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Managing Director at EMIRI, Manager of EU Government Affairs at Umicore
Dr. Fabrice Stassin is the Managing Director of the Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative (EMIRI) Association. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry & Materials Science as well as a Master in Management from the University of Liège in Belgium. He worked a few years as managing director of a Belgium-based RTO active in White Biotech and later as strategy consultant for the chemical industry in the Netherlands in the fields of innovation, sustainability, and value creation through mergers and acquisitions. In 2008, he joined Umicore (an industrial leader in advanced materials and recycling) as innovation manager covering clean technologies. Since 2012, he has been part of the Brussels-based team of Umicore Government Affairs focusing on Energy Materials. Stassin was instrumental in the development of the EMIRI Association, which he has managed since 2014. EMIRI represents more than 60 organizations (industry, research, and associations) active in advanced materials for low-carbon energy. The association contributes to industrial leadership of developers and producers of advanced materials for low-carbon energy technologies materials by shaping an appropriate innovation, manufacturing, and energy policy framework at the European level.