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Our Team

Jan De Kezel
Jan De Kezel
Project lead, business development and R&D

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.

Frank Dethier

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 Belausteguigoitia
Jone Belausteguigoitia

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 Verma
Ashish Verma

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.

Laura Lafuente
Laura Lafuente

Laura has a bachelors degree in architecture (2010, Bilbao) and a Construction Engineering Draftsman (Münster, 2013). Before joining Createlli Laura worked as coordinator and supervisor on construction projects, and is conducting a master in Participation. She joined the Createlli team in 2015 as an intern doing research on the C3PO project and is now an employee in our Bilbao team.
Laura speaks Spanish, Basque, English, German.

Irati Alonso
Irati Alonso

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 Verma
Vishant Verma

Vishant heeft een diploma in computerwetenschappen en werkt sinds 2016 als developer in ons Delhi team.
Vishant spreekt Hindi en Engels.

Iratxe Lupiola
Iratxe Lupiola

Iratxe has a masters degree in architecture (San Sebastian, 2016). Before joining Createlli Iratxe worked in an architectural office. She joined Createlli team in 2017 as an intern and is now an employee in our Antwerp team.
Iratxe speaks Basque, Spanish, English and Dutch.


Somaie has a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (2015, Koblenz FH) and obtained her Master degree in Architecture in 2018 (Antwerp, UA). For her thesis project she worked on participation of superdiverse populations in spatial policy, with a case study on ‘Over de Ring’ – Segment Zuidoost in Antwerp. Before joining Createlli Somaie did an internship at STUDIO 017 PAOLA VIGANÒ, one of the design bureaus involved in the project ‘Over de Ring’ (2017-18). She joined the Createlli team in 2018.

Somaie speaks German, Dutch, English and Farsi.