Jérôme ILLOUZ is a chemical engineer graduated from Institut du Génie Chimique in Toulouse. He started his carreer in 1989 in TECHNIP as process engineer and spent 22 years in this engineering company where he was VP Sales in O&G and President of non O&G business in charge of development of biofuels and chemicals. He became in 2012 Chairman and CEO of Prosernat, a midsize company in the gas business. From 2016 to 2020 he was CEO of Moret industries, a family group active in the agrifood business with companies such as de Smet, Vettertec, Maguin and Promill. He is now independent advisor and Board Member of De Smet Engineers & Contractors.