Geert Trossaert is responsible for the R&D portfolio within Ascorium Industries. This company was created out of the former automotive business line of the Belgian Recticel company, active in polyurethane car interior surfaces. The current development portfolio consists of projects with a high focus on sustainability and lower carbon footprints, extended with smart solutions for the future interiors of all types of transport.
Trossaert has a PhD in polymer chemistry. Since the beginning of his professional career, he has been active in the automotive business, focusing on new polyurethane chemistries and their application in new interior surfaces. He went through different functions at Recticel and had, besides R&D, quality, and HSE, under his responsibility at Ascorium Industries.