Bruno is founder and managing partner of TeamMotivation, a boutique consulting company that intertwines organizational development, culture transformation and team coaching with systems psychodynamics. Before that, he had built up an extensive business experience in various senior management positions in the European steel business (engineering and capex, quality management, HR, safety and change management, finance, controlling and BI, e-business, purchasing). He was also a Board member of several joint-venture companies.
Bruno is also partner of Psy@work, an innovative company that combines AI, technology, and psychology to improve employee wellbeing and mental health. In parallel he has developed business activities in district heating technologies as agent for Rebaro Fernwärmetechnik.
Furthermore, Bruno has cocreated and directed several international experiential learning seminars on role and leadership in connection to unconscious group dynamics. In the field of D&I, he has co-designed and conducted many programmes for companies to improve gender balance and balanced leadership. He is the mental coach of one of the only two female pilots in the motorcycle racing World Championships.
He is an executive Board member of the International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes IAGP and co-leads the Belgian INSEAD Women in Business club.
Bruno is a civil engineer (UGent), CEPAC (Solvay Brussels School) and AMP (INSEAD) alumnus, and a certified consultant in systems dynamics and group psychoanalysis (IFSI together with the University of Bath).
Claire is a seasoned Director with experience working in the management consulting industry for almost 30 years in different roles.
At Deloitte Belgium she monitors the strategic client relationships and is the Chief Ethics officer.
Claire is Vice President & Board Member of Vlaamse Jonge Ondernemingen vzw Vlajo and Jury President of ‘PC Solidarity’, working with the King Baudouin Foundation
She has been Guest Lecturer at UCL – UA – Deloitte University
Her aim is to help Women on Board becoming ‘incontournable’ and to differentiate from other players to have balanced boards which contribute to companies with an increased economical and societal impact.
Catherine Rutten is CEO of pharma.be, the Belgian federation of innovative pharmaceutical and biotech companies. She studied Law and holds a Master in Laws from the College of Europe and from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Catherine started in 1994 as a lawyer at the lawfirm Loeff Claeys Verbeke. From 1997 she has worked as Director Interconnection and Public Affairs at British Telecom Belgium. From 2003 to 2013,
she was member of the Council of BIPT, the Belgian national regulatory authority for postal services and telecommunications.
Dirk Oosterlinck is Director Innovation, Business Development and Marketing at Mensura. He holds an Applied Economics Degree from the University of Ghent, an MBA in Marketing from the Vlerick School and an Advanced Management Degree from Insead – Fontainebleau. Prior to Mensura, Dirk worked in diverse marketing, sales and general management positions at Nielsen, Sopres, McKinsey, Bpost and Easyfairs. He served as Vice Chief of Staff to the Minister of Public Enterprises and as Government Commissioner for Bpost from 2002 to 2004. In 2014, he co-founded Zembro and is currently member of several advisory Boards of startups. He was elected Marketer of the Year and Direct Marketing personality of the year, both in 2012. Dirk lives with his wife and 3 boys in Gent.
Ingrid Gonnissen (°1962) is CEO BeLux Ricoh. Ricoh is a company that successfully reinvented themselves creating 55% of IT services revenue and 45% print related revenue
She is also Non-Executive Independent Director & member of Risk Committees within different organisations as well as a member of 3 Advisory Boards.
Whether it was as a Chief Enterprise Officer of Orange or thanks to her 27 years long career in Xerox, Ingrid has acquired broad experience as CEO ,senior management and leadership within the ICT and Telco sector. Ingrid Gonnissen has been a long-standing, respected member of our partner association WOB Belgium. Thanks to her dedication and valuable experience, Ingrid has been selected by WOB to join the Board of Women on Boards. Ingrid, welcome on board!
Monica De Jonghe (°1964) is General Manager of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (VBO-FEB) as from October 2018. She is also Member of the National Labour Council and Vice-President of the Executive Committee.
She has a law degree from the KU Leuven and followed the training programme of the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), for foreign lawyers organised by the German government. This one-year programme took place at the University of Tübingen and the Oberlandesgericht in Düsseldorf. She completed her training at the Law Firm Scholtz, Kraatz, Dittmann un Partner, established in Düsseldorf, during 6 months.
