Mr. Michel Leyseele

Mr. Michel Leyseele

 

Michel has a Master in Chemical Engineering and over 25 years of working experience in international MD/GM roles in the field of core process equipment (heat exchange, distillation, vapour/liquid separation and process filtration) for the oil, gas & (petro)chemical industries.

Michel joined the Port of Antwerp in 2014. In his former role as Head of Energy & Chemicals he was leading a team aiming at attracting additional investments in the energy, oil & chemical cluster by developing a favourable working and investment climate where it is easy to do business.

As per the beginning of 2018 Michel has taken on the role of Head of Sustainable Transition. The Sustainable Transition team works on making sure that sustainability and CSR become part of the port’s DNA. Focus areas are sustainable shipping (port/ship interface) and the transition towards a low-carbon and circular economy on the Port Platform.

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