We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Gaspard Duthilleul as our new Chief Operating Officer.
With a distinguished career spanning more than a decade, Gaspard has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership, steering high-stakes projects across Europe, Asia, and the US. As an engineer by training, in his early twenties, he had already spearheaded the delivery of a multi-million dollar projects and played a pivotal role in securing the largest tender in his company's history.
Gaspard's journey with us, from strategic planning in R&D to a key driver of our company's growth, mirrors Greyparrot's own evolution, from a budding startup to a leader in AI Waste Intelligence.
Now, as Chief Operating Officer Gaspard's capability to navigate complex challenges and deep market knowledge positions him to expand our impact and make a meaningful difference.
The new role
In his new capacity as COO, Gaspard will drive Greyparrot's operational strategy, focusing on scaling our global impact and solidifying our market position. His key priorities include fostering strong partnerships across the waste and resource value chain, from waste managers and recyclers to CPG companies, retailers and policymakers, as well as structuring the company to support the next stage of growth.
Commenting on his new role, Gaspard shared:
"I'm thrilled to take on the COO role at Greyparrot - especially in this era of growing collaboration across the broader ecosystem, enabled by technological progress. Having learned a great deal during my tenure here, I'm looking forward to broadening our global impact and strengthening our partnerships. It's a pivotal time for innovation in our field, and I am eager to lead our team towards achieving greater efficiency and sustainable growth."
Our CEO and co-founder, Mikela Druckman, expressed her enthusiasm for Gaspard’s promotion, noting:
"Gaspard's promotion to Chief Operating Officer is a strategic decision for our company. His significant contributions in preparing us for growth and establishing robust partnerships have already been pivotal. As we aim to expand our reach and broaden our impact across the waste value chain, Gaspard's operational expertise will be crucial in driving our progress."
Gaspard's appointment as COO represents not just an internal growth story but also a strategic move for Greyparrot. His understanding of the industry's trajectory – emphasising stronger collaboration, integration and digitisation – aligns perfectly with our mission, and we’re grateful to have him steer us through this exciting era.
Congrats on the new role, Gaspard!