Marc BalastreRegional Business Development Manager of Agriculture Specialties at Solvay, France
Marc Balastre did his master studies in physics and chemistry at Montpellier II University (France). He carried out his doctorate research funded by the French Institute of Petroleum in the field of chemistry and applied physical chemistry, and worked as a postdoctoral associate with Professor Matthew Tirrel (University of California, Santa Barbara) on surface modification.
Marc has been working for Solvay in Paris, since 2001, in charge of innovation projects and managing EU agrochemical formulations laboratories. For the past three years, he has been based in Singapore as a Business Development Manager.
Marc is interested in developing new concepts, products and formulations in order to satisfy customer and market’s needs. An essential part of these efforts is dedicated to new solvents, tank-mix adjuvants, dry emulsions, oil dispersion or more classical agrochemical formulations.