Alain is based in Lyon (France) and is one of SMartFr’s Directors. His extensive experience in the creative sector and his large network have made him an invaluable asset to the development of SMart in Europe.
French (native), English (intermediate)
After a six-month stint as a SMartBe Advisor, Aurelia joined the SMartEu team. Her experience in communications and international relations led her to her current position.
French (native), Dutch (native), English (near-native), German (intermediate)
Managing Director - Founder of SMartBe
Julek founded SMartBe in 1998, together with fellow Managing Director Pierre Burnotte. Once SMartBe’s success was established, Julek followed the only logical way to go: Europe – in order to answer to a growing need for simplified international mobility.
French (native), Polish (native), English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), German (fluent)
Leen has been with SMartBe for several years now, and brings with her a thorough and in-depth knowledge of the tools and services offered. She became co-ordinator in January 2012 and leads the team’s projects.
Dutch (native), French (fluent), English (fluent), Spanish (intermediate), German (intermediate)
Pierre-Martin had already worked in several of SMartBe’s services when he decided to join the International Development effort. He brings to SMartEU a long experience with SMartBe and a strong legal background.
French (native), English (intermediate), Dutch (intermediate)
Sarah de Heusch
Sarah started her SMart adventure at the Research Unit and has since joined the SMartEU team, where she mainly works on advocacy and consolidating SMartEU’s network memberships.
French (native), Italian (native), English (near-native), Spanish (intermediate)
Sergio is the latest addition to the SMartEu team. His experience in project management within microcredit and international institutions will help him develop the EMIS (European legal database) and work on European funding applications.
Italian (native), Catalan (native), French (near-native), Spanish (fluent), English (fluent), Albanian (fluent)