1. Skills


    Set up and sold my own IT company in a 6 year period. New projects are in the pipeline as freelance IT project manager.

    Analysis with a purpose

    Analysis of a specific problem while looking at the big picture. What can IT do to increase your sales ?

    Project management

    All of my IT projects have finished on time, respecting budget and scope.

    I have an official Prince II certificate.

    People Skills

    Managed operational teams with little formal authority : worked with IT developers, organised classical concerts and fashion shows.

    Flexible and fast learning

    Worked as an agricultural engineer in the automotive and cultural sector and acquired my IT skills on the job.

  2. My IT career

    02-2019 to 06-2020 Ypto, Brussels. Functional analyst. The NMBS needed to replace their back office software applications. Ypto being the main software supplier of the NMBS, proposed a transition from Microsoft technology to SAP. All these application needed a functional analysis before rewriting them to SAP.

    02-2017 to 08-2017 Sopra Banking Systems Mechelen. VB6 + C# mixed environment. Business layer debugging and programming.

    09-2015 to 06-2016 : Sopra Banking Systems Mechelen. VB6 + C# mixed environment. Business layer debugging and programming.

    01-2014 to 09-2014 : Publilux nv, Zele, Business analysis and programming

    01-2014 : Certification 'Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer' for Web Applications - MCSD 486

    11-2012 : Launch of the website ywwy.org

    10-2012 : Prince II certification - PRojects IN Controlled Environments. Read more

    12-2011 to 04-2012 : Cars On The Web, a used car auction site. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and freelance IT project manager.Read more

    2010-2011 : Worked on my own IT projects, e.g. a website representing all of the translators in Belgium.Read more

    2008-2009 : Lived 2 years in Italy - Le Marche, next to Umbria and Tuscany.

    2005-2007 : Raise our children born in 2004 and 2006.

    2004 : Sold my business in 2004 to Cheops Technology nv. I had a team of 3 IT and 3 administrative employees.

    1999-2004 : G M wanted to reorganize their used car business. The aim was to shorten the handling time and minimize stock and boost sale prices. Read more

    1999 : Set up my IT company ‘Storm’

    1991-1999 : I started as a freelancer in the cultural and social sector

  3. Formal education

    1990-1991 : MBA at theVlerickManagement School. End year project was the development of a new insurance product.

    1989-1990 : Military service on the oceanographic ship the Belgica.

    1984-1989 : University of Ghent : bio engineer with a specialisation in water treatment.

  4. Languages

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    Dutch expert expert expert
    French expert good expert
    English good good good
    Italian good basic good
    German basic basic basic

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