Who am I?
Problems need to be tackled at the source. That’s why I made the move from being a self-employed physiotherapist to an ergonomics prevention adviser. This has also enabled me to build up a wide array of experience on a whole range of ergonomic improvement projects in all sorts of different sectors.
In the meantime, as the person in charge of ergonomics at Mensura, I have assembled a strong team around me. My staff take my solution-focused vision and implement it with our clients.
With great results, too: in 2018, Mensura won the HR Excellence Award for the innovative approach taken to ergonomics at Carglass.
You have a body, you’re an athlete"Bill Bowerman
I take an analytical approach to complex issues in a very wide range of ergonomic working environments and then implement the solution on a step-by-step basis using a project-based methodology. Consultation is vital here: with workers, on the workfloor and with management.
I go for a strong communication style. The ultimate goal is to offer more than just advice. My staff and I are committed to the practical implementation of the solutions we propose.
I am certified as a European Registered Ergonomist and play an active part in the industry working group for the VerV ergonomics association.
Manager of ergonomics – Mensura
Ergonomics prevention adviser – Mensura
Ergonomics specialist – KBC Group Belgium
2006 - 2011
External ergonomist prevention department – CBMT
2004 - 2006
Self-employed physiotherapist – Herent Group Practice
2004 - 2006
European Registered Ergonomist
Ergonomics prevention adviser
2007 – 2008
Low back management
2004 – 2005
Honours degree in physiotherapy
2001 – 2004
Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy and rehabilitation science
1999 – 2001
Each year I take part in various ergonomics congresses and study days. I have also completed many courses on management, leadership and innovation.
A multidisciplinary case study to optimise ergonomic work conditions in a new distribution centre at the world’s leading sports brand
Two User-Friendly Digital Tools for Multidimensional Risk Assessment Among Workers with Display Screen Equipment
I head up the ergonomics department at Mensura and am very happy to recommend the training courses presented by my colleagues. Make your choice and work safely and ergonomically.