Management & Support

The people take care that the rest of the team can work properly and focus completely on the creative entrepreneurs.

Pascal Cools

Managing Director

CEO, policy creative sector, Districts of Creativity, advice

Astrid Grunwald

Office Manager

Mother of the team, reception, facilities, purchases, Bar d'Office

Sabrina Remy

Finance & Personnel Manager

Accountancy, personnel administration

Knowledge & Advice

These people give advice and mentoring, develop tools and organise Labs and Expert Days.

Carlo Vuijlsteke

Senior Project Manager Knowledge & Advice

Coordinator Districts of Creativity Netwerk, advice, policy, consultation creative industry

Ann Claes

Senior Project Manager Fashion

Coordinator & contact fashion, advice, policy fashion, internationalisation & European projects

Caroline Merckx

Project Manager Advice

Advice, intellectual property, Expert Days

Joyce Smet

Project Manager Advice

Advies, financieel beheer, financiering, subsidies

Marie Boutsen

Project Manager Advice

Advice, Labs, financing, subsidies, artist's statute

Jasmien Wynants

Project Manager Knowledge & Tools

Tool development, circulaire economy/fashion, fashion technology, coordinator & contact gaming

Tom Suykerbuyk

Project Manager Design & Co-creation

Advice, cross-pollination/co-creation, business modelling

Sophie Pay

Project Manager Fashion

Advice, internationalisation, international business development trajects, sales, recruiting

Simon Gryspeert

Project Manager Knowledge & Tools

Tool development, entrepreneurs guide, pricing, crowdfunding, business modelling

Hanne Debaere

Project Manager Advice

Advice, fashion, design, sales, visual arts

Promotion & Events

These people organise events, promotion campagnes, fair presentations en other international promotion actions.

Nora Weytjens

Senior Project Manager Promotion & Events

Events, fairs, image campaign entrepreneurship

Inge Vranken

Senior Project Manager Design

Coordinator & contact design, Henry van de Velde Awards, fairs, advice

Natascha Rommens

Project Manager Promotion & Events

Fairs, international business development trajects, image campaign entrepreneurship

Christian Oosterlinck

Project Manager Promotion & Events

Design fairs

Communication & PR

These people communicate all our activities and are responsible for the content on this website and magazine, and all of our social media channels.

Stefan Ceunen

Marketing & Communications Manager

Communication strategy and planning, marketing Flanders DC projects, online & social media, advice

Nathalie De Schepper

PR & Communications Manager

PR, communication fashion, Fashion Talks, Ik koop Belgisch

Bie Luyssaert

Communications Manager Design

PR & communication design, Henry van de Velde Awards

Mies Van Roy

Content Manager

Coordination website & online magazine