Christophe Durand joined Michelin Group in 2001. In 2017, he moved to High Tech Materials Business Line at Michelin. He is in charge of business development for bio-sourced materials, chemicals and specialties for tyre and non-tyre applications. Prior this position, Christophe hold different positions at Michelin purchasing organisation such as strategic chemical sourcing and global capex sourcing. Prior its experience at Michelin, he worked on development projects for Li-ion batteries in the USA. Christophe holds a master of science in material engineering from Polytech’Nantes EPUN and a master of science in business & purchasing from EM Lyon.