Steven Art graduated in ’96 as a master in Biochemical Engineering at Antwerp University (Belgium). After an interesting career in the industrial waste business and dangerous goods logistics, he joined the Umicore group in 2002, where he started as a manager of logistics operations at Umicore Precious Metals Refining. From 2005 – 2015, Steven was responsible for the supply of e-scrap and other recyclables from a global customer portfolio and the further development of this business. After 3 years being a supply manager of industrial by-products for the same company, Steven returned to the Recycling business of Umicore Precious Metals Refining where he became responsible for different innovation projects & special accounts.