Thomas Charoy

Thomas Charoy is a consultant at Hystra. Since 2023, he has explored the current state and future potential of small-scale irrigation, articulating the investment and activities required to scale irrigation technology for farmers, and identifying opportunities for donors and investors to catalyse further investment in this sector. He also supported an NGO strengthening the business model of its platform which facilitates access to finance for smallholder farmers in Senegal, through partnerships with microfinance institutions.

Prior to joining Hystra, Thomas worked for six months as a climate consultant for Traace, a carbon management platform, and one year in Senegal in circular economy, to develop a battery regeneration industry in partnership with the local Ministry of Environment, giving lead-acid batteries a second life.

Thomas holds a PhD in satellite electric propulsion in Ecole Polytechnique and a master’s in aerospace and engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris.

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