Paul Thiers brings decades of investment and business development acumen to his role at Origis Energy. He has been a guiding force in the company since its inception. As a non-executive director and co-founder, he currently oversees investor relations and is a member of the management committee and the advisory board.
Prior to aligning with Origis, Mr. Thiers held the position of co-CEO and Board Member, of the Unilin Group, where he was instrumental in its explosive growth. Within Unilin, his role included being the driving force behind the initiatives with respect to renewable energy (biomass). After the acquisition of the Unilin Group by Mohawk Industries (2005), Mr. Thiers served as initiator, counselor and/or investor for several businesses such as Pentahold (private equity), Altior (executive search) and Origis.
Mr. Thiers is an independent board member in several companies including Deceuninck Plastics, Accent NV, Jobs for People, Vergokan and d-artagnan. He holds a Master of Laws degree (KU Leuven) and is a graduate of the Vlerick Management School.