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Prospect Staff

The current staff is: 

Management

Eric EVRARD (EEV), Co-Chairman

Pascal LARDINOIS (PLA), Co-Chairman

Programme Staff

Tom ANDRIES (TAN), Project Manager

Julie FISCHER (JFI), Project Manager

Manuel HARCHIES (MHA), Project Manager, Framework Contracts Director

Camille VASSART (CVA), Project Manager

Darline VELGHE (DVE), Project Manager 

Thomas WOUTERS (TWO), Project Manager

Administrative Staff

Ana OLIVEIRA (AOL), Administration Manager

 

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Eric EVRARD (EEV), Co-Chairman

Eric is a bio-engineer, holding a degree in agronomical engineering from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (1985). He also has a certificate in Project Cycle Management (1998). He has more than 20 years of experience and his fields of expertise are the co-ordination of multi-national projects and programmes, the methodological aspects of follow-up and evaluation and tendering.

Eric is one of the two Co-Chairmen of Prospect. He is presently the Team Leader of the Astrale LIFE Team that assists the European Commission DG Environment in the follow-up of LIFE projects in the whole EU territory and in the EU’s neighbouring countries.

Eric’s professional career started in Africa where from 1986 until 1992 he was involved in relief and rural development projects in Chad (AICF), Mauritania (Oxfam Belgium), Tunisia (ITTA) and Guinea-Bissau (Solidarité Socialiste).

Back in Brussels, he joined the European Environment Agency Task Force, where he managed projects aiming to facilitate the membership of future Member States to the European Environment Agency. He then co-founded Prospect C&S in 1994.

Since then Eric has been responsible for the development and management of several of Prospect’s ‘flagship’ projects, including: team leader of the Astrale Life Team (2005 – ongoing), team leader for the set-up of the European Topic Centre for Terrestrial Environment in Barcelona (2001-2002), team leader for support to Phare Countries to prepare for EEA membership and Co-ordinator of the Phare EEA/CORINE Project.

Eric is Belgian and speaks French and English.

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Pascal LARDINOIS (PLA), Co-Chairman

Pascal is a bio-engineer by training and he holds an agronomical engineering degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (1985). He has over 20 years of experience and his fields of expertise are the support to organizational development and project management in the field of environment and sustainable development.

Pascal is one of the two Co-Chairmen of Prospect and is responsible for strategic planning and organisational change.

After spending several years working in Africa on rural development and aquaculture projects, notably in Burkina Faso for SLCD (1986-1988) and in Madagascar for FAO (1989-1992), he co-founded Prospect C&S in 1994. He has contributed to the set-up and development of the company in the environment and rural development sectors.

Since then his professional work has taken him to Central Asia, the Balkans, Caucasus and more recently to the Comoros Archipelago, always in the field of environment and sustainable development. In this time he has developed specialisations in sustainable development indicators (SDI) and in organisational development methodologies.

Some of his projects include: consultant to EuroStat on SDI (2003-2005, 2007), organisational development consultant for the international organisations REC Hungary (2006-2009) and CAREC Kazakhstan (2000 and 2007), project manager for development of ECAT Tirana (2002-2003) and project co-ordinator for the Management of the Forestry Programme in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2000-2001).

Pascal is Belgian and speaks both French and English.

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Tom ANDRIES (TAN), Project Manager

Tom Andries has a Masters in biology (University of Antwerp, 2000) with a specialization in ecology and environmental sciences.

Since 2000 Tom worked for the Flemish NGO Natuurpunt where he coordinated different LIFE nature projects until 2011. These projects focused on restoration of wetlands, oligo-to mesotrophic ponds, nutrient poor grasslands and heath land. During these projects he acquired a deep knowledge of restoration ecology and eco-hydrology. He is an experienced vegetation mapper and GIS user. During these LIFE nature projects he completed different nature management plans for various N2000 sites in Belgium. He also has experience in how to deal with different stakeholders and communicate to the public which are important in raising public awareness for restoration projects and biodiversity. Since 2011 Tom lectured on nature management for a wide variety of people: from the interested public and volunteers to even professionals in the nature conservation sector.

Tom joined Prospect in October 2012 as a project manager where he is part of the Astrale team and monitors LIFE projects in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

Tom is Belgian and speaks Dutch, English and French

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Julie FISCHER (JFI), Project Manager

Julie is a bio-engineer by training, holding a degree in chemistry and bio-industries, with a specialization in environmental technology and pollution remediation, from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (2009). She focused on techniques for the bio-remediation of hydro-carbon polluted soils. 
 
