Jorge J. Malfeito, R&D Director of Acciona Agua S.A.U., has more than 25 years’ experience in the water industry, with specialisation in membranes, RO desalination and water treatment processes design and optimisation.
His focus has been on leading R&D projects, innovation management and resource planning, to implement the strategic research covering various fields. These include membrane technologies, seawater desalination, water chemistry, drinking water and wastewater, and reuse, funding of R&D projects and building partnerships with other water industry players, universities and research institutes.
He holds an MSc. in Chemistry and Polymer Science in addition to an MBA, and has authored several articles as well as technical papers presented in different international conferences. He is member of the Board of Directors of the European Desalination Society (EDS) and part of the Board of Directors of the Water Supply Sanitation Technology Platform (WssTP).