The CityD employees will assist you in word and deed when policy decisions or investment decisions need to be built up, tested, considered and weighed up. They will provide you with further assistance in the performance of your projects or the implementation of your policy vision
Passion for urban and inner-city dynamics, stimulated by corporate and socio-economic trends, those who inspire Centre management throughout Flanders, an in-depth understanding of the logistics of the public sector, retail and real estate sector, for which there is a special triangular relationship.
Where necessary, CityD can rely on the very extensive expertise of its partner Wes Research & Strategy. Here we are referring to
The following staff are happy to act as a sounding board with you!
Manager and strategic sounding board
Seasoned professional and highly experienced in inner city/urban dynamics and very good at support platform creation and strategic advice, in particular as regards retail and related functions, solution-oriented and pur sang mediator. A pioneer in Flanders when it comes to centre management and city marketing. Jan is a sounding board and sparring partner for political players, the administration, lobbyists, retail and the real estate sector.
Jennifer Op de Locht
Responsible for centre management
Before she properly realized it herself, she became the personification of pragmatic and operational centre management. Responsible within CityD today for centre management throughout Flanders. With her motivation and experience, she is continually expanding a team of centre managers who can be put to work everywhere across the country for short- or long-term projects.
Business Administration - Research
Marijke is your rock in branding for follow-up of your projects. She is your point of contact for all administrative and organisational questions and she ensures that the assignment is performed in line with correct procedure. In addition, she is very strong in the area of supply and demand analyses and is responsible for drafting action plans and recommendations for the necessary references and illustrations.
Sister company WES offers the following expertise:
Market and customer-oriented strategies
An expert within the retail, leisure, industrial estate, housing and real estate sectors. Pascal has substantial experience in the drawing up of strategic policy plans for companies, organisations and authorities and the drafting of feasibility, potential and concept studies. However, market and consumer research and support platform formation are also among his areas of specialisation.
Data analysis - Market research
With his master’s in Statistical Data Analysis, Wim is the WES data scientist and works on a great many research projects. He leads the project questioning of residents at WES, where a support platform plays a central role. A few of his specialisations are the quantitative analysis of market share and market developments, data collection and data analysis.
Communication - Leisure and business tourism
Sigrid is strong at communicating, planning and organising and travelling. Sigrid knows the MICE and event sector and has a large amount of experience with project work. As a result of her background in the care sector with the construction of a new hospital, social and spatial themes are not unknown for her. Her specialities are tourism and leisure, communication, marketing and branding.