The team of Haedes is coached by pIEt Haerens and Renaat De Sutter. They lead the way and get inspired by the Haedes colleagues and by their partners from other engineering companies and knowledge institutes.
Expert Offshore Hydrodynamics and CFD
Languages: English, Dutch
Being an offshore engineer and having strong affinity with ethics, I find fulfilment in tackling societal challenges by applying and broadening state-of-the-art knowledge and technology in waves and wave-structure interaction to sustainably harvest the great potential our seas have to offer and to keep coastal societies from harm. As Expert Offshore Hydrodynamics and CFD at HAEDES, I strive to continuously broaden and implement the knowledge attained during my PhD through R&D projects as well as help our clients solve their challenges related to the offshore environment.
Chief Innovation and Digitalization Officer
Languages: English, Spanish, Dutch
Managing complex multidisciplinary projects maximizing the benefits for our society and nature is my main driver. With a solid background in research and strong experience in numerical modelling and project management I am in continuous pursuit of new and creative solution approaches. My purpose is to tackle old and new challenges in our complex society and its interaction with the environment. I explore new areas of interest by engaging R&D and innovative projects and nature is my main source of inspiration.
Languages: French, English, Spanish
With a passion for the circular economy and biomimicry I am involved in the commercial development of the engineering services offered by Haedes. A willingness to connect people, ideas, innovations with nature, always approaching projects from a holistic perspective makes Haedes a serious solutions player. It is to join this adventure and to immerse myself in this innovative vision that I joined the team, because I am convinced that this will be the cornerstone of my perspectives.
Marine Ambassador Portugal
Languages: Portuguese, English
I am a man of people, managing teams towards collective excellence and ambitious results is what drives me. Pro-activity and passion for new challenges are my daily doses of motivation. With international experience in hydraulics, marine renewable energy, offshore structures and scour and sediment transport I am proud to say that I combine a good academic background with an appealing professional expertise. Working on the verge between applied research and engineering is the driver of my mindset.
Languages: Dutch, English
I am a student with a passion for environmental technology. I am involved in the dewatering of sludge in lagoons with natural technologies offered by Haedes in cooperation with Deltares. I like to think together and develop new technologies. I chose to do my internship at Haedes because it is a small company with worldwide projects. It is the perfect setting to fully develop my talents as a starter in the work field.
Founder – CSO Chief Soul & Strategy Officer
Languages: English, Dutch, Portuguese
Connecting people, ideas and disciplines for innovation that’ s what drives me. I can incorporate my expertise into typically disassociated fields and think systemic. I’m a European, future oriented, passionately inspired by Nature, science & experiences. I have completed my MSc. in Coastal & Marine Studies at the University of the Algarve (Portugal). My core field of expertise is related to regenerative design, system thinking, nature-based solutions in combination with engineering knowledge for ocean & offshore renewable energy, coastal resilience, and ports. I take the responsibility to nurture both HAEDES’ scientific skills and our soul.
Founder – CEO
Languages: English, French, Dutch
I consider myself as rational, down-to-earth, opportunity driven, proud and stubborn. Trust and integrity are my core values as CEO of HAEDES BV. Having international experience in hydraulics, integrated coastal zone/water management, sediment management and dredging, I am proud to use our Flemish/Belgian expertise to solve international water related challenges, enjoying the honest relation with local stakeholders. Developing science into engineering practice is my angle of doing business.