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Project management, purchasing of equipment (pharma), participating to tender, chain management, forwarding. Cost optimisation. Sourcing chemicals, raw materials, fertilizers, dry bulk... Specialties: logistics, multimodal, LC, exports, chartering, negotiation for contract of affreighment, charter party, arbitrations, operations. My strength: organize the work and anticipate solutions in the long run. Follow-up relation with supplier, helping understanding of client’s vision, accompanying project through its completion. Looking for the objectives. My skills: Natural supplier and customer oriented in international & multicultural environment (going from Central America, Asia to North of EU). Ease to understand and “translate” a spec. into a commercial project. Business analysis. My experience: 5 years in project management. 8 years in international operations and logistics. Achieving and managing small and also larger project (up to half M€).


Current Experience

  • Project Manager
    Since July 2010
    Purchasing of equipment for export, leading special project for pharma machines, sourcing chemical raw materials, + logistics, packaging and services, including ERP, accounting and billing.

Past Experience

  • Commercial
    January 2010 --- July 2010
    technico-commercial chez Sunswitch SA, sur la Wallonie. Vente B2B

  • Senior Operator
    July 2006 --- December 2009
    Operating handymax size dry bulk vessels, chartering, follow up of contract. Fertilizers. Fertigo; independant broker, was outsourced from Yara and was a dedicated structure with a contract for Yara.

  • Senior operator
    April 2006 --- June 2006
    Deep Sea chartering division of the group based in Bxl. Chartering and operating handymax size dry bulk ships for the transportation of own Yara production in the world

  • Operations manager
    March 2002 --- April 2006
    Ammonia Trade and Shipping division of Yara Group (ex Norsk Hydro) Norwegian agri fertiliser cpy. From Bxl 's office , management of 15 LPG tankers ammonia dedicated carriers Midsize, worldwide trade, team of operators, claims handling, daily operation, back office trade, bunker purchase etc...

  • Operator
    January 2001 --- January 2002

  • Trainee - Operator
    August 1999 --- December 2000
    Maritime and logistics company; various position as operator (chartering, bunkers, laytime calculations etc...)

  • deck officer
    January 1996 --- January 1998


LinkedIn Assessment :
Project ManagementPharmaceutical IndustryPurchase ManagementTransportationInternational LogisticscharteringImport/Export OperationsSupply ChainForwardingletters of creditChemical IndustryMiningShippingLogisticsNegotiationBusiness StrategymanagementPurchasingExportInternational Shipping

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Administer logisticsSelect contractors


  • post graduate in Maritime economy from Universiteit Antwerpen in 2000
  • master in from Antwerp Maritime Academy in 1996


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Full Proficiency
Full Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:

Area / Region

Walhain, Belgique


Driving License
  • Yes