Ludo Houdenaert

• Born in Mechelen, Belgium, 1954
• Holds university degree in Applied Economics, Leuven, Belgium
• Brings over 30 years of experience in management and consulting, having held senior positions for world-class companies such as Cummins ; Ingersoll-Rand ; Fujitsu (DMR) Consulting ; S.W.I.F.T., Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications
• Directed projects throughout Europe, the USA, Asia, and Australia ; in industry, distribution, financial services
• Worked with Business and IT people in the field as well as with executives and senior management, in an international and multicultural environment ; in close cooperation with top IT companies
• Successfully accomplished many missions on work organization, cost reduction and performance optimization, including outsourcing, separation and integration of businesses
• Has been member of the Cutter Consortium, the Project Management Institute, the Outsourcing Institute
• Former Council and Board Member of the European Promotion Centre for Information and Communication (1993 – 2001)
• Independent Management Consultant since end 1999