THE TEAM

We are Hedera.
To us growth is much more than a target
it’s our passion.
Human in interaction, entrepreneurial in execution,
this is how we team up for client success.

Dimitri Leemans
Dimitri Leemans

Dimitri Leemans

Dimitri co-founded Hedera in 2009 and is extremely passionate about growth and business model innovation. As an expert in multichannel distribution, he has defined and managed multiple programs and projects in marketing, sales and customer service. Other than advising clients on how to overcome the challenges they encounter, Dimitri leads the Hedera business development activities.

Before Hedera, Dimitri was a management consultant at Accenture.

The sky is not the limit!

Partner

Michaël De Boeck
Michaël De Boeck

Michaël De Boeck

Michaël joined Hedera in 2013. Before this, he gained useful experience during a 5 year career at PwC, with a focus on business processes and financials. Michaël is eager to broaden his knowledge, while applying his existing skills and expertise.

Before starting his professional career, Michaël studied Business Engineering at the University of Antwerp.

Some people feel the rain, others just get wet.

Management Consultant

Marenz Huijskens
Marenz Huijskens

Marenz Huijskens

A versatile team-player with eye for both the bigger picture and nuance, Marenz joined Hedera in 2015. The focal point of his experience is in project management, process management and IT, where he built his functional knowledge in the banking domain in international projects. In his spare time Marenz likes to travel and to challenge himself on his road bike – preferably uphill.

Life is like a camera – focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out – take another shot.

Management Consultant

Christophe Vanhorenbeeck
Christophe Vanhorenbeeck

Christophe Vanhorenbeeck

Christophe has 10+ years of experience in change and transformation management, mainly within banking and insurance.

He has an extensive background in digital and customer service, primarily as project and program manager. Christophe is a team-oriented go-getter who offers customers the right balance between management advise and project delivery. He puts focus on building strong relationships and lead several teams and large implementation projects.

Christophe holds a Master in Applied Economics as well as a Master in International Politics. He’s fluent in Dutch, French and English.

Before Hedera, Christophe started-up a new business consulting unit for another company. In the years before he worked for an international consulting firm and a clearing house.

Do or don’t do, there is no try.

Management Consultant

Kim Van Wynendaele
Kim Van Wynendaele

Kim Van Wynendaele

Kim joined Hedera in 2016. She is an innovative and digital minded person, who likes working in dynamic environments.

She started her professional career as an International Management Trainee for a large bank, where she then contributed to the launch of its digital brand. After gaining experience in sales and marketing at this digital bank, she decided to start as a Business Consultant in the Financial sector in 2015.

Kim holds a Msc. in Business Engineering at KULeuven and Université Catholique de Louvain (Louvain School of Management). In her free time, she is passionate about volleyball and cooking.

Never lose your smile!

Management Consultant

Robin Bavin
Robin Bavin

Robin Bavin

Within a Private Equity and a Big 4 environment, Robin gained his first experience in the fields of market & business analysis, financial modelling and strategy, before joining Hedera in 2016. Although Robin has a cross-industry profile, he is mainly focused on Retail where he uses his analytical and commercial skills to optimize reporting, follow industry and digital evolutions. Before starting at his professional career, Robin obtained an Advanced Master in Innovation & Strategic Management at the Solvay Brussels School.

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”

Management Consultant

Felicity Lee
Felicity Lee

Felicity Lee

Felicity has a Master’s degree in Human Ecology. She is competent in five languages and enjoys analytical problem-solving. Her interest in statistics brought her to develop her skills in programming. During her work for a European funding program under Horizon 2020, she developed a robust statistical model using Python to predict the outcome of project evaluations. Previously, her roles included BI Consultant and Business/Functional Analyst.

Currently, she has taken up the challenge of becoming a data scientist at Hedera Insights.

Felicity is a highly disciplined learner and enjoys acquiring new skills as demonstrated by her diverse language and technical skills (R, Python, SQL, LaTeX). Her favourite activities include snowboarding, guitar playing and basketball. She is deeply motivated to pursue challenges in data analytics and technology.

