Youssef Travaly holds a PhD in Materials Science together with an Executive MBA. He has 15+ year work experience in managing national, regional and transcontinental projects of strategic importance, with multiple stakeholders in a variety of sectors. He has extensive experience in strategy development and implementation, technology research and pathfinding with a track record in low carbon circular economy, energy transition incl. energy storage and carbon footprint reduction.

He is currently with GreenWin, a Walloon Innovation cluster, working as Director of the Smart CO2 Transformation (SCOT) project, a collaborative European project, financed by the European Commission, focused on accelerating the market development of carbon dioxide utilization.

He is also Chairman of the Board of Experts in charge of advising the Government in establishing its carbon emissions quotas within the context of its Air Climate Action Plan to combat climate change.