Vincent Stone graduated in 1991 in Plastics Engineering at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, where he also earned a PhD. He later earned a part-time MBA degree from the Solvay Brussels School Economics & Management.
He joined UCB Group (later Allnex) in 1998, where he led several resin and additive development projects for coatings, inks and adhesives applications.
He joined in 2010 ArcelorMittal, where he developed and managed a portfolio of pipe coating technology development and testing services for a range of clients along the oil and gas value chain.
He then joined in 2015 the Ferro’s Polymer Additives business (later Synegis) where he led the customer and manufacturing support activities, as well as the global product stewardship activities for the benzoate and polyadipate plasticisers portfolios.
Since May 2018, he has joined the European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM). ECVM delivers a broad range of technical, sustainability, advocacy and communication services to the leading European PVC resin manufacturers. As Technical and Environmental Affairs Senior Manager, he is mainly in charge to develop the activities around the ECVM application platforms (PVC4Pipes, PVCMed). He is also actively involved in the certification and medical recycling activities of VinylPlus®, the association managing the voluntary sustainability commitment of the European PVC value chain.