About Us

Donecle was founded by former Airbus and Thales employees with previous experience in designing aircraft structures, developing next-generation autopilots and collision avoidance systems. Our co-founders have cumulatively filed 8 patents.


Yann Bruner
Chief Executive Officer
Yann has a PhD in Mechanics and Materials from Mines ParisTech and worked for Airbus for 13 years on both metal and composite structures.
Matthieu Claybrough
Chief Technical Officer
Matthieu graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and ISAE Supaéro where he specialized in innovation management, aeronautics and control theory.
Josselin Bequet
Chief Financial Officer / Business Developer
Josselin graduated from ESCP Europe Business School and City University London where he specialized in management and finance. He’s been working as a consultant and business developer since then.
Alban Deruaz-Pepin
Software Engineer / Drone Expert
Alban graduated from ISAE Supaero where he studied computer science and control theory. He also has a private pilot licence.

As members of the Aerospace Valley and Robotics Place clusters, we collaborate with multiple research facilities to jointly develop state-of-the-art signal and image processing expertise, failure mitigation systems and next-generation optronic sensors.

Donecle is a member of the French civil aviation authority drone committee (DGAC CT1) devising current and future drone regulations and policy.