Yves Verschueren is the Managing Director of essenscia, the Belgian federation of chemical and life sciences industries. Yves Verschueren made his studies at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and is Master of Laws and Bachelor in Economics.
From 1982 till 2007 Yves Verschueren had several responsibilities within the company Unilever, in Belgium and in foreign countries: Switzerland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Italy, including the responsibility as SVP Home Care Europe in Brussels and Chairman of Unilever Belgium.
In 2007 Yves Verschueren became the Managing Director of essenscia.
Yves Verschueren is also Member of the Board of VBO-FEB (Federation of Enterprises in Belgium) and Member of the Board of the Centre Antipoisons.
His hobbies are sports: jogging, tennis, mountain sports and ski, but also literature, music, arts and travelling.
Yves Verschueren’s business philosophy is the selection and motivation of people. He attaches great importance to human quality and to give the best of himself. He also strives for a balance between private and professional life .