Alain has held a variety of positions in different sectors, from research to sales to scientific and regulatory affairs. He worked for a contract aerosol filler before joining the Belgian Aerosol Association and finally the European Aerosol Federation (F.E.A.) where he has been Secretary General for more than 15 years. Alain has a background in chemistry, cosmetology, management and change management. He is also a former President of the Royal Belgian Society of Cosmetic Sciences. He teaches a course on aerosol technology at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).