Lionel’s expertise is in European industry regulations, policy and innovation. He is particularly experienced in energy intensive industries and in advanced technological sectors. These include materials and manufacturing, aviation, electrification and mobility, robotics, chemicals, water, and waste management. Digital policies, sustainability, renewables, applied research and developing climate change mitigation solutions are his key interests.
Lionel was previously Executive Director of EUnited, a European manufacturing equipment association. He was also Secretary General of international associations in water and environmental technology. He helped to establish influential technological EU associations in environmental technology, water and co-founded the public private partnership A.Spire on energy and resource efficiency in 2012. He is a member of the U-Space EU Demonstrator network, which was established in 2018 to integrate very low flying operations in Europe’s airspace. He is bilingual in English and French, and speaks German.
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Telephone - +32 477 33 19 90
2004 - 2017: Executive Director, EUnited
2012 - 2017: Vice-President, A.SPIRE
2009 - 2016: European Environmental Technology Suppliers Association EUCETSA
2005 - 2008: Executive Director, European Water Partnership