Laurent De Vroey is a 20-years experienced electromechanical engineer and PhD from the University of Louvain (Belgium). Laurent has been with the ENGIE utility group for 13 years, where he is heading the green mobility research activity and SMATCH, the EV smart charging solution of ENGIE.
Laurent is working with his team on new mobility solutions and related infrastructure, charging infrastructure assessment, charging software development and integration of electric vehicles in a broader energetic ecosystem.
Laurent has conducted several charging infrastructure assessments around the world. He has performed impact evaluations of fast charging, smart charging and vehicle-to-grid on electric vehicle ageing and electrical grid. He also evaluated the practical feasibility of several smart charging scenarii in real conditions.
Laurent is the author or co-author of several publications related to electric vehicles, EV charging and energy management.