Christophe was CEO and Managing Director of Chemetall, BASF’s Coatings division and a global leader in surface treatment before he joined Envalior.

He worked at Eramet, a leading company in Mining and Metallurgy, before joining BASF in 2009. At BASF he started his career as Managing Director for the Coatings business in France before moving to Asia in 2012 to lead the BASF Coatings business in India. In 2015, he moved to Germany, and joined the Performance Materials division of BASF, in charge of the Industrial business in EMEA before leading the M&A and integration project of the downstream part of Solvay Polyamide 6.6 business into BASF Performance Materials.

Christophe has lived and worked in France, the US, India and Germany. He is a French national graduated in engineering studies from the French Naval Academy.