Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Pol is a construction industry leader with more than 30 years of global experience. He was appointed CEO in October 2019 and has been instrumental in delivering iconic projects and strategies for the Group in Europe and the Middle East. With a strong track record in large-scale complex structures and projects, Jean-Pol is responsible for the strategy and implementation of the BESIX Watpac business plan to unlock new opportunities and combine its local strength with BESIX Group’s global capabilities including design and value engineering. Jean-Pol was previously a senior executive for BESIX in the Middle East for two decades, where he delivered significant achievements in innovative and iconic projects. This includes construction projects such as Burj Khalifa Tower, Masdar carbon neutral city, Cleveland Clinic, Doha Convention Centre, Doha Airport Terminal and Aprons, Khalifa and Wakra Stadiums. Engineering projects include the Dubai Canal, Dubai Tramway, multiple major power and desalination plants, sewerage collection and treatment plants, marine facilities, bridges and tunnels. His portfolio also includes ten years in Europe where he mainly worked on major infrastructure projects, cable-stayed bridges and Liege Central Place complete rejuvenation. Jean-Pol is a Civil Engineer from UCL and has an MBA from Boston University.