Data Intelligence Consultant

Quentin Van Der Steen
Quentin Van Der Steen

Quentin Van Der Steen

Quentin joined Hedera in October 2018. With his passion for marketing, strategy and innovation, he is convinced that Hedera will help him explore and broaden his knowledge in these domains.

Quentin holds a master’s degree in Business Administration at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. During his studies, Quentin was able to experience an international internship in France at the Fédération Française de Football and attended the Université de Lille in France.

Quentin also has some experience in the energy and social securities sector.

You will either step forward into growth or you will step backward into safety – Maslow/em>

Management Consultant

Shahnoush Sheikh Rezaei
Shahnoush Sheikh Rezaei

Shahnoush Sheikh Rezaei

Shahnoush joined Hedera in 2019. Before this, she developed consulting skills during 4 years of experience in several client engagements within the Big 4 environment. She is a creative, result-oriented team player with an analytical and a can-do mindset and has great communication and motivational skills.

Shahnoush obtained her Master of Science in Business Administration at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven where she graduated in 2015. During her free time, she enjoys travelling, learning about new cultures, dancing, music and cooking

Little things make big days/em>

Management Consultant

Mohamed El Hilali
Mohamed El Hilali

Mohamed El Hilali

Mohamed joined Hedera in 2018. Before this, he gained 4 years of experience in business transformation and consulting. He worked in several projects across multiple industries.

Mohamed holds a Master degree in Business administration from the University of Ghent and an interuniversity post Master degree in Maritime Science’s from the University of Ghent and Antwerp.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall

Management Consultant

Lynn Thijssen
Lynn Thijssen

Lynn Thijssen

Lynn joined Hedera in 2018.

She is a Management Consultant with 4 years of experience working for multinationals in Financial Services, FMCG, Telecom & Technology. Her field of expertise consist of Project & Change Management and Business Transformations, focusing on innovation & digitalization.

Lynn is a social being with a ‘can-do’ attitude, always looking for a new challenge. She loves to travel, has a passion for adventure, and enjoys playing sports such as soccer, hockey and diving.

Energy and persistence conquer all things

Management Consultant

Valéry Grossar
Valéry Grossar

Valéry Grossar

Valéry joined Hedera in April 2019, after having gained experience in financial audit and consulting at PwC from 2011 to 2016, across various industries and sectors, including Financial Services, Automotive and Pharmaceuticals. He worked on supply chain and product placement improvement projects in the retail sector as an independent management consultant from 2016 to 2017, followed by having accompanied sustained growth at an innovative SME from 2017 to 2019.

Valéry holds a Master in Law as well as a Master in Management. In his spare time, Valéry loves sports (mainly soccer and futsal), music, travel and good dining.

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.”

Management Consultant

Patrick Fransen
Patrick Fransen

Patrick Fransen

Driven by business model innovation and customer experience, Patrick mainly supports clients that are active in energy, utilities and the postal industry in the fields of portfolio management, strategic pricing, service design and social business. Patrick has been driving Hedera’s growth since the company’s foundation. Currently, Patrick is leading the development of human capital within Hedera.

Patrick combines pragmatic business insights with deep analytical skills, gained through years of management consulting experience, a Postgraduate in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering.

You have to work hard to make it simple. But in the end, it’s worth it. Because once you get there, you can move mountains.

Partner

Liese Jespers
Liese Jespers

Liese Jespers

Liese joined Hedera from Microsoft, where she was in charge of marketing communication and events management. With a passion for marketing, customer experience and e-commerce, Liese is able to bring a creative view to our clients’ commercial challenges.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Management Consultant

Filip Ledent
Filip Ledent

Filip Ledent

After kicking off his career in the academic world, Filip switched to management consulting and joined Hedera in 2012. He focuses mainly on business growth challenges; it’s the business domain he is most passionate about. Filip is experienced in market trend analysis, innovation, marketing, strategy development and business process management.

