Raphaël Pleynet is an executive with more than 30 years of experience in the global technical textiles industry. He holds a master's degree in Marketing and Management and has completed a General Management executive program with INSEAD. He has proven to be very effective in the development of innovative solutions for the construction market and the composites industry, as well as in management of European associations. He is today the Managing director of EuCIA, the European Composite Industry association.
Headquartered in Brussels, the European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) represents European national composite associations as well as industry-specific sector groups at EU level. With the support of its members EuCIA is actively contributing to building an economically and environmentally sustainable European composites industry. EuCIA closely monitors relevant standards and legislation, actively communicates the ways in which composites contribute to a more sustainable world, and promotes educational activities. Our initiatives aim to enable the healthy growth and continued competitiveness of more than 10,000 companies and an estimated 150,000 employees involved in composites manufacturing across Europe.