Johan De Greef (°1977) holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering (2005) and a MSc in Biotechnological & Chemical Engineering (2000) with environmental specialization, from the Free University of Brussels (VUB, Belgium). In 2005, he joined Keppel Seghers as Proposal Engineer, drawing up technical files and cost calculations for Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plants worldwide. Thereafter, as Proposal Manager, he was mainly dedicated to the Greater Manchester Waste project in the UK, where he participated on behalf of Keppel Seghers in securing the EPC-contract for the WtE plant. In between, he was also involved for shorter periods in starting-up a number of WtE plants. Since July 2009, as Technology Manager, he started building up specialised knowledge and expertise in areas of waste processing, combustion, thermochemistry & boiler corrosion, flue gas cleaning and residue treatment. Within Keppel Seghers, he is currently responsible for technological knowledge management, research and development. He is also steering committee member of the PREWIN network and representing member in ESWET. Johan De Greef is (co-)author of several technical and scientific publications in the field of Waste-to-Energy.