Eva Pauly-Bowles, born in Poitiers France, graduated with a double MBA, MSc in Business management from the Bordeaux (KEDGE) Business School in France and the Strathclyde Business School in Glasgow, UK. She initially worked for a French gas and energy company, Europlasma developing new biogas renewables known as CHO Power. In June 2010, she Joined Ciel et Terre group developing floating PV projects in over 10 countries including the largest worldwide floating PV power plant grid connected in Japan. She started the Japanese subsidiary, Ciel et Terre Japan in Tokyo, and was their Representative Director from June 2013 to December 2014 developing an autonomous Japanese team. Thereafter she accompanied the UK subsidiary in developing Floating Solar UK ltd, which developed 11 MWp of floating PV projects within its first year. Since February 2016, she has been managing the US subsidiary group, Ciel et Terre USA Inc, which is fully dedicated to the US market. Now floating solar have been deployed in 5 states MA, NJ, FL, CO and CA for over 5.2 MWp of grid connected installations floated on private & publicly owned water bodies. With 9 years of experience in the specialized field of floating solar, she has provided technical and financial expertise to the achievements of more than 300 MWp of grid connected floating PV plants worldwide, and more than 500 MWp worldwide of floating PV projects under development.