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Daniel van der Merwe

Daniel van der Merwe is Senior Manager Downstream & Petrochemicals at Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions.

He started his career in 1979 at Sasol in South Africa as assistant process engineer, progressing through levels of engineering and CtX operations. By 1987 he continued in Sentrachem. In 1997, he joined Lurgi, holding various positions in process engineering, technology management, marketing and sales.

Since 1978, his focus has centred around Air Liquide’s Lurgi technologies, including biomass pyrolysis, the integrated Lurgi CTX train, catalytic partial oxidation CTX derivatives, and now sustainably integrated Carbon to Hydrogen Plus.

He graduated in Chemical Engineering at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

Daniel has been distinguished as an Air Liquide « International Expert » since 2013.