From January 2000 till February 2005 she worked at the Lawfirm Lontings & Partners (actually Lydian Lawyers), as Counsel, member of the Employment, Pensions & Benefits Department. From October 1994 till December 1999 she was Senior Manager at KPMG Legal & Tax Advisers, head of the Employment Department, and also responsible for start-up of the Legal Department in 1994. She started her career as Lawyer at the Brussels Bar, at the Lawfirm Ledoux, Jacobs & Clerens Avocats (January 1990–October 1994).
Gaëlle is co-founder and CEO of dgenious – a retail tech startup in the field of data analytics. After graduating as commercial engineer from ICHEC (Brussels), she pursued a successful 13 years career at L’oreal in various roles across sales, marketing and HR. In 2012, she joined the consulting company Minds&More (Brussels) where she developed a Social Selling methodology and applied it to numerous blue-chip customers including Puratos, Engie, Tractebel, Vinçotte or Orange. She joined dgenious in 2019.
The promotion of women in business and in boards has always been one of Gaelle’s main concern and she is a member of WOB since 2017.
Thibaut Georgin is strategic business consultant at Igneos a management consulting company leading sustainable transformation plans for companies.
Graduated from Solvay business school at ULB and holding a strategic marketing degree from Columbia University (NY), Thibaut worked as a management executive for Unilever and Bpost then as a consultant for different large companies around strategic questions in a variety of sectors (Telco, Energy, Bank, BtoB services, retail). Very concerned about climate deregulations, environmental issues and societal challenges, he developed since 2012 a broad expertise on how top management could adapt and transform their businesses to create sustainable/regenerative value for people, society AND shareholders. Thibaut was active in different boards of companies in environmental and energy topics (SPGE, Brugel, Energiris) and is now board Chairman at SNCB-NMBS. He is teaching at UNamur and ISES. He is also actively engaged as a volunteer in Ecopreneur-Belgium, the business federation of sustainable front running SME. He is a happy father of a young adult. He likes long-distance walks in nature, is an experienced sailor. He is also an intensive user of public transports and of his Ahooga bike for professional purposes.
Grégoire Dallemagne (49) obtained the degree of commercial engineer at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) and also holds an MBA degree of the University of Chicago.
He started his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen. Afterwards he became active in the telecommunications sector when he started working with the international group Tele2, where he held several positions in Sweden and Luxembourg. He was managing director of Tele 2 – Versatel Belgium. After the company was sold to KPN, he became managing director of KPN Belgium and member of the management committee of KPN International.
From 2008 to 2011, Grégoire Dallemagne was Executive Vice President Strategy and management committee member of Belgacom (now Proximus). In this role he was responsible for the company’s strategy.
He has been the CEO of Luminus, where he launched a major strategic transformation in order to face the challenges of the energy transition, since September 2011. Luminus has since then evolved to take up a leading position in the field of renewable energy production and as a provider of energy efficiency solutions. Today Luminus is a team of more than 2,500 people who are committed to the energy transition on a daily basis, in order to build a CO2-neutral energy future that reconciles the preservation of our planet, well-being and economic growth thanks to electricity and innovative solutions and services.
Grégoire Dallemagne is married and father of four children.
He is very motivated to join the board of Women on Board to support the realisation of the mission of the association.
Sylvie Van den Eynde joined Brussels Airport Company in October 2019 as Chief HR & Corporate Affairs Officer. Sylvie is part of the Executive Committee (Mancom) and holds responsibility for the Human Resources (HR), Communication, Corporate Marketing, Sustainable Development and Public Affairs functions.
Sylvie has extensive professional experience of more than 25 years. She made her debut in financially oriented roles (at PwC and Owens Corning), followed by several senior positions in Human Resources at Nestlé, Danone and Delhaize Belgium where she was Senior Vice-President HR and member of the Executive Committee for 7 years. Before starting her career at Brussels Airport, Sylvie was Country Director at Profiler Consulting, a company specialized in supporting organizations, especially in terms of search & selection, HR audits, assessments and interim management.
Trees has a broad background and network in business and university environment, built-up during 30 years of experience. Starting as university assistant at the University of Ghent, she continued as legal counsel and in management positions at Febelfin and bpost. She was also co-founder and vice-Chair of the Institute of Company Lawyers. Currently she is the Chair of the Board of Fairtrade Belgium and General Manager of Women on Board. Entrepreneurship driven by values runs like a thread through her career.
Trees has a master’s degree in Law from the University Ghent and in European Law from the Centre Européen Universitaire de Nancy and obtained the certificate Director Effectiveness at Guberna.
France Delobbe, associate member, takes up the role of secretary general of the Board