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Multilingual and multidisciplinary Project Manager having extensive experience in Industry, Financial Services and Healthcare in EMEA;

Regional Best Practices; Integration after acquisition; Audit, harmonization and consolidation of systems and tools


Current Experience

  • Regional Project Manager
    Since June 2014
    Project management of customer deployment projects for diagnostics laboratory solutions: Responsible for major lab solutions implementation projects for key customers in Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg Project planning (MS Project): definition, execution and monitoring of scope, timelines, quality and resource requirements Cross-border and cross-functional resource planning Risk management and internal/external status reporting Tender response preparation

Past Experience

  • Management Consultant
    January 2012 --- January 2014
    Client companies: St Jude Medical, CaridianBCT, Solvay, Carrier Corp. Management consultancy: (international) project management, multi-disciplinary advice (legal, financial, social law, organizational and business development, risk management) Project management: experience in leading international and multi-disciplinary project teams and managing complex and strategic projects Audit, harmonization and consolidation of systems and tools Sales effectiveness and regional best practices: key account management and strategic account management

  • HR Consultant
    January 2005 --- January 2012
    Client companies: Tyco, Sioen, Vanbreda, Fortis, Orascom, Raya Interim Management for HR Specialist and Generalist functions in EMEA HR Consultancy and Projects: Compensation and benefits: c & b reviews in EMEA, market positioning, design of variable and performance based pay models, optimization of labor cost Organizational design and development: application of job evaluation models, development of job descriptions and job classification Labor legislation: development and update of policies, procedures and contracts International employment and restructuring Talent management, staffing and leadership development Integration in the context of mergers & acquisitions: management audit

  • Staffing and Talent Leader EMEA/ Interim HR Manager Trane SAE Cairo
    January 2003 --- January 2005
    Development and implementation of new tools in Staffing, Leadership Development and Talent Management for operations and distribution in EMAIR (Europe Middle East Africa India Region) Project assignment in Egypt in production plant and sales office (total of approx. 200 employees) to support staffing, development, training, compensation and benefits, processes and procedures

  • HR Director EMEA
    January 2000 --- January 2002
    Liaison between US HQ and manufacturing, sales and distribution units in EMEA Guidance to local HR and Finance Managers in Europe and the Middle East (Gulf): staffing, compensation & benefits, social legislation, integration after acquisition Development and implementation of programs and policies in Europe: company car policy, stock options and - purchase, retention of key talent (leadership development), health and safety

  • Consultant
    January 1995 --- January 2001

  • Consultant
    January 1994 --- January 1996

  • Project Assessment Officer
    January 1992 --- January 1994
     Assessment of EU-funded projects for Eastern & Central Europe: selection & monitoring, feasibility and quality assessment, budgeting, reporting and coordination

  • Research Assistant
    January 1991 --- January 1992
     Development of EU-funded training programs for students and managers in collaboration with Polish, Czech and Slovak institutions involving frequent travel


  • Commerce International in from Solvay Brussels School in 1994
  • Industrial Location and Development in Management from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 1991
  • Master in Oriental Studies in Arabic and Islam from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 1990
  • in from St Andreas Brugge in 0
  • in from Université de Tunis in 0

Training and Certification

  • Prince2 Project management Fundamentals Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    2 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Project Manager
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
  • International:

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes