Emmanuel Garcia is R&D Construction Solutions Director at the LafargeHolcim Innovation Center near Lyon, France.
He is also Concrete & Aggregates R&D Director and in charge of the worldwide building solutions research projects portfolio of LafargeHolcim across all product segments. The LafargeHolcim Innovation Center is the world’s leading construction materials research laboratory with more than 250 researchers of 12 different nationalities.
Emmanuel Garcia was previously General Manager of Lafarge Concrete for Rhône-Alpes-Auvergne (2011-17); Quality & Product Development Director of Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete France; and held other positions in the fields of innovation, product development and sustainability (2007-11). He was Founder & Head of the Powder Research group at the Lafarge Central Lab (1999-2007).
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics & Physics (1990); Master of Engineering in Materials Science and Master of Research (1995); and PhD in Powder Technology (1999) from École des mines d'Alès, Université de Montpellier, France.
Emmanuel Garcia was a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for Asia Pacific in 2017, and will be a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for North America in 2020.