If you see blue sky, go for it.

Management Consultant

Anthony Deryck
Anthony Deryck

Anthony Deryck

Attracted by its challenging projects and entrepreneurial spirit, Anthony joined Hedera in 2014. Earlier, Anthony had built up a mix of business consulting and project management expertise in local, medium-sized as well as major international accounts. He has led large ERP implementation programs in the utilities industry and worked for several years at Accenture as consultant.

With a pragmatic and structured approach, Anthony always puts customer satisfaction first. Anthony holds a Master’s in Business Engineering from the KU Leuven.

Every accomplishment starts with a decision to try.

Management Consultant

Marcel Postema
Marcel Postema

Marcel Postema

Marcel is a seasoned strategy consultant with a decade of experience and an entrepreneur with a passion for growth, (digital) innovation and venturing. He leads the Dutch energy practice and has extensive experience in supporting companies with developing growth strategies, differentiating propositions and innovation capabilities as well as both in execution and portfolio management.

Marcel holds a Master in Business Administration with a specialization in International Management and is a mentor in Rockstart’s Smart Energy Accelerator.

As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.

Management Consultant

Sarah Moeremans
Sarah Moeremans

Sarah Moeremans

After gaining two years of professional experience in sales and business development, Sarah joined Hedera in January 2016. Coming from the world of consultancy, she has acquired a good understanding of the structure, functioning and issues of companies in very different sectors.

Sarah holds a Master degree in Communication Sciences from Ghent University. She is trilingual, dynamic, creative and a true team player. Aside from her passion for marketing and sales, Sarah loves to travel, read and learn new languages.

The difference between ‘try’ and ‘triumph’ is a little ‘umph’.

Management Consultant

Karen Naveld
Karen Naveld

Karen Naveld

Karen joined our team in November 2016.
She started her carrier in 2009 in commercial domains. Getting to know the commercial side of business, has given her a nice general background. She has got 2 years of experience in commercial data analysis.
By joining the Hedera Insights team she wants to focus on data intelligence projects, contributing to the customer experience enhancement. A very hands-on mentality and analytical mindset help to get her where she wants.

Her free time is mainly spent with her husband and kids, playing sports, hiking and enjoying nature.

Challenging the data and myself – that’s my thing!

Data Intelligence Consultant

Nick Paelinck
Nick Paelinck

Nick Paelinck

Nick is still working on his biography.

Management Consultant

Jai RambaratSingh
Jai RambaratSingh

Jai RambaratSingh

Armed with a decade of experience, Jai joined Hedera in 2012 to help set up the Dutch branch. Passionate about innovation, he helps companies to be more effective in research and product development. Moreover, he helps them to commercialize and monetize their innovation investments. His industry expertise areas are high-tech, telecoms and FMCG.

Jai holds a Master’s degree in Robotical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology, and an MBA from London Business School.

If you feel everything is under control, you’re going too slow.

Partner

Camile van Kralingen
Camile van Kralingen

Camile van Kralingen

During his thirteen years in consulting, Camile has successfully delivered highly complex projects within many different organizations. He has taken up a wide variety of roles – from implementing IT systems to developing growth strategies, from performing financial analysis to leading organizational restructuring. Camile has worked mainly in industries such as FMCG / food, automotive and oil & gas.

Camile holds an MBA from Insead. After a decade at Accenture, he joined Hedera in 2012 to co-found the Dutch branch.

Partner

Yannick Antonissen
Yannick Antonissen

Yannick Antonissen

Yannick joined Hedera Consulting in April 2019. He is a client-oriented professional with an entrepreneurial mindset and a strong ability to think conceptually. He is focused on results and has a preference for challenging projects and ‘out of the box thinking’. Yannick holds a degree in Applied Economic Sciences specialized in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Besides advising clients, Yannick has a passion for business development activities.

Before Hedera, Yannick was a business consultant at CGI.

Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.

 

Management Consultant

Kristina Loguinova
Kristina Loguinova

Kristina Loguinova

After completing her PhD in financial law, Kristina leaped into the exciting world of innovation consulting and got appointed as a Professor of Money and the Law at her alma mater, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels). In line with her professional and academic path, she is passionate about cooperation, creativity and sustainability. After work, Kristina is either run training or attending a Fintech conference.

“Innovate, don’t imitate.”

Management Consultant

Philip Lahey
Philip Lahey

Philip Lahey

Philip is a co-founder of Hedera and an experienced consultant in marketing, sales and customer service transformations. Having delivered projects in a wide range of industries and countries, Philip always invests in strong relations to make growth possible. At Hedera, Philip drives the company strategy and international activities.

Before founding Hedera, Philip was a management consultant at Accenture.

Client is King

Partner

Kristof Pelckmans
Kristof Pelckmans

Kristof Pelckmans

Kristof joined the Hedera team in 2012. He likes to help build products and services – from the mere bud of an idea into its full bloom. He has helped clients in the public sector, pharma, telecommunication and banking to bridge the gap between technology and business.

There is no stopping an idea of which the time has come.

Partner

Philip Walder
Philip Walder

Philip Walder

With a background in chemistry and economics, Philip has always been driven to comprehend all aspects of challenges and issues. Upon completion of his academic studies, Philip was keen to combine both his analytical and commercial skills in a positive and motivating working environment at Hedera Consulting.

Philip has experience working in several industries, such as: energy, IT, financial advisory and health care.

The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.

Management Consultant

Nathalie Luypaert
Nathalie Luypaert

Nathalie Luypaert

Nathalie joined Hedera in 2014. Before this, she developed consulting skills during 3 years in Accenture’s Strategy Practice, and project management skills over 3 years at Shanks Waste & Energy Management. She is a problem-solver, proactive and adaptable in every situation. Before starting her professional career, Nathalie studied business engineering at ICHEC Business School.

Management Consultant

Alice Gaillard
Alice Gaillard

Alice Gaillard

Alice is a creative professional with a passion for marketing who joined Hedera in 2016. 

She holds a Master in International Management and Marketing. After finishing her studies in 2014, Alice gained experience in Program Management within Utilities, were she acquired competencies in mainly project & program management, digital marketing, customer service and sales.

Work hard, dream big.

Management Consultant

Robert-Ian De Meyer
Robert-Ian De Meyer

Robert-Ian De Meyer

Robert-Ian has an entrepreneurial personality with a passion for innovation and proven ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment with critical deadlines.
After gaining experience working on diverse financial projects during his first professional experience, with a big four consulting firm in their risk assurance practice, he decided to leverage on his passion for innovation by joining Hedera.

Robert-Ian graduated with honors from KU Leuven with a master’s degree in Financial management.

Great things never come from comfort zones.

Management Consultant

Maarten Debacker
Maarten Debacker

Maarten Debacker

Maarten joined the Hedera team in 2017. He is a Management Consultant with a strong interest in growth and pricing strategies, marketing and customer experience. He is a team player with a hands-on approach and has a structured and analytical mind-set.
He started his professional career working abroad for a large industrial player, after which he gained consulting experience in logistics and utilities.

Maarten obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Engineering (major in Production & Logistics) at KU Leuven. In his free time, he is passionate about tennis, travelling and cooking.

“People rarely succeed, unless they have fun in what they are doing.”

Management Consultant

Deborah Bouvy
Deborah Bouvy

Deborah Bouvy

Deborah is a customer advocate at heart. She has a tremendous experience in project and change management leading to company’s performance boost and customer satisfaction and loyalty.

She has worked both in large companies and startups in sectors like information technology, service industry, retail and customer service.

 “Be the change you want to see happen

Management Consultant

Caspar Schreuer
Caspar Schreuer

Caspar Schreuer

Caspar has a background in engineering photonics. After he obtained his Master’s degree, he enrolled as a PhD student at Ghent University on the multidisciplinary topic, ‘Optical trapping electrophoresis of single colloidal particles’.

