Dr Just Jansz is an independent board member and advisor since 2011, after a career of 30 years with LyondellBasell, Basell, Shell and affiliated companies. He is the founder and Managing Director of business and technology management consultancy Expertise Beyond Borders. As a former President Technology Business at LyondellBasell, overseeing process technology licensing, the polyolefin catalysts business and new ventures, he has extensive experience in the polyolefin industry and related value chains, in commercialising innovation and monetising IP. He currently serves as non-executive director on the board of Synthomer plc and is chairman of Econic Technologies Ltd.
Just holds an MSc in mineral engineering and a PhD in chemical metallurgy from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.