Senior Executive Advisor, Daikin Industries, Ltd.
Mr. Pierre Joris, a EuroNanoForum 2015 IAG member, is, from his background, Engineer in Physics from University of Liège, and Master of Science in Aeronautics & Astronautics from University of Stanford, CA. He also has an Advanced Executive degree from Kellogg’s school of Management. Apart from his role as Senior Executive Advisor at Daikin Industries, Ltd, Mr. Joris had a long industry experience in advanced materials business with Solvay S.A, where he spent 29 years in various technical, then business positions. In his last role, he was Chief Scientific and Innovation Officer for the group from 2011 until June 2013. He is also board member at Prayon S.A., a leader in phosphoric acid and phosphate derivatives, and at Nanocyl S.A., leading in Carbon Nanotubes production and development.