Networking with know-how and experience

Professional Experience

COMPANY ROLE PERIOD
TRI-VIZOR NV Co-founder and CEO November 2008 – Present
ISCN – Interactive Supply Chain Network Co-founder and partner. Organizer of "Het Groot Logistiek Debat" 2016 and 2017 October 2016 – Present
VIL – Flanders Institute for Logistics Co-founder and first managing director May 2003-May 2008
Independent Supply Chain Strategy Expert Advisory on the supply chain strategy of some major companies August 2000 – May 2003
KPMG Consultants Partner and leader of the Supply Chain practice. Final responsibility on supply chain planning and optimization projects for some major companies August 1997 – July 2000.
ORINOCO – Logistics optimization and Operations Research Partner and project manager for the conception and implementation of planning optimisation systems  September 1994 – August 1997.
University of Antwerp Doctoral Research on An analysis of the behavior of heuristics for the vehicle routing problem for a selection of problems with vehicle-related customer-related and time-related characteristics. Supervisor: Prof. Ir. H. Müller-Malek. PhD-thesis May 1989 – January 1995.

 

Board membership and Advisory board

COMPANY ROLE PERIOD
WDP  Independent director at WDP – Warehouses De Pauw. Listed on EuroNext (ISIN: BE0003763779) 2003-2015
Acerta Advisory board Port and Logistics 2011-2015

 

Networking

ORGANISATION DESCRIPTION ROLE PERIOD
Maritime Circle Antwerp (MKA) Friendship network of decision makers in port and logistics Chairman 2004 – present
B19 Business club Advisory board 2016 – present
CxO Net Expert Group on Logistics Expert 2009 – present
Supply Chain Council The Supply Chain Council has developed the SCOR-Supply Chain Operations Reference Model Member of the Technical Development Steering Committee 2004-2006
Belgian CEO Summit A yearly invitation only summit organized by Microsoft and Unisys Invitation as CEO 2006-2007
Commission van Laarhoven Report Naar een vitalere supply chain door krachtige innovaties Independent Expert 2008
Worldbank The Logistics Perfomance Index Member of survey panel 2015-present
PwC Transport & Logistics 2030 Expert 2009
Flemish Government Logistics and supply chain management counseling on an ad hoc basis to the Flemish minister and his cabinet. Involvement in these projects: Flanders Logistics – Vlaanderen in Actie Counselor 2003-present
CSCMP Benelux Roundtable Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals Secretary 2005.
The Belgian OR Society Belgian Society for the promotion of scientific methods of management Administrator 1990-1994