Valérie Hayez holds an MSc and a PhD in Applied Sciences (electronics and optics) from the University of Brussels. And is Global Façade Engineering & Architectural Design Engineer for High Performance Building at Dow. She provides technical service to the construction design community, including façade system manufacturers, architects and engineers. Valerie has developed a broad expertise in façade engineering, including structural performance, fire safety, thermal or acoustic insulation. Valerie is also active at standardization level.