Work History as employee

Corporate Affiliates Officer / Fluxys S.A. / Brussels / Jul. 2016 to Jan. 2017

  • Responsible for the follow-up of key projects of the Fluxys group through the overall management of the Reverse Flow project: joint project between German (Fluxys TENP) and Swiss (Fluxswiss & Transitgas) affiliates aiming at bringing gas from the South of Europe, through the Alps, from Italy to Germany

 

International Business Officer / Fluxys S.A. / Brussels / Jun. 2014 to Jul. 2016

  • Responsible for Business Development (Innovations & New markets)
  • Leading merging & acquisitions in the natural gas industry in Europe

 

Installations Project Leader / Fluxys Belgium / Brussels / Sep. 2009 to May 2014

  • Directed all phases of several multi-million projects per year, from feasibility study to commissioning and hand-over to my final Client
  • Directed planning, budgeting, vendor selection and quality assurance efforts
  • Defined clear targets and objectives and communicated them to other team members
  • Monitored timelines and flagged potential issues to be addressed
  • Developed monthly executive presentations and reports to facilitate project evaluation
  • Directed quality assurance efforts to maximize safety and guarantee cost savings

 

Architect Engineer / S.A.B.C.A. / Brussels / Jan. 2009 to Jun. 2009

  • Collaborated successfully with cross-functional development teams to design new products
  • Compiled, processed and analyzed test data and results to improve product quality
  • Completed project by efficiently applying engineering, technical and tests procedures
  • Developed a new product generation from specifications to final tested and validated prototype

Work History as entrepreneur

Business Development & Sales Director Europe / TEA-Energy N.V. / Belgium / Nov. 2016 to present

  • Developing win-win relations with LED distributors
  • Creating long term partnerships to ensure the sale of our LED light products
  • Developing the brand awareness
  • Promote our innovative developments

 

Business Development / Buildevolution bvba / Brussels / Jan. 2016 to present

  • Co-Founder of the company (www.buildevolution.be)
  • In charge of commercial, marketing, financial and legal workstreams

 

Sales & Marketing / Boxigen bvba / Puurs / Jan. 2015 to Dec. 2016

  • Co-Founder of the Belgian start-up, elected as top5 Belgian promising start-up of the year 2015 by Trends magazine
  • In charge of the sales & business development strategy
  • Allowed Boxigen to be present on main events like DIY-Kortrijk & Batibouw Belgium

Education

Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management / Brussels / 2012 to 2014

Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA) (2014, Magna cum Laude)

 

École Polytechnique de Louvain / Louvain-la-Neuve / 2004 to 2009

Master of Science in Electromechanical Engineering (2009, Magna cum Laude)

  • 2009 – Final Thesis & Internship at SABCA: “Major Improvement of the HBRISC2 spatial microprocessor”
  • 2008 – Erasmus exchange in Lisbon at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)

Bachelor of Science in Electromechanical Engineering (2007, cum Laude)

Summary

Self-motivated, innovative and goal-oriented entrepreneur

Works well with people at all levels of organizations by building bridges between the field and the office

Skills

  • Agile networker
  • Goal driven with innovative mindset
  • Dedicated and flexible team player
  • Strategic & financial project planner
  • Negotiations expert
  • Critical thinker & eager to learn

Languages

French: Native
100%
English: Full Professional Competency
90%
Dutch:Full Professional Competency
90%
Portugese: Limited Professional Competency
50%

Certifications

  • Safety Coordinator on temporary construction sites, level B (Belgian accreditation)
  • Attest BA4/BA5 – Electrical safety for qualified personal
  • Veiligheid, gezondheid en milieu Checklist Aannemer (VCA)

Passions

Sport

  • Trail, running, mountain bike and mountaineering
  • Finished 4 marathons (Rotterdam, Paris, Rome and Barcelone) in less than 4hours with best in 3h30min
  • Participate in various trail & running competitions during whole year
  • Reached the top of Kilimandjaro (Uhuru peak at 5890m) in 2015

Travels

  • All around Europe, Colombia, USA, Canada, Tanzania, Madeira, Hong-Kong, China and Vietnam

Others

  • Discovering new cultures & way of doing
  • Watching movies & reading comics