Yannick Saint Roch, holder of a Law Degree - DEA in Political Science / Comparative Politics in Europe and a Master's degree specializing in Economic Intelligence and Knowledge Management, began his career in 1998 as Project Manager for Political Affairs at the firm of the President of the General Council of Cher until 2001.
After serving as Secretary General of AFCOT (Association Française COTonnière) from 2003 to 2006, he was appointed Deputy Regional Delegate in charge of the Oyonnax center, within Alizé Plasturgie (Alliance Zone Est de la Plasturgie) where he practiced for 4 years. He then served as Delegate for Institutional Affairs and Territorial Support until 2010.
Then, he became Secretary General of GESTES (Group of Entrepreneurs Specialized in the Treatment and Beautification of Surfaces) until December 2022.
“It is exciting to arrive at the service of a sector of activity that is both supported by a dynamic of long-term projects and at the heart of current societal concerns. The priorities are clear: participate in giving SERCE professionals their full place in a public debate largely marked by subjects in which they are specialists; and work on better identification and attractiveness of professions so that our members can seize all the opportunities that arise to support the energy and digital transition. » Yannick Saint Roch Managing Director of SERCE.
SERCE represents Companies in the energy and digital transition. It brings together 260 companies (SMEs and large companies in the profession) spread over more than 900 sites in France. They are involved in works and services related to industrial and tertiary installations, electrical energy networks and information and communication systems. The combination of their know-how in energy and digital allows them to offer new energy and digital solutions that meet the challenges of territories and companies. Their ability to innovate in the "smart" favors exchanges between buildings and districts, between the city and the networks (energy, public lighting, eco-mobility, etc.). Member of the National Federation of Public Works (FNTP) - Associate member of the Federation of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Industries (FIEEC). Key figures for companies that are members of SERCE - France turnover: €20,4 billion.