Luc’s background is in trading. His hobbies and interests are widespread ranging from art, nature, photography and aviation. Before moving to New Zealand in 2009, Luc was trading coal, bauxite and magnesite in Europe. Luc bought an interest in the Roa Mine near Greymouth in 2001 and was a Director of Roa Mining Company and New Zealand Coal and Carbon until April 2019. In April 2019 Luc took over CRL Energy Ltd (now Verum Group Ltd). Prior to that, he had been on the Board of CRL for approximately 2 years. Luc has also established Atarau Sanctuary for breeding and re-introduction of great spotted Kiwi and this is an ongoing interest and passion.