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€).
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.
January 2010 --- July 2010
technico-commercial chez Sunswitch SA, sur la Wallonie. Vente B2B
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.
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
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...
January 2001 --- January 2002
Trainee - Operator
August 1999 --- December 2000
Maritime and logistics company; various position as operator (chartering, bunkers, laytime calculations etc...)
January 1996 --- January 1998
Skills and Expertise
Administer logisticsSelect contractors
post graduate in Maritime economy from Universiteit Antwerpen in 2000
master in from Antwerp Maritime Academy in 1996