Jean-Marc Sohier is the Science Director at Concawe. He graduated Master of Mechanical Engineering from Brussels University (U.L.B.) in 1987 and received a diploma of Management of Business Administration (V.U.B.) in 1989.
He started his career at PETROFINA and has held numerous functions in Refining and Petrochemical manufacturing of TOTAL among which, successively, General Manager of TOTAL Petrochemicals Feluy, a polyolefin plant, General Manager of TOTAL Antwerp Refinery, Vice President Research and Development of TOTAL Refining & Marketing and Vice President Manufacturing Methods & Performance at TOTAL Refining & Chemicals. In his last position, he was Vice President Industry for Africa, Asia and Middle East at TOTAL Refining & Chemicals. In his current position, Jean-Marc is responsible for the development and the execution of the scientific program of Concawe.