Jan founded Createlli and leads business development, business consulting and strategic research. He has an engineering an management education, as well as a postgraduate in corporate social responsibility management and auditing.
Jan has over 20 years of experience, first as engineer and later as a strategic sourcing consultant, consulting director and product manager in various start-up companies in the purchasing consulting and solutions industry.
What to expect when dealing with Jan? Long term vision, pragmatic approach, looking for synergies, not afraid to address complexity, tenacity to deliver results.
Jan is fluent in Dutch, English, French and German.
Jan Vincke has more than 20 years of experience in urban planning and sustainable development. Since 2001 he guided the participation and communication on complex projects such as the Sigma Plan, the second port access of Antwerp, the accessibility of the port of Zeebrugge, etc... . In this way, he has built up in-depth knowledge of procedures (MER, SCBA, SIPs, Complex Projects, etc.) and the context of challenging projects. As of 2009 he continued as an independent consultant. He focused on integrated development, water and environmental management and infrastructure projects. Jan worked as a consultant on many projects together with Createlli. UForcE and Createlli now have a structural cooperation agreement whereby Jan acts as senior expert in the Createlli team.
Frank is a seasoned innovation manager who is motivated about possibilities & opportunities. Frank has 20+ years’ experience in Innovation, Strategy and Business Creation. Frank has an engineering background and fulfilled before people, change & program manager roles in large international business and start-ups.
What to expect when dealing with Frank? A big picture thinker, ability to solve problems that have no obvious way to resolution, an arranger, winning others over and thrives on ideation with a very strong focus on growing other people.
Frank is fluent in Dutch & English.
Jone has a master in Architecture (University of Navarra, 2000), a degree in Peripheries, sustainability and urban vitality (Madrid, 2005) and a Master in Landscape Architecture (British Columbia, 2007).
Jone is specialised in participation for urban planning, urban development and social innovation. She has advised many local authorities and lead many projects. She has a passion for participation with children and teenagers.
Jone speaks Spanish, Basque, English, French.
Ashish leads our development team based in Delhi. He has an education in IT, and in his 9 years of experience, has developed lots of web applications and several collaboration platforms prior to joining Createlli.
What to expect when dealing with Ashish? He likes technical challenges and has surprised many of us with inventive solutions and an open mind from working in India, China, Myanmar and Japan before joining Createlli.
Ashish is fluent in English, Hindi and has notions of Japanese.
Irati has a masters degree in architecture (San Sebastian, 2016). Before joining Createlli Irati worked in a consultancy company. She joined the Createlli team in 2016 as an intern doing research on the C3PO European project and is now an employee in our Bilbao team. She is conducting a master in Urbanism (Bilbao, 2017).
Irati speaks Basque, Spanish and English.
Vishant has a degree in Computer Science, and has been working as a developer in our Delhi team since 2016.
Vishant speaks Hindi and English.
Guillaume is a qualified urban planner (OPQU) with a multidisciplinary background (sociology, geography, architecture and landscape), but also an artist, lecturer and accredited trainer. He has 20 years of international experience in strategic territorial development and operational planning, project management and project assistance. His transversal approach to urban development allows him to propose integrated models that put into perspective the challenges at all scales of the project and at each of its stages. In parallel to this track record, Guillaume's career is marked by a passion for visual communication, participation and guiding processes in conferences, training programmes and sustainable projects. It is this passion that he shares within Createlli as a senior consultant for communication and participation.
Fabio has a master’s degree in Product Development Strategy & Interaction Design (Antwerpen, 2019). Before joining Createlli Fabio worked more than two years in a social innovation agency. There he was involved in diverse projects improving wellbeing and inclusion in society. Since October 2022 Fabio has been working as a Participation Project Officer in our team. Fabio speaks Dutch, English and has notions of French.
Ainhoa holds a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning (2022) and a degree in architecture (2020), both from the Polytechnic University in Madrid. In her thesis she developed an urban regeneration project from an urban planning view by making a modification of the current planning documents of the municipality. Besides regeneration, she is also interested in the most social side of urbanism, the one that involves the citizens and policy making. Ainhoa is fluent in Spanish, English and Basque.
Petra gained a broad experience, after her education in Commercial Economics in the Netherlands, in project management, communication, change and stakeholder management at national and international level within different companies and federations in Belgium and the Netherlands. The last 10 years she worked on sustainability, environmental and circular economy projects. As Senior Process Supervisor participation, stakeholder management & communication at Createlli, her focus is on designing and executing stakeholder management and participation processes for small and large projects. From her experience and training she can fall back on a broad knowledge of methodologies and tools for project management and facilitation of different types of small and large consultations. Petra speaks Dutch, English and has basic knowledge of French.
Marlies holds a master's degree in Sociology (Antwerp, 2013). She then started working as a researcher with a focus on environmental sociology. Policy-making concerning technical and complex problems and how local knowledge can meaningfully be incorporated became her subject. Since August 2023, Marlies has been working in our team as Process Supervisor Participation & Communication. Marlies speaks Dutch, English, French, German and Italian.
Fien has a master’s degree in Product Development - Strategy & Interaction Design (Antwerpen, 2022). From the start of Fiens thesis about making cities more climate adaptive, she became fascinated by the future of public space design and the crucial role of participation and co-creation in this matter. Since October 2023 Fien has been working as a Participation Project Officer in our team. Fien speaks Dutch, English and has notions of French.
Lucia holds a double master's degree in Geography and Urban Studies (Université Libre de Bruxelles, 2023) and a bachelor's degree in Global Studies (Pompeu Fabra University, 2020). Through her experience in various urban planning projects, she has acquired expertise in social housing and regeneration policy analysis, environmental legislation and spatial planning, as well as digital mapping. Having studied and worked in an international context, Lucia can support projects in four different languages: Spanish, English, French and Basque.