Speakers


  • Jean Van Wetter Chairperson of the management committee Enabel

    On Monday 17 September, Jean Van Wetter started as Managing director of Enabel. Jean graduated from the Solvay Brussels School...

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  • Carole Maman Chief Investment Officer BIO

    Carole Maman is Chief Investment Officer of BIO, and coordinates the investments in the fields of financial institutions,...

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  • Gie Goris Editor-in-chief MO* (magazine / online)

    Gie Goris has been editor-in-chief of MO*magazine since 2003, and from 1990 to 2002 he occupied the same position at a magazine...

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  • Mathias Spaliviero Regional Office for Africa (ROAf) UN-Habitat

    Dr. Mathias Spaliviero is an Environmental Scientist with a PhD in Geography, who has spent the last 16 years working for...

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  • Ian Wood Project manager, Vietnam Enabel

    A Master’s qualified civil engineer with over 30-years’ experience in water resources management, climate change adaptation...

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  • Quan Phung Van Project manager, Vietnam Enabel

    Quan worked as an independent consultant from 1995 for various local and international organizations. Quan has been intensively...

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  • Jisun Hwang Senior Climate Advocacy and Policy Officer ICLEI

    Jisun supports coordination of ICLEI's global policy and advocacy on climate change. Jisun is actively following and coordinating...

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  • Jérome Meessen Senior Consultant Climact

    Jerome Meessen holds a PhD and an electrical engineering degree. After about ten years in the ICT sector, Jerome worked as...

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  • Ruben Van der Laan Facilitator 21st century meetings

    On a mission to bring meetings to the 21st century, Ruben van der Laan puts interactivity at the heart of every meeting he...

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  • Lona Issaka Climate change expert Agrhymet Regional Center

    I have a basic training of Engineer in meteorology. I defended a thesis in Geography on climate risks and the cultivation...

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  • Julie Greenwalt Urban Specialist the Cities Alliance

    Julie Greenwalt is the Urban Environment Specialist at the Cities Alliance. She leads the Cities Alliance portfolio on climate...

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  • Jan Van Lint Project manager, Uganda Enabel

    Jan Van Lint is an Architectural Engineer with Masters Degree from the Catholic University of Leuven. He worked almost 30...

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  • Guido Santini Programme Coordinator Food for the Cities

    Guido santini is FAO Officer, technical coordinator of the FAO "Food for the Cities" Programme that supports national and...

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  • Frederik Prins Project manager, Peru Enabel

    A Dutch national with an M.Sc. in Forestry from Oxford University, UK, with more than 35 years of experience in development...

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  • Frédéric de Hemptinne Project manager, Algeria Enabel

    Frédéric de Hemptinne is a senior life-sciences engineer (UCL 1987). After a first R&D experience in water treatment, he...

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  • Gloria Coleman Manager Climate Finance

    Gloria Coleman is a Manager on Climate Policy Initiative’s Climate Finance team. Her primary role involves leading analytical...

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  • Jan Cloin Project Manager Africa – EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP)

    Jan is a renewable energy and rural electrification expert. He holds a Master's degree in Renewable Energy and International...

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  • Joeri Colson Attaché Finexpo

    Joeri Colson is a member of the Finexpo secretariat of the Belgian Federal Public Services of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade...

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  • Mohamed Bouezmarni Project manager, Morocco Enabel

    Expert in integrated water resources management, Mohamed Bouezmarni is currently leading an institutional support project...

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  • Mone Van Geit Field Programs Manager WWF Belgium

    Mone Van Geit has been working as a program manager at WWF BE for 11 years, supervising the ECOmakala program in eastern...

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  • Jérome Chamoin Project manager, Senegal Enabel

    Jérôme CHAMOIN has worked on environmental issues since mid-eighties for administration and NGOs. He specialized in the field...

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  • Adriaan Tas Co-founder and Director of Carbon Africa Limited Carbon Africa Limited

    Adriaan Tas is Co-founder and Director of Carbon Africa Limited, an advisory and investment platform geared towards implementing...

