Speaker Bio

TECHNICAL SESSION - AIR, EMISSIONS & MANAGEMENT

Manel Gastón Elias
Manel Gastón Elias

Technical Marketing Expert, Solvair

Manel Gastón Elias (Barcelona, Spain) holds a degree in Chemical Engineering by the Institut Químic de Sarrià (IQS-URL). His professional career started at SOLVAY Chemicals in 2011 in Germany as a trainee in Energy Optimization of an allyl chloride an epichlorhydrin plant.

A 6-year experience in the production of Soda Ash and Sodium Bicarbonate followed, dedicated to process optimization, long-term energy projects and the design and start-up of a brand new plant of SOLVAir® sodium bicarbonate based sorbent.

In 2018 he took the role of Technical Marketing Expert in Flue Gas Treatment for desulphuration at Bruxelles (Belgium) at the headquarters of SOLVAY Chemicals. Since then, he has been active in developing and promoting the flue gas treatment with SOLVAir® Solution on different markets such as biomass combustion, sludge incineration, non-ferrous metallurgy, coal power plants and oil and gas refining.