Innovation Development Manager
Since March 2015
- Screening and development of innovative products and services (from idea to commercialisation) - Screening and development of potential partnerships - Business development of new products and services
Regulatory and Public Affairs Specialist
January 2014 --- February 2015
Follow-up and participation in regulatory matters with focus on dossiers with impact on production. Key dossiers: CRM, flexibility, Security of Supply, interconnections. Preparation of strategic documents and external CEO meetings and meetings with politicians, Alignment with internal and external stakeholders and reporting to regional and international management. Member of FEBEG, EDORA and ODE working groups and FEBEG production commission.
Project Manager / Engineer
November 2012 --- December 2013
Project Manager of following projects at Eneco SEPA: From business requirements to release and aftercare EV A true business project concerning Electric Mobility
January 2012 --- October 2012
Consultant: - process analyst - business analyst - project management - test analyst - test coordinator - trainer
Project Lead Change Management
January 2012 --- October 2012
January 2011 --- December 2011
- Execute Patentability Opinion - Write Patent applications - Identify innovative concepts in existing R&D and production processes - Draft legal IP advice
January 2008 --- February 2011
I gained experience as a test analyst, business and process analyst and project manager. I have been working internally on Business Analysis training for my colleague consultants. My last project at Telenet had following achievements: · - Creation of the first central Telenet Enterprise Product Data Model including Order intake and Billing aspects - Implementation of a Product Modelling Environment that allows for centralized technical product modeling - Migration of Product master data to this environment - Driving the product related master data in order intake and billing systems - Migration of the legacy Promotion logic to the new Active Product Catalog - Opening the capabilities of the promotion logic for new business scenarios.
Environmental, research and technical adviser
August 2008 --- December 2008
This Federation represents the European manufacturers of particleboard, MDF and OSB. My job consisted of advising the affiliated companies on matters of Environmental and Technical European regulations. Also, I prepared and participated in the Environmental and Technical meetings, which were a platform for information gathering and discussions. I also prepared a dossier for the DG Trade on CO2 emissions (Emission Trading Scheme). During this job, I built up an international social network in the European woodbased panel industry.
Environmental Site Engineer
February 2007 --- August 2008
As a site engineer, my main responsibilities were performing water quality monitoring, the setup of a monitoring plan and equipment after analysis of the clients’ requirements and reporting. The main objective was to assure compliance to all relevant environmental rules. All of the projects were abroad, more specifically I worked in Australia and Saudi-Arabia.
in from Change Management training in 2012
Master in Bio-Engineering: Forest and Nature Management from Ghent University in 2006
in from Sint-Vincentiuscollege in 2000
Training and Certification