Nopporn Suppipat is a Thai businessman living in Paris. He is the largest investor in French tech start-up, Blade Group. Suppipat became known in Thailand as founder and CEO of Wind Energy Holding (WEH) which became South East Asia’s largest wind power business in 2014 with a valuation of $1.9 billion. Following the 2014 coup d'etat in Thailand he was forced to flee the country after being accused of lese majeste. He was granted political asylum by the French authorities and has now settled in Paris.