Corporate Governance - Biography
Bart Van der Schueren
Bart Van der Schueren has served as an Executive Vice President of our company since January 2011 and as our Chief Technology Officer since 2016. Prior to joining Materialise, Mr. Van der Schueren worked at KU Leuven as a liaison engineer for the newly founded Materialise. He established the basic research activities for the company while also founding research activities in 3D Printing at the KU Leuven. Mr. Van der Schueren then went on to obtain a PhD in Selective Laser Metal Sintering. In 1995, Mr. Van der Schueren officially joined Materialise and ran the 3D printing service bureau. Over the years, his dedication and expertise has grown the service bureau from a regional player to one of the most prominent additive manufacturing facilities in Europe. In 2011, Mr. Van der Schueren became an Executive Vice President of our company, responsible for the Materialise Manufacturing segment, with a focus on production and engineering services. Mr. Van der Schueren holds a PhD in Selective Laser Metal Sintering and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from KU Leuven.