Function: Board Member
Filipe Constant began his professional career in chemicals almost 30 years ago when he joined the SOLVAY group, holding various Commercial and General Management positions within the organisation. In 1992, he was appointed Marketing Manager of the Specialty Chemicals unit in Spain before moving on to become Commercial Director for the Chemicals Sector businesses in Spain and Portugal in 2000. As General Manager of SBU Electrochemistry and Derived Specialties for SOLVAY from 2007 until April 2011, Filipe Constant was in charge of one of SOLVAY’s worldwide business units. He obtained his university degree in Chemical Engineering from the Instituto Superior Técnico, in Lisbon, Portugal and is a graduate of the Alpha Program (Business Administration) from INSEAD, France. Presently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of SolvIn, the joint venture between SOLVAY and BASF in the European vinyl sector which has operations in France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Belgium.