Julia Davourie, M. Eng., brings 10 years of experience as an engineer and investor in clean tech and industrial organizations. Julia's clean tech experience encompasses energy, water, waste, food, and industrial processes such as mining.
Julia is a Partner at Small World Group, a Venture Capital fund providing seed funding, mentorship, networking and long-term collaboration to early stage startups that are primarily in clean tech, optical systems and novel materials.
Prior to joining Small World Group, Julia analyzed Private Equity investments at Canadian Shield Capital, a PE firm focused on energy and industrial companies. Julia was previously a Senior Engineer for Hatch, a global engineering-consulting firm focused on mining, energy and infrastructure, advising industrial clients with solutions to reduce their operating costs, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
Julia holds both a M.Eng. in Energy Engineering from INSA Lyon (France), and a M.Eng. in Environmental Engineering from Mines ParisTech (France) and Tsinghua University (China). Julia grew up in Paris, France, and lived, studied and worked in France, Canada and China.