Laurent Auguste

Operating Partner

Laurent Auguste is an Operating Partner at Ara, where he is primarily focused on technical and operational matters. He has more than 25 years of extensive experience across various functions, managing multi-billion revenue businesses.

Laurent joined Veolia in 1995 in France. In 1999, after an initial positioning in Shanghai, he founded and led Veolia’s water activity in Korea and in 2002 in Japan. In 2008 he was appointed CEO for the Americas. From 2013 to August 2019 he was Senior Executive Vice President, Development Innovation & Markets of Veolia and member of the Executive Committee.

Laurent is a graduate of École Centrale de Lyon.