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Expert in Ultrafiltration, Microfiltration, Organic Membrane, Ceramic Membrane, Drinking Water, Wastewater

Expert ID: 728770 France

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Expert has a Master's degree in Industrial and Applied Microbiology.

The backbone of his career is Membrane Filtration applied to Water Treatment (drinking water, wastewater, desalination).

Expert acquired a recognized expertise in Membrane Filtration (organic, inorganic/ceramic, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, ...) within two major Global Groups. He worked for 17 years in different subsidiaries of the Suez - Lyonnaise des eaux Group (Lyonnaise des Eaux R&D Center, Aquasource, Degrémont) including 4 years in the United States (Aquasource North America). Subsequently he worked for Pall Corporation, a US-based company, leader in filtration and separation) during almost 8 years as Marketing and Communication Manager for Europe for the Water Treatment division.

He has also published 30 papers.

He helped a membrane supplier to find another supplier having a membrane fitting new fields of application.He helped a water company in selecting membranes for a membrane plant.He helped an investor to evaluate a membrane company.He helped a membrane company to develop a new membrane.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1984 Degree: Engineer Subject: Industrial and Applied Microbiology Institution: Faculté Saint-Charles (Marseille, France)

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2010 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Expert created this firm to provide his expertise to investors, local authorities, consulting firms, water treatment companies, engineering schools and universities.
A consulting company specializing in membrane filtration applied to water treatment, Expert's firm proposes studies, audits, diagnostics and training tailored to each request.
The company collaborates with a highly skilled network of French and international experts in the fields of municipal and industrial water, conservation of natural resources and environment, sustainable development and financial analysis.
Years: 2001 to 2009 Employer: PALL CORPORATION (Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France) Title: Marketing and Communication Manager for EMEA Department: Water Responsibilities: Expert worked for Pall Corporation, global leader in the field of filtration, as Marketing and Communication Director for Europe, Africa and the Middle
East within the water treatment and membranes division.
Years: 1996 to 2000 Employer: AQUASOURCE NORTH AMERICA (Richmond, VA, USA) Title: Technical Director Department: Responsibilities: Expert was Technical Director within Aquasource North America in Richmond, Virginia, USA, to assist in the creation of the company and to participate in the development of ultrafiltration. He designed and sold the first membrane units in North America.
Years: 1993 to 1996 Employer: DEGRÉMONT (Rueil-Malmaison, France) Title: Project Engineer Department: Water Responsibilities: Expert joined Degrémont in order to improve his knowledge in conventional water treatment and to direct other major ultrafiltration projects in France and abroad.
Years: 1989 to 1993 Employer: AQUASOURCE (Rueil-Malmaison, France) Title: Technical and Commercial Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Expert worked with Aquasource, a subsidiary specializing in water treatment by ultrafiltration. There, he designed and sold the first ultrafiltration units in France.
Years: 1984 to 1989 Employer: LYONNAISE DES EAUX CENTRAL LABORATORY (Le Pecq, France) Title: Research Engineer Department: Water and Wastewater Responsibilities: Expert joined the Lyonnaise des Eaux International Center for Water and Environment (CIRSEE) as a research engineer on membranes. He conducted R&D studies for the European Space Agency and the French Polar Expeditions.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1996 to 2000 Country / Region: USA / Virginia Summary: He was Technical Director within Aquasource North America in Richmond, Virginia, USA, to assist in the creation of the company and to participate in the development of ultrafiltration. He designed and sold the first membrane units in North America.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
IDA, EDS, ASTEE
Publications and Patents Summary
He has more than 30 papers published in specialized international magazines and proceedings.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
He organized training and seminars for employees within the companies he worked with.
Vendor Selection
He conducted extensive market studies in Eastern Europe and the Middle East to identify future countries for development.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French Mother tongue
English
Spanish

Fields of Expertise

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