Confirmed speakers

Stefan Debruyne

Business Development Director, SQM

Title of his talk:

Sustainability in Lithium production for a world in motion


Stefan Debruyne joined SQM in 2005 as Asia-Pacific sales director lithium and iodine. He witnessed firsthand the lithium-ion battery production boom in Asia and the emerging electrification of transportation in China. In his present role as business development director, he is focusing on the global EV battery value chain.

Prior to joining SQM in 2005, he held a variety of international commercial roles in different NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies. Stefan Debruyne obtained his master in commercial engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium in 1997. He is currently also an executive MBA candidate at the Vlerick Business School in Belgium.