Director Alternative Resources
Graduated as Mechanical Engineer, Jan started his career in the Chemical and Pharma Industry. He joined the cement industry in 1992 as project manager and moved into developing waste derived fuel programs starting in Europe, and expanding into Turkey, China, Indonesia, and Morocco. In his current position, he is driving the company's engagement in carbon capture utilization and storage. Having successfully launched proven and innovative carbon capture demonstration projects, such as LEILAC and Oxyfuel, he developed further the business cases of various CO2 use and CO2 sequestration opportunities. Bridging the expectations and needs of society, politics, and industry, he matures ideas into reality. By teaming up with innovative technology providers as well as long-standing companies (like oil and gas), he is building a pragmatic path to realize carbon neutrality for HeidelbergCement.