Philip Hendrickx behaalde in 1991 zijn diploma TEW aan de UAntwerpen. Hij startte zijn carrière bij PwC, in audit bedrijfsrevisoraat. Na vervolgens een financiële functie op te nemen bij Reckitt Benckiser, maakte hij de bewuste switch naar een carrière in consulting bij Robert Half. Als Managing Director ligt zijn focus vooral op Executive Search.
Als handelsingenieur volgde Bert D’Hooghe de richting ‘internationale economische en diplomatieke betrekkingen’. Nu is hij Advisor EU Public Affairs bij Volvo Group. In deze blog spreekt hij over zijn (buitenlandse) opleiding, zijn interesse in Europa en zijn professionele pad.
Frederik Van Dessel (alumnus TEW:bedrijfskunde) is co-founder van ‘Winning Foods’, een sustainable start-up die voedselverspilling wil tegengaan.
On Thursday 29 April 2021, the Faculty of Business and Economics hosted its first ever online edition of the Business Update session ‘Why sustainability is inevitable?’. The general consensus of the evening was not that we should ask ourselves if and why sustainability is inevitable, but that it simply already is! Stakeholder expectations are high, and sustainability is key for all businesses to create added-value and to ensure long-term success.
Philippe Van Gerwen, alumnus Business Engineering: Management Information Systems is part of the MUN Society Belgium (MSB). Recently, he participated in the Harvard World Model United Nations (MUN), and, together with his team, won the Best Large Delegation award.
Alexis Soulopoulos founded Mad Paws, Australia’s leading
pet sitting community. The Sydney-based start-up has over 20,000 approved sitters and 500.000 pets on its books. Given the way he handled the coronacrisis, The CEO Magazine named him Young Executive of the Year. In 2019, Alexis was also listed in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia.
For Kamal Kharmach – alumnus, lecturer, entrepreneur and stand-up comedian, humor is crucial in corona times: “Laughing gives us a sense of control, it’s an expression of a healthy society that can put things into perspective”.
Sustalab, short for sustainability lab, is a learning, leadership and consultancy for good initiative. The dynamic team of students and alumni use hands-on management methods and self-developed tools to facilitate sustainable change among companies, sector federations and the Flemish government.
Alumnus Philip Alliet is CEO of AON Belgium & Luxembourg. Philip was recently elected President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium (AmCham Belgium), as first non-American.
What do Jan, Sören and Lien have in common? All three are alumni Business Engineering: Management Information Systems at the University of Antwerp. All three work at The Master Labs. But they have very different jobs.
Economic Policy alumna Isabelle Cammaert works as an Attache in Human Resources at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In this Q&A vlog, she explains what she does on a day-to-day basis, why she chose to do her Master’s in English and what achievement she’s most proud of.
Pieter Uytterlinde obtained his master’s degree in Organisation and Management in 2012. He’s always had an entrepreneurial spirit. Recently, he created a new dating platform, called Date-a-Mate.