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BelExpo consists of a small team that realises big projects. Meet the people who coordinate Belgian participation.


Our Team


Pieter De Crem

Commissioner General

Mr Pieter De Crem was appointed as the new commissioner-general of BelExpo by Royal Decree on 12 November 2023. The commissioner-general will lead the BelExpo team in its preparations for Expo 2025 Osaka and, together with the team, ensure a successful Belgian pavilion.

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Aldwin Dekkers

Senior Program Lead

Aldwin Dekkers came on board in the year 2018, as deputy commissioner-general. He then took over as commissioner-general at BelExpo in 2022. Since October 2023, he has held the position of Senior Programme Lead.


Klaartje Gysen

Procurement & HR Officer

Klaartje came on board in 2017, with already extensive experience in government agencies. Klaartje deals with complex procedures and public tenders.


Yousra Boujnani

Accountant & Office Manager

Yousra has been our jack-of-all-trades since 2021. As Office Manager, Yousra supports the whole team and she also takes care of the accounting.


Justine Theunissen

Communication Manager

As communication manager, Justine looks after the website and social media. She has been doing so since 2022. Furthermore, Justine deals with press communication, graphic design, event communication, and so on.


Arnaud Biot

Content Officer

Arnaud joined the team in July 2023. He will focus on following up construction files and the completion of the pavilion.


Hänsel Van Boxstael

Content Officer

Hänsel started as content officer in August 2023. He will maintain partner relations and monitor internal files.

Join us

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