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Hélène Lombois-Burger


Hélène Lombois-Burger is R&D Project Manager for Digital Design & Fabrication at the Holcim Innovation Center near Lyon, France.

Her role focuses on innovative solutions that create value for customers. Solutions are developed in a collaborative ecosystem across the value chain including design, materials, process and applications. She was appointed in February 2019.

Hélène Lombois-Burger was Construction Development Lab Head (2015-19) where she managed a portfolio of projects to develop innovative construction systems, including construction engineering and real scale prototyping.

Her previous positions at Holcim include R&D Program Manager – Structure & Envelope of Building (2013-15); R&D Competency Group Leader – Mix Design & Placing (2010-13); and R&D Project Manager (2007-10), with development of several innovations (insulating mineral foam with related construction systems, on-board system of rheology control, triggered concrete).

She holds a Master of Engineering (2000) from École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris (ESPCI ParisTech, France) and a PhD in Materials Science (2003), from Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie, France. She began her career as an R&D engineer and project manager with Italcementi (2003-07).

Hélène Lombois-Burger was a member of the Holcim Awards jury for region Europe in 2020.

She participated in the first Roundtable to prepare the topics of the Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction in 2020.

Last Updated: July 14, 2021
Lyon, France
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