Just Jansz is an independent board member and advisor since 2011, at listed companies and early stage technology ventures, after a career of 30 years with LyondellBasell, Basell, Shell and affiliated companies. He is the founder and Managing Director of business and technology management consultancy Expertise Beyond Borders and has a keen interest in the plastics circular economy.
As a former President Technology Business at LyondellBasell, overseeing process technology licensing, polyolefin catalysts and new ventures, Just has extensive experience in the polyolefin industry and related value chains, in commercializing innovation and in monetizing IP. He currently serves as non-executive director on the board of Synthomer plc and is also a senior advisor with Natrium Capital Ltd.
Just holds an MSc in mineral engineering and a PhD in chemical metallurgy from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.