Engineering Doctor in Physical Sciences, Chemical Engineer and Master of “Chemistry of Water and Environment” from Rennes University, Joel Poustis has more than 30 years’ experience in the Wood, Paper and Packaging industries.

He has managed various industrial projects in Morocco, USA, Latin America and Europe. He spent 15 years in the Saint Gobain Group where he was Research Engineer, Head of Service Department of Packaging & Environment of Saint-Gobain Paper – Wood, and Director of Environment for the Saint Gobain Group. Joel acted also as R&D Director and General Manager at Smurfit before becoming Innovation Consultant, particularly in the field of development of biomass and wood energy, being one of the best French experts in these fields. With his experience and expertise, Joel is regularly involved in BT2i® missions, especially in the field of innovative packaging, wood energy and biomass valorization.