Unit Manager Energy Technology Department VITO / COO EnergyVille
VITO / EnergyVille
Bert Gysen is an electro-mechanical engineer graduated in 1991. After his military service he started his professional career at Aquafin (the Flemish water treatment company). First as a project engineer and later he became responsible for the exploitation of the water treatment plants and pumping stations in Limburg.
In 1998 he started at VITO within the Energy Technology department where he was responsible for the development of aquifer thermal energy storage. In 2004 he became Programme manager of the separation group (membrane and supercritical CO2). In 2008 he returned to the Energy Technology department as unit manager. Today, he is still unit manager and since 2012 he combines this with his role as COO of EnergyVille.