David Ledo is a senior consultant in Innovation Funding based in France. Since 2020 he has been referred as an expert by the French Public Investment Bank (BPI France) for offering access to SMEs to the European Innovation Council (EIC) funding. With the ambition to build an international profile, David (MBA) has pursued higher education all around the world (UCV – Caracas; CQU – Sydney; ITÜ – Istanbul; EM – Paris). Consequently, this diverse background led him to become a teaching assistant of Innovation at the Sorbonne Business School. Professionally, David started his career as an Economist in the industrial sector (PDVSA), followed by a budgeting position in the public administration, then joining the EU Innovation Industry in 2018 where he has contributed with several organizations to succeed in their financial strategy. He finds his interests in topics addressing innovation and societal transformation to address climate change.