Kris joined Elia Group in 2017 as an Innovation Project Manager, creating prototypes of new technologies to address different business needs. Projects he has worked on include exploring the automation of routine tasks with robotic process automation, improving IT processes through the use of inner source and creating a centralised platform for data scientists. Kris also encourages the use of blockchain technologies across the Group and develops proofs of concept relating to the use of verifiable credentials in consent management. Before joining Elia Group, Kris worked in the education sector and as a data analyst for Infrabel and Engie. He holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering (with a focus on mechanics) from the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.