Pierre Faché is Policy Officer Innovation for the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant where he is responsible for driving creativity and innovation forward. As an experienced Policy Coordinator he has a demonstrated history of working in government administration. Particular areas of expertise include initiatives promoting innovation, cleantech, sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, and environmental awareness.
In his role, Faché wears a number of hats. He seeks to strengthen the province’s status as a knowledge-based region, and is involved in grants for innovative projects. He cooperates with innovation-oriented partnerships with organizations such as Air Cargo Belgium and Cleantech Flanders, as well internationally on various energy and mobility projects. Examples include Eindhoven-Maastricht, Rhein-Neckar, Copenhagen CR-Skåne (South Sweden), and Chengdu (China). He is also involved with Cleantech Route China to support the international strategy of Cleantech SMEs for Chinese regions; a project involving five Flemish provinces, Flanders Investment and Trade, and Cleantech Flanders.
All in all, Faché has vast experience in innovation and cleantech policy that he will be sharing at and& Leuven.