Between the years 1966-1967 he participated in a training ENGLISH ELECTRIC Co (London) Intelligence Department. From 1967 till 1968 he worked as Belgian Air Force Intelligence Officer.
S.G.M. Société Générale des Minerais (Group Union Minière) : marketing and sales of non-ferrous metals (mainly copper and cobalt) and related chemicals
Including 7 years in Madrid as Commercial Manager of SGM subsidiary in Spain.
SNC (Antwerp) subsidiary of SSM Rotterdam
International trading activity in coal, coke and petcoke
Godefroid Coal, Trading and Shipping subsidiary of Consolidation Coal CONSOL Pittsburgh
Sales of US steam/coking coal to Western Europe and Polish coals/coke to Belgium
-1995 Founding partner of EURISCOAL association of European Coal importers (Brussels) . EURISCOAL integrated into EURACOAL in 2008 . Since then, Belgian representative of EURACOAL Market Committee.
-1998-2002 ECSC Consultative Committee Luxembourg
Belgian coal representative Group 3 Importers and Users
-2002 through 2020 CCMI section of EESC Delegate Coordinator Diversity Europe Group III
Co-President appointed through end 2020
Chambers of Commerce :
-since 1973 : founding board member Belgo-Lux Chamber of Commerce in Spain (Madrid)
– since 2005 : Vice-President BELGIAN CHAMBERS Brussels Responsible for accredited Belgo-Luxembourg CC abroad