Christian was the Managing Director of SOREPLA INDUSTRIE, one of the first and the largest European PET recycling company, where he worked for over 21 years. He started his career working for Dow Chemical in France, U.K. and Ireland and held managerial positions for Eni Chem France, U.K. and Ireland. Christian holds an executive MBA from Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), Paris, France. He has always been very active for the PET value chain and was involved as Director in VALORPLAST (France) at the association’s very beginning. Christian held the position of Vice-President at Plastics Recyclers Europe, where he was Founder/Chairman of the HDPE/PP Working Group and Vice-Chairman of the PET Working Group. He is also co-founder of EPBP (European PET Bottle Platform). Christian is a long time Board member of Petcore Europe, where he took over as Executive Director in April 2017.