Initiative


Founder of ACAPITAL

André Loesekrug-Pietri is a graduate of HEC School of Management, International M.B.A. Program of the Michigan Business School and was auditeur libre at Sup’Aéro aerospace engineering school. Mr. Loesekrug-Pietri studied the Global Leadership & Public Policy Program from Harvard Kennedy School.



André Loesekrug-Pietri, former Special Advisor to the French Minister of Defence, founder of ACAPITAL, European Young Leader (EYL40) and speaker for J.E.DI., the Joint European Disruptive Initiative aiming to accelerate Europe’s leadership in disruptive innovations.

André Loesekrug-Pietri is the founder of ACAPITAL, a private equity fund investing in innovative European companies with strong international growth potential. The core focus of the fund is industrial tech, including energy and security technology companies. Loesekrug-Pietri, has both German and French nationalities, is a Colonel with the French Air Force Reserve, a member of the Advisory Board of Beijing Jiaotong University, a member of the Eiffel Group for a political union of the Euro, founder of the FrenchTech hub in Beijing and has been appointed Counsellor of Trade by the French Government.



André was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.


We aim to encourage a winning mindset through a radical step change in term of risk-taking, project funding and speed of execution. The goal is to regain our technology leadership and thus restore our strategic and economic independence.


Presenting at the following session(s):

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

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