Dr Dirk Inghels is Director Quality, HSE and Sustainability at ALVANCE Aluminium Duffel in Belgium.
Dr Dirk initially developed his expertise in quality improvement at aluminium producer Aleris. Since then, his contribution has been recognised by the VCK Business Excellence Award, which he received in 2020 for continuous quality improvement at ALVANCE Aluminium Duffel.
Dr Dirk holds a doctorate degree from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is an assistant professor at the university, with an ongoing research focus on sustainable business processes and sustainable supply chain management.