Head of Propulsion
Ascendance was cofounded in 2018 by Jean-Christophe LAMBERT, Benoit FERRAN, Clément DINEL and Thibault BALDIVIA, who together have 26 years combined experience and expertise working on hybrid and electrical aircrafts: from Airbus on the E-FAN all-electric aircraft to Atea today. The four partners, all graduates of France’s top aerospace engineering and business schools, are driven by a common mission: to leverage the vast potential of electric technologies to develop sustainable flight solutions for today and tomorrow.
BECAUSE CLEANER AVIATION CAN’T WAIT
We are a dynamic team with solid international business experience comprised of both young and more experienced aerospace engineers, technicians and business professionals from all backgrounds and educational horizons.
We are passionate about what we do and driven by a common vision of how to transform aviation to fly cleaner, quieter, and further.
Together we are designing a new era of sustainable aviation.
LOCATED IN EUROPE’S
The company now has offices and workshops in Toulouse – the birthplace of aviation in France and one of the leading aeronautics hubs in the world.
What better place to lead a new revolution in clean aviation?
aviation can’t wait.
Our board is comprised of former C-level executives from the automotive and aeronautics industry
Toulouse Métropole Vice-President
EIT Board Member
Former member of Renault’s executive committee
Former Europe Region Chairman at Renault
Former CEO Safran Group
Former CEO Safran Aircraft engine
Former President of GIFAS
Founder Negocia Group
Founder PhilJets Group
Former subsidiary CEO Airbus Heli. Phillipines