Edelio Bermejo is Group Head of Research & Development, Innovation and Intellectual Property at the LafargeHolcim Research & Development Center (LCR) based in Lyon, France (2019-).
His primary responsibility is to accelerate the time to market of existing R&D projects, strengthen the new product pipeline and foster a more visible innovation culture and external partnerships around new ideas and business models such as reducing the CO2 footprint of the construction industry.
He has held roles within LafargeHolcim in management, research and development, product management, and trading as Heat Offer Range Management (2016-), VP Marketing (2013-15), Business Unit Manager (2008-15), Trading Strategy Director (2007-08), and R&D Director, Cement Division (2002-07).
He studied Materials Science at the Polytech Paris UPMC (1991), now Polytech Sorbonne, and holds a PhD in Materials Science from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (1995).
Edelio Bermejo was a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region Latin America in 2020.