Simon Olivier

Senior Partner, Lead BleuImpact Fund

Shirley Speakman

Simon Olivier is Senior Partner at Cycle Capital and leads the BleuImpact Fund, a seed/early stage venture capital fund dedicated to innovative watertech companies to accelerate business growth and create positive impact on the environment.

Simon is an executive Leader with an international track record in innovation, strategy, entrepreneurship and financial services. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized companies, co-ops and startups in finance and various industries such as energy, water and food. Simon spent more than 20 years at GE, first at GE Capital in financial services, then heading GE Renewable Energy in Canada and the Northeastern United States for nearly 10 years, building a multi-billion-dollar franchise. Subsequently, he spent 4 years as Executive Vice President M&A and Venture Capital for GE Canada.

Simon holds an engineering degree from Polytechnique Montreal and an MBA in finance from McGill University, where he is a member of the McGill Global Leadership Council. In 2009, he was named young international leader of Quebec at the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal’s Gala Arista.