Jean-Baptiste Thubert, born in 1984, is a graduate of the French engineering & research graduate schools SUPELEC (Electricity) and ENSAM (Mechanics & Industrialization), both located in Paris.
He began his career with SIDEM, a VWT subsidiary specialized in desalination plants in 2007 as a commissioning engineer for the Al Hidd Desalination Plant in Bahrain. He was then appointed Commissioning Manager successively for the Marafiq Jubail IWPP and Fujairah 2 IWPP desalination plants.
In 2011, he was appointed R&D Manager at SIDEM. Then in 2017, he became Engineering Director for SIDEM in charge of the drafting and design engineers.
Since April 2019, he has been Technical Director for SIDEM, in charge of the Engineering, the Quality, and the R&D.