André Gorius graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris, 1985), where he obtained the titles of « Docteur de Troisième Cycle » and « Professeur Agrégé » in Physics. In 1988, he obtained his PhD (“Doctorat ès Sciences”) in Chemical Engineering.
During his career in the Solvay Group since more than 30 years, he occupied the positions of R&D Director and Industrial Director in France, USA and Italy. In 2006, he began to be involved in the economic aspects of technology transfers, was Licensing Director, and created the position he presently occupies (Intellectual Assets Valorization Director). He specializes in valuation of intangible assets, in the general frames of Technology Transfers, Merge & Acquisitions, and Transfer Pricing, Litigations, etc., always leveraging his scientific and technology background to assess the underlying technology strengths and weaknesses, and the way enterprises manage these assets.
André teaches the general concepts of economy to engineers, and tries to develop novel approaches of intangible assets valuation by analogy with the known theories of classical and quantum physics.
Acting since July 2019 as an independent consultant, he is member , among others, of the “Observatoire de l’Immatériel”, the “Association d’Experts en Evaluation d’Entreprises” (Enterprise Valuation Experts), and chairs the IP Valuation Committee within the LESI (Licensing Executives Society International)