Work History

Work History

Training Manager

Bank Brussels Lambert (now ING bank)

This was the actual start of my professional career.  As Management Trainee I got a solid financial & bank training together with a broad introduction in all other aspects of business (financial, HRM, marketing, etc...).  From there I started my career in the field of Learning & Development, occupying different roles such as : trainer, coach, internal consultant, instructional designer and training manager.

The last year of my stay with BBL, I occupied the position of Chief Financial Controller in the Kortrijk Branch.

Sep 2004 - Present

Owner & Managing Consultant

Move! Organizational Learning

Move! is a small consulting cabinet mainly focusing on Organizational Development, Change Management, Team coaching and Experiential Learning.

Sep 2009 - Present

Lecturer

KHLeuven (University College Leuven)

I am lecturing two subjects :

  • HRM Beleidsvraagstukken (strategic HRM)
  • Arbeids- en Organisatie Psychologie (a mix of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Organizational Development)

My students are Bachelors HRM.

May 1999 - Aug 2004

Learning & Development Director

Lafarge

Lafarge is worldleader in Building Materials (Cement, Gypsum, Concrete) with headquarters in Paris and Lyon, and one of the main stocks on the Paris and New York stock exchange.  With around 90.000 employees, 150 cement plants in around 60 countries, it's one of the main European industrial groups and a fully multi-national and multi-cultural organization.

Clement Leemans, was as L&D Director, worldwide responsible for HRD and OD in the Cement Division of the organization.  With a small internal consulting team in Lyon, he supported the organization with following services :

  • vision on learning & development (learning organization, involvement, sustainable behavior change)
  • company wide learning & development tracks and initiatives
  • support and facilitate the world wide network of Business Unit HRD managers
  • internal OD consulting for Business Units
  • OD & Change Management support for major projects : Performance Improvement, Safety, Merger & Acquisitions, ...

He supported major projects in China, Africa, Russia, Roumenia, Chili, UK, US, ...

Oct 1992 - Apr 1999

Director

Belgacom

I joined Belgacom in the transition phase from RTT (national state owned telecom operator) to Belgacom, a privately managed company (with mixed ownership and internationalization though the acquisition by Ameritech, Syntel and Teledanmark).  Over that period I was holding serveral position such as :

  • HR/HRD advisor to the board
  • Manager Corporate Training Center
  • OD Consultant as part of the Change Management Project (re-organization / internationalization)
  • OD Director of the Network Division

Education

Education
Oct 1979 - Jul 1983

Master in Educational Sciences

University Leuven (KUL)