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i lead with enthusiasm and clarity. i am at my best in high-stake situations, when i enable the full potential of teams by building trust, creating ownership and setting clear boundaries. i have gathered an extensive experience in project governance, execution and community management (online and offline) across a variety of industries. i am motivated by opportunities where i can balance autonomy with full accountability. i am always looking for assignments where Leadership and Communication are critical to achieving business goals and engaging stakeholders. to me, organizations are communities to develop, not machines to fix. people appreciate my creativity in visualizing changes and translating them into actionable goals.


Current Experience

  • Co-Owner

    Since October 2014
    in close collaboration with the CEO (my wife) and a bunch of really dedicated people of the Lab, i have a good time creating and contributing to the range of belgian pralines and macarons de paris. really proud of that actually. In close collaboration with the CEO (my wife) and a bunch of really dedicated people of the lab, I have a good time creating and contributing to the range of Belgian pralines and Macarons de Paris. Really proud of that actually.

  • Managing Director

    Since January 2002
    • change manager for a global hr transformation project for firmenich • change manager for a transversal hr-project for fabricom (engie group) • change manager for SAP r/3 roll-outs for firmenich • change manager for SAP r/3 implementation at belgian railways (nmbs/sncb), external SAP organizational change Advisor for unilever asiaamet, • hr stream Leader for agfa Healthcare, • Interim Manager at the international is dept of estée lauder companies; • change manager for several large SAP r/3 implementations at: air liquide belux, basf antwerpen nv • occasionally: workshops / keynotes / Teaching • Change Manager for a global HR transformation project for Firmenich • Change Manager for a transversal HR-project for Fabricom (ENGIE group) • Change Manager for SAP R/3 roll-outs for Firmenich • Change Manager for SAP R/3 implementation at Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), external SAP organizational change advisor for Unilever AsiaAMET, • HR Stream Leader for Agfa Healthcare, • Interim Manager at the International IS dept of Estée Lauder Companies; • Change Manager for several large SAP R/3 implementations at: Air Liquide Belux, BASF Antwerpen NV • Occasionally: workshops / keynotes / teaching

Past Experience

  • Founder & Community Manager

    March 2008 --- October 2015
    the group is the biggest digital community of organizational change practitioners. all submissions are reviewed for relevance to the community.

  • Co-founder & COO

    January 2011 --- December 2012
    medemerkers specializes in Social Media & Change Management.

  • Consultant

    January 2001 --- December 2001
    contributed to the start-up of the belgian subsidiary of this dutch Consulting firm.

  • Consultant

    October 1998 --- December 2000
    business analyst for re-Engineering projects of several multinational companies.


LinkedIn Assessment :
Organizational Change Managementpeople managementSocial MediaTraining & DevelopmentBloggingChange ManagementCommunity ManagementPublic SpeakingOrganizational ChangeCoachingERPSAP ConsultingLeading ChangeBehavioural ChangeChange ProgrammesOrganizational CommunicationInternal CommunicationsIntercultural CommunicationBloggerProject DeliveryProject ManagementEngaging SpeakerKeeping It SimpleOrganizational LearningLearning ManagementBlended LearningTeam LeadershipPeople DevelopmentSoft SkillsmanagementVirtual Teams


  • Guest Lecturer in Executive Education in Core Business Integration of Sustainability (CBIS) from Harvard School of Public Health in 2015
  • Master in European Industrial Relations from Warwick Business School in 1998
  • Master in Applied Economic Sciences from University of Leuven in 1997

Area / Region

Kortenberg, Belgium


Driving License
  • No

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