Robert has a 45 years experience in the alumina industry occupying key positions at Pechiney and Alcan.
He strongly participated in the development of this industry in the world. He played a key role in the structuring and development of the Nikolayev plant in Ukraine and was involved in designing the Pingguo plant in China.
Robert was Technical Manager of the QAL plant in Australia where he brought his experience to improve performance. He was also responsible for technical assistance in multiple plants in South America, Africa and Europe. Robert is co-inventor of multiple patents held by Pechiney and has been working for Amber
Development since 2011 participating in the development of IB2™ technology.
Robert is graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie of Strasbourg and holds a Chemical Engineering Degree from the Delft Technical School in the Netherlands.