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

Carlo Vuijlsteke

Senior Project Manager Knowledge & Advice

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

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

Hanne Debaere

Project Manager Advice

Advice, fashion, design, sales, visual arts

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, Bar d'Office coworking

Marie Boutsen

Project Manager Advice

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

Mies Van Roy

Content Manager

Coordination website & online magazine

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 Knowledge & Tools

Coordinator & contact games, tool development, pricing, crowdfunding, business modelling

Sophie Pay

Project Manager Fashion

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

Stefan Ceunen

Marketing communications & PR Manager

Marketing strategy, communication management, digital media, PR, advice 

Tom Suykerbuyk

Project Manager Design & Co-creation

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

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