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Ronan Erwan Loas

Founder, Eau Positif Bretagne

Ronan Loas was born in April 15, 1982 in Ploemeur Bretagne. He is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Bretagne. Passionate about surfing and member of environmental and heritage protection associations, Ronan Loas decided to perform all of his studies in his native region. He began working in 2006 for AGF the Paris-based Asset Management firm (Allianz Global Investors Group managing at the time 76.5 billion euros) as Controller of investment funds and responsible of budgetary Control. This first experience with a major player in the SRI was already important and led him to join in 2007 the French subsidiary of the largest independent private bank in Europe Private Bank Sal.He then joined Oppenheim, founded in 1789, to occupy Oppenheim created in 1789 to hold the position of Deputy Chief Financial Officer he will leave soon to become the Chief Financial Officer in 2008. The Sal Oppenheim structure in France is composed of three main subsidiaries: sal. Oppenheim (France) (credit institution and private bank), Oppenheim Investment Managers (assets management Long-Only) and Altigefi (Alternative Investment Fund of Hedge Funds) allowed him to quickly understand the different Finance trades during the deep financial and banking crisis and the SRI management and regional funds. In 2010, still preaching to more ethics and sustainable development in the economy,
 Ronan LOAS, made ​​the choice to return to Bretagne to start a business close to the economic features of the region, that promotes short circuits and provides practical solutions to the problems of pollution and waste management to reduce water consumption. This will be the beginning of the project Bretagne Water Positive which was born in April 15, 2011 at Brec’h in Morbihan. Bretagne Positive water continues to develop and will become EPB technology