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Dan is an experienced Consultant within EY’s Belgian Advisory Services practice. His experience spans both private and public sector with a particular focus on assisting large transformation processes and implementing change inherent to strategic decisions by management. Next to being a consultant at EY, Dan is Business Development Manager for the young company Young Potentials, which mission is to try and bridge the gap between the theoretical education at universities and the business world by focusing on practical knowledge and skills. Dan’s role as a Business Development Manager is to generate business by pitching different partnership models at various firms' C-suite as well as coaching and training students in modules like Innovation and Networking. As of 2015 Young Potentials became the largest independent Young Potentials network in Belgium, giving intensive trainings to +3500 Young Potentials and an online network of +5000 Young Potentials on Facebook, LinkedIn, e-mail database and other Social Media channels. Dan obtained a Bachelor degree (Cum Laude) in Hospitality & Hotel management, during which he partook in international internships in The Netherlands and France working for a Fortune 500 company. Furthermore he got his MBA in General Economics with a focus on International Business at the University of Leuven (Campus Brussels); And he participated in a full-year MBA-program in Guadalajara, Mexico at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). At this top Business school in Latin-America, he followed an MBA with a focus on international business which he passed with Distinction (86%). Dan speaks excellent professional Dutch, French, English and Spanish. He values International experiences and always welcomes new challenges and opportunities. +32(0)473/58.62.33


Current Experience

  • Consultant
    Since September 2014
    Performance Improvement - People and Organizational Change EY Advisory works with organizations across the private and public sector to deliver sustainable performance improvements and organizational change. Whether focus is on transforming the business or on sustaining performance and building on prior achievements, EY supports management teams to improve the performance and effectiveness of their business by examining everything from core management and business processes to future directions and opportunities for growth.

  • Business Development Manager & Experienced Trainer
    Since September 2013
    Young Potentials is an initiative where we try to bridge the gap between the theoretical education at universities and the business world focused on practical knowledge and skills. Where other courses for students are mostly focused on theory, at Young Potentials we work with real business knowledge and trainers with experience in top companies.

Past Experience

  • Purchasing Analyst
    February 2014 --- July 2014
    Focusing on Root Cause analysis and Corrective action with suppliers with a Shipping Performance below objectives. Maintaining contact with other Purchasing teams (Manufacturing facilities) in Europe and the US to resolve supplier issues that require purchasing intervention. Responsible for communication between suppliers and other Caterpillar divisions and offer support if needed related to pricing, quality, payment and delivery issues. Assisting / leading supplier visits.


LinkedIn Assessment :
TeamworkInternational RelationsPeople SkillsTeam ManagementPresentationsChange ManagementInternational BusinessLeadershipHospitalityOrganizational DesignLatin AmericaStrategyManagement ConsultingStrategic PlanningBusiness AnalysisspanishFrenchEnglishBusiness ProcessSupply Chain ManagementBusiness Development


  • Master's degree in Economics (Handelswetenschappen) - International Business management from HUB-EHSAL in 2014
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Business from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey / ITESM in 2013
  • Bachelor's degree in Hotelmanagement from Erasmushogeschool Brussel in 2011

Training and Certification

  • Young Potentials Summer School Facilitator Certification

Area / Region

Ghent, Belgium


Driving License
  • No