Julie started her career as a trainee/junior consultant on soils with AGECO (2009). She has also worked in support and administrative roles for Wantedd, street casting agency, and in a medical office. She joined the Prospect team in February 2012 as Administrative Assistant and from May 2012 as Project Manager.

Julie is Belgian and speaks French and English. 

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Manuel HARCHIES (MHA), Project Manager, Framework Contracts Director

Manu is a bio-engineer by training, holding a degree in agronomical engineering with a specialisation in land management from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (2006). He also has a certificate in Project Cycle Management (2008). Manu has 3 years of experience and his fields of expertise are: land management, biodiversity and nature protection. He has also a strong experience in management of international projects and the methodological and financial follow-up.

Manu has been a project manager at Prospect since September 2007. He is in charge of the activities linked to EuropeAid framework contracts (Lot 1 - Rural Development, Lot 6 – Environment, Lot 7 - Governance and Home Affairs and Lot 12 - Humanitarian Aid, Crisis Management and Post-Crisis assistance) and, tender development and G.I.S. activities.

Manu’s professional career started in Africa where he was involved in 2006-2007 in various internships and voluntary works related to rural development and nature conservation in Cameroon (APESS), Chad (CIRAD), Senegal (FAPAL, Narou Heuleuk) and Niger (CIRAD).

Since January 2009, Manu is monitoring LIFE Nature projects in Belgium and Luxemburg on a part-time basis. In December 2008 Manu was contracted as junior expert for the project: European Environment Agency (EEA) – Study and recommendations on Air Quality Data Modelling and Exchange.

Manu is Belgian and speaks French, English and Spanish.

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Camille VASSART (CVA), Project Manager

Camille graduated as a bio-engineer from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (2009). She holds a degree in chemistry and bio-industries, with a specialisation in genetics and biotechnologies.

After a year in Oceania volunteering on small rural projects, she worked a year and a half in Mauritius as a production manager. She completed a specialised training in Environmental Management in April-May 2013.

She joined the Prospect Team in June 2013 as a project manager and works on various framework contrats and tenders with an emphasis on Climate Change.

Camille is Belgian and speaks French and English.

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Darline VELGHE (DVE), Project Manager

Darline graduated as a bio-engineer in land and forest management. After six-months of volunteering in a reforestation project in Ecuador she started working with a small NGO that specialised in reforestation and sustainable forest management in Flanders. Her main tasks related to developing and running awareness raising campaigns. In 2009 she joined the forestry department at Ghent University, doing research on the economic and ecological implications of various harvest methods in small-scale forestry.

She joined Prospect in July 2010 as a project manager, where she is a part of the Astrale team, and monitors LIFE projects in Belgium and the Netherlands.

Darline is Belgian and speaks Dutch, English, French and Spanish.  

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Thomas WOUTERS (TWO), Project Manager

Thomas is a bio-engineer by training, holding a degree in agronomical engineering with a specialisation in land management from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (2008). Thomas has 3 years of experience and his fields of expertise are: land management, rural development and natural resources management.

Thomas’s professional career started at the University of Brussels where he was involved as a researcher in the Biological Control and Spatial Ecology laboratory. In 2010, he started working in Africa with a small Tanzanian NGO (SANA) that specialised in rural development and sustainable resources management. As a project manager, he was mainly involved in the development of an organic vegetables farm with a group of 15 persons.

In May 2012, Thomas joined Prospect as a project manager, where he is currently working on various framework contracts and tender development on a part time basis with the monitoring of LIFE Nature projects in Belgium and Luxemburg.

Thomas is Belgian and speaks French, English and Kiswahili.

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Ana OLIVEIRA (AOL), Administration Manager

Ana holds a degree in Social and Political Sciences from the Technical University of Lisbon (2004). She also obtained a certificate in Project Methodology in Social Sciences (2007).

Ana joined Prospect as an Administration Manager in July 2009. Since then, she has been assigned to support both the Astrale LIFE Co-ordination Team and Prospect Management. It is her task to deliver administrative support on ongoing projects, assist Prospect in maintaining internal and external communication and overseeing contract accountancy matters.

Her career began in Portugal in the field of Social Sciences, Social Gerontology and Immigration within NGOs. Following this, she contributed to several social inclusion, environment and conservation programmes in Belgium as a European volunteer for the Youth in Action programme. She has also worked as a Project Office Co-ordinator within the express and logistics industry.

A Portuguese native, Ana speaks Portuguese, English and French fluently and has a proficient understanding of Dutch and Spanish.

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