The analytical and programming experience from his doctoral research ensured a seamless transition to the field of data analytics, in which Caspar is now active. Meanwhile, the learning curve has not flattened and Caspar remains eager to expand his skills.

Whistle while you work!

Data Intelligence Consultant

Maxime Meert
Maxime Meert

Maxime Meert

After a one-year period at Accenture, Maxime rejoined Hedera in 2018.
Maxime is an entrepreneurial consultant with experience in financial services, utilities and non-profit sector.
Leveraging his expertise in innovative methodologies (agile, design thinking & lean start-up), Maxime supports our clients with their (digital) strategy and innovation management.

Maxime holds a Master’s Degree in Business Economics (KU Leuven) and a Postgraduate Degree in Digital Marketing (Ehsal Management School).

Fail early, fail often in order to succeed sooner

Management Consultant

Tjörven De Roeck
Tjörven De Roeck

Tjörven De Roeck

Tjörven joined Hedera in 2018.
He is a Management Consultant with 4 years of experience across various industries, including Automotive, Financial Services and Pharmaceuticals.
He has been involved in digital transformation projects focusing on the next best customer service, optimization of the internal operating model, as well as account management for digital content and campaigns.

Tjörven holds a Master in Business Engineering with Management Information Systems and started his career as a Digital Marketing Consultant at Accenture.

Let’s make the impossible possible!

Management Consultant

Khouseyn Islamov
Khouseyn Islamov

Khouseyn Islamov

Khouseyn joined Hedera in 2019. He is a client-oriented management consultant and is passionate about generating and implementing new business models.

Before joining Hedera he gained local and international 5 year experience in management consulting and in start-up, increasing expertise in business assessment and project management in different industries, adding up to customer value and business growth. He is a team player with problem-solving mindset, who combines both analytical and creative skills to generate ‘out of the box’ solutions.

Khouseyn holds a degree in Business Engineering, from the University of Antwerp.

Think global, act local!

Management Consultant

Wim Moons
Wim Moons

Wim Moons

Wim joined our team in 2011. He manages Hedera with a focus on both customers and employees. Wim focuses on marketing, sales and service – as well as on the digital transformation of these domains. Wim is dedicated to creating an environment where innovation rules.

Throughout his career, Wim has worked as a consultant and project manager for multinational companies in pharma, utilities and healthcare. Next to this, he has worked for various mid-sized businesses.

Wim was responsible for managing teams of up to 120 consultants at RealDolmen, a leading Belgian system integrator. Before this, Wim co-founded Axias, a midsized CRM, ERP and business intelligence implementation company.

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

Partner

Bert Olivié
Bert Olivié

Bert Olivié

Bert has an engineering background. After four years of working as a researcher and lecturer, he discovered his passion for consultancy, helping people and companies solve complex business problems. Bert has five years of consultancy experience, mainly in the energy sector. He combines strong problem solving skills with a client-oriented perspective and the drive to achieve results. In addition to his engineering degree, he holds an MBA from the Solvay Brussels School Economics & Management. In his spare time Bert likes to do sports (his favourite sport is cycling) and he has a passion for travelling.

Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by what you didn’t do than by what you did do.

Management Consultant

Eline Vanwalleghem
Eline Vanwalleghem

Eline Vanwalleghem

Eline is a data scientist with 5 years of experience, mainly in retail and telco.
She loves applying her data wrangling and modeling skills in the field of customer intelligence and marketing optimization. Her passion lies in understanding business’ needs and translating them into analytical deliverables. Creating business value and insights is what she strives for.

After work she organizes DataBeers Brussels and is part of the R-Ladies community.

Work hard, play hard

Data Intelligence Consultant

Ine Huygen
Ine Huygen

Ine Huygen

Ine joined Hedera in October 2016, bringing six years of experience in sales and business development. Ine started her career in the field of economic diplomacy and project management in medium-sized enterprises. Her passion for marketing, digital storytelling and innovation makes that she ensures a creative input to commercial challenges.