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  • Georges Beukering Director, Head of Capital Raising & Business Development (founder) Climate Fund Managers

    In his current capacity at Climate Fund Managers, Georges has successfully raised in excess of USD 500 million in both donor...

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  • Mikaël Angé Senior Consultant Tractebel

    Mikaël ANGÉ is a Senior Consultant in Climate Change and Sustainable Cities at Tractebel. He holds a M.Sc. in Environment...

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  • Drissa Doumbia Head of the Sustainable Development Department , Mali AEDD (Environment and Sustainable Development Agency))

    Drissa Doumbia is head of the Sustainable Development Department, at the Environment and Sustainable Development Agency (AEDD)....

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  • Erik Korsgren Head of Unit Loans and Guarantees SIDA (Swedish Cooperation)

    Sida´s Loans and Guarantees Unit has during a five years period generated almost SEK 20 billion (USD 2,2 billion) in mobilized...

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  • Michael Funcke-Bartz Senior Advisor, Section “Climate and Environmental Policy” GIZ

    Michael Funcke-Bartz works with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Entwicklung (GIZ) GmbH as Senior Advisor in the...

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  • Joris Scheers Spatial Planner and Sociologist (PhD, MSc) Visiting Professor at KU Leuven President ECTP-CEU Project Manager Flanders Government ECTP-CEU ; KU-Leuven

    Joris SCHEERS is a spatial planner and sociologist (PhD, MSc) and visiting professor at KULeuven. As former Deputy Bouwmeester...

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  • Alexis Doucet International Technical Advisor - Infrastructure Enabel

    Alexis Doucet is an Architect, Civil Engineer and Urban Planner with Masters Degrees from the University of Liège and the...

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  • Paulus Geraedts Team leader Outreach and investment services & Secretariat of the External Investment Plan European Commission

    Mr Geraedts is an engineer by education with 29 years of international experience. He joined the European Commission in 2004,...

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  • Julian Baskin Head of Programmes Cities Alliance

    Julian Baskin, Head of Programmes, Cities Alliance Secretariat is a Town and Regional Planner with more than 25 years of...

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  • Phil Graham International Programme Manager SMHI

    Dr. Phil Graham is currently International Programme Manager for Water and Climate Information Services at the Swedish Meteorological...

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  • Peter Wittoeck Head of the Climate Change Department SPF Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment

    Peter Wittoeck is Head of the Climate Change Department of the Belgian Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and...

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  • Hélder Cumbi Expert water supply & sanitation Enabel

    Helder Cumbi has been working for Belgian Development Agency (Enabel) at Water Project in Gaza Province since 2014 as Water...

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  • Laurent Delucchi Project manager, Mozambique Enabel

    Laurent Delucchi is a hydrogeologist, graduated from the Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine in France. After a few years spent...

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  • Grégoire de Pierpont CEO Enerdeal

    Grégoire de Pierpont studied Civil Engineer at UCLouvain and holds an MBA degree from the Vlerick-Leuven Management School....

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  • Aline Hubert Technical assistant GRET

    Graduated in hydrogeology in 2014 from both a French and Burkinabé engineering schools, Aline Hubert also holds a master...

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  • Thierry Giordano Senior researcher CIRAD

    Thierry Giordano is a senior researcher at CIRAD. He previously worked as a Decentralized Cooperation Advisor to the Director...

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  • Jean-François Habeau Executive Director www.fmdv.net

    Jean-François Habeau, is the Executive Director of the Global Fund for Cities Development (FMDV), an International Alliance...

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  • Ghita Hannane Programme Officer UN environment

    Ghita Hannane is a Programme Officer in the Energy Finance Unit of the United Nations Environment Programme. Since 2009,...

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  • Julieta Felicidade Afonso Paulo Head of Department DNAAS

    Julieta Felicidade Afonso Paulo is a sociologist from the University of Sussex in Brighton, England and currently serves...

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  • Kris Bachus Research manager HIVA Research Institute (KU Leuven)

    Kris Bachus is a research manager climate and sustainability at the HIVA Research Institute of the University of Leuven....

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