Jan van de Loosdrecht

Jan van de Loosdrecht graduated in 1995 with a Ph.D. degree in Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis from Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Since 1996 he has worked for Sasol Technology in South Africa on Fischer-Tropsch synthesis as catalyst expert and Intellectual Property technical advisor. Fischer-Tropsch technology was developed for the ORYX GTL joint venture with Qatar Petroleum, in Qatar, and the Escravos, E-GTL plant with Chevron, in Nigeria. Jan has authored about 35 papers and invented 15 patents. He was an Industrial Fellow at Eindhoven University from 2010 until 2015.