Sebastien Riez is the Cluster President for the North East Africa and Levant region, which includes Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Malta. Sebastien has over fifteen years of experience in energy management with a strong international background, will be responsible for accelerating Schneider Electric’s growth across the region and supporting customers with the company’s range of digital transformation and sustainability solutions. A French national, Sebastien’s experience includes energy management, power transmission and distribution. Sebastien joined Schneider Electric former Areva T&D in 2007 as area sales manager for the EAJ region. Since, he has held various business-related positions in tendering, project management, business development, marketing and business VP while being exposed to several geographies (North America, Africa, Europe, EAJ) and living in France, Germany and most recently in the UAE, where he has been leading the Power Systems Division of Schneider Electric for the Middle East and Africa Zone. Sebastien has a double MBA from France’s Institut d’Administration des Enterprises, in Business and Project Management, as well as a BSc in Physics from IUT Montpellier.