Benoît is in charge of CDC Climat Research team. He has been advising public and private decision-makers since 2002 on issues related to the transition to a low-carbon economy, including policies and economic tools. He also lectures on the economics of climate change in various Masters programs. He has been a member of the Kyoto Protocol’s Article 6 Supervisory Committee since 2008, and chaired the Committee in 2010. In addition, he joined in 2012 the Goodplanet Foundation’s Scientific Committee.
Before joining the Caisse des Dépôts group, Benoît worked on greenhouse gas emission verification assignments, particularly in the energy sector, and on advisory assignments for public and private clients regarding the economic tools used to combat climate change.
Benoît is an engineering graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the ENSTA Paris Tech, and holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Economics from Paris-X University.