Ine holds a Master degree in International and European law. Besides that, she loves to travel and discover new places, and holds a big interest in interior design and architecture.

Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm.

Management Consultant

Nathalie Van de Put
Nathalie Van de Put

Nathalie Van de Put

Nathalie is an enthusiast Management Consultant who joined Hedera in March 2017. Nathalie has more than 2 years of experience as a consultant in business transformation, project management and process improvement in the insurance business. Furthermore, she is an optimist and a teamplayer with good communication skills.

Nathalie obtained a Master’s degree in Applied Economics (major in Strategy) at the University of Antwerp.

Teamwork makes the dream work.

Management Consultant

Vincent De Caluwe
Vincent De Caluwe

Vincent De Caluwe

Joining Hedera May 2017, Vincent is a data intelligence consultant intrigued by the additional value a company can retrieve out of its own data.

 These interests have led him to obtain a master’s degree in marketing analysis, which focusses on the combination of statistics and data mining with marketing implementation and research.

 Over the past two years, Vincent has built up experience in the insurance industry as a functional analyst and data scientist.

His goal is to help companies understand what is hidden in their data.

“All data has its beauty, but not everyone sees it”

Data Intelligence Consultant

Nicolas Coudeville
Nicolas Coudeville

Nicolas Coudeville

Nicolas joined Hedera in 2017. With an eye for detail he never stops questioning the status quo. He is driven by the search for creative angles in tackling distinct commercial challenges and is passionate about cross-border entrepreneurship.

Nicolas has obtained a Master degree in Law at Ghent University and an International Master in Management at EADA in Barcelona. During his career as a lawyer he adopted a strong client centric attitude. Thereafter he gained project management experience in the aviation industry

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one

Management Consultant

Wendy Pletinck
Wendy Pletinck

Wendy Pletinck


Wendy is a senior management consultant with over 10 years’ project experience in sales & marketing. She combines insights from multiple industries (services and FMCG) with strong analytical / communication / problem solving skills, a great dose of entrepreneurship, a passion for excellence and a contagious enthusiasm. Growing businesses is what she enjoys most.

Wendy holds a Master’s degree in Commercial Sciences from EHSAL in Brussels.

Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities.

Management Consultant

Veerle Vandenbroecke
Veerle Vandenbroecke

Veerle Vandenbroecke


Veerle is a management consultant who has experience in business analysis and project management within a promo, marketing, sales and finance context.
She has a great passion for analytics and bringing simplification to processes and ways of working.
Veerle possesses outstanding communication skills, commitment, motivation and takes the values of transparency and honesty close to her heart.

“Be in charge of your own life.” ― Diane Von Furstenberg

Management Consultant

Suzan Baert
Suzan Baert

Suzan Baert

Before joining Hedera in 2018, Suzan built more than 10 years of experience in data-driven product development. She worked for a Fortune 50 multinational, and was in charge of project management, functional requirement definition, market research and many data analysis and statistical modelling projects.

She loves wrangling unused data into something meaningful, and enjoys training people to work smarter with the data they have at hand.

Outside work, Suzan is highly active in the analytics community and enjoys unleashing her creativity through playing music and painting.

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Data Intelligence Consultant

Wannes Dolfen
Wannes Dolfen

Wannes Dolfen

Entrepreneurial to the core and passionate about the new, Wannes works in multicultural environments with a clear focus on growth strategy, innovation and digital transformation.

He firmly believes that organizational agility and customer centricity are key in a fast-changing world. Before joining Hedera in 2018, Wannes gained 2 years of experience as a management consultant at Accenture and EY.

Wannes holds an MBA – cum laude from the University of Leuven, is certified in Business Model Innovation by LSE (London School of Economics) and recently graduated from the Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme.

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most
intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”

Management Consultant


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