Karl is International Business Development Manager at EuraMaterials, and obtained a Post-Universitair Bedrijfsbeheer Diploma at the Vlerick School voor Management Ghent, Belgium and a Master’s degree in Foreign languages and International Trade at the University of Lille, France. He has been working within the steel and plastic industry as Export Manager on the European Market, USA and Japan. Additionally, he has been working for attracting and coordinating settlement projects of OEM’s, Tier 1 and 2 suppliers in the automotive and railway industries in the Valenciennes Area, France for more than 4 years. At EuraMaterials, he promotes the Materials Ecosystem at International level, through its participation in the European Business Network, IASP and European Projects. He is responsible for the development and implementation of incubation and acceleration services since 2015.