Mr Laurent Schmitt
Vice President
Smartgrids Solutions


Born in 1972, Laurent Schmitt graduated in September 1998 from Supelec, Paris in France with a degree in Power System Engineering. He started his career with ALSTOM on Hydro and Thermal Plant Controls in Northern America. In 2000 Laurent moved to the Alstom T&D division, sold to Areva T&D, where he held several positions as Sales Director in South-East Asia,and Product marketing, covering worldwide applications for electrical protection, transmission and distribution substations, dispatching centres and energy trading platforms.

Following the integration of Areva T&D’s activities within Alstom in June 2010, Laurent joined Alstom Grid sector as Vice President for Smart Grid Solutions, in charge of developing Alstom’s offering on the SmartGrid/Smartcity segment worldwide.