Partner, GF Biochemicals
Mathieu is a partner of GFBiochemicals, the leading global producer of levulinic acid and derivatives. He co-founded the business nine years ago with the ambition of finding sustainable alternatives to oil-based products. In 2016, GFBiochemicals acquired Segetis, the leading producer of levulinic acid derivatives. He has always been interested in new technology and has played an active role in developing his businesses alongside his playing career at AC Milan, Arsenal and Crystal Palace.At the World Bio Markets Awards in 2016, he was nominated as Bio-based Business Person of the Year. He is also a member of the Paris 2024 Olympic Environmental Excellence Committee. Mathieu was part of the team that created BIOCIRCE, Europe’s first Masters’ degree dedicated to the bioeconomy, through GFBiochemical’s collaboration with several leading Italian universities. In addition, Mathieu co-founded the BioJournal, the world’s first e-magazine devoted entirely to the bio world and eco-sustainability. The BioJournal publishes high quality content covering politics, the economy, tech and lifestyle. Having co-founded GFBiochemicals, Mathieu’s pivotal role in the creation of both BIOCIRCE and the BioJournal further underlines his commitment to the long-term development of the bioeconomy.