The team

Discover the people behind Flanders DC.

Alex Kolotoukhina

Content Creator

Social media, newsletters, mailings

Ann Claes

Senior Project Manager Fashion

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

Astrid Grunwald

Finance & HR Manager

Mother of the team, finances and personnel administration

Caroline Merckx

Project Manager Advice

Advice, intellectual property, Expert Days

Christian Oosterlinck

Project Manager Promotion & Events

Design fairs

Hélène Koole

Project Manager

Expert Days, Start Days, Henry van de Velde Awards

Hanne Debaere

Project Manager Design

Contemporary Design Market, Henry van de Velde Awards, advice

Jeroen Renmans

Digital Wizard

Digital solutions

Joyce Smet

Project Manager Advice

Advies, financieel beheer, financiering, subsidies

Lynn Van den Zegel

Office Assistant

Reception, facilities, purchases

Marie Boutsen

Project Manager

Belgium is Design, webinars

Mies Van Roy

Content & Communications Manager

Website, magazine, project communication, Henry van de Velde Awards

Natascha Rommens

Project Manager Design

Henry van de Velde Awards

Pascal Cools

Managing Director

CEO, policy creative sector, Districts of Creativity, advice

Simon Gryspeert

Project Manager Sustainability

Close The Loop, pricing, crowdfunding, DC Network

Sophie Pay

Project Manager Fashion

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

Stefan Ceunen

Marketing communications & PR Manager

Marketing strategy, digital media, PR and communication campaigns fashion and design, corporate PR, advice

Tom Suykerbuyk

Project Manager Design & Co-creation

Advice, tool development, business modelling, workshops

Photography: Athos Burez / Camera assistence: Roel Van Tittelboom / Production: Nono C. / Make-up & hair: Sanne Schoofs en Mathilde Van Hoof / Styling: Farah El Bastani