Since February 2021, I was appointed Head of Legal and Consumer Affairs, Ombudswoman and Member of the Board of Directors of the Walloon Regulatory Authority for Energy where I enjoy tackling energy issues at Regional level, collaborating with other level of powers together with an energetic team. In parallel to my "energy career", I trained as a coach to allow better communication, changes and well-being in organisations.

Highest Level of Education

Master's Degree

Current Job/Study field



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Current employer

Walloon Commission for Electricity and Gas (CWaPE)

Work experience

  • Adviser to the chairmanship of the board of directors
    Commission for Regulation of Electricity and Gas - Full-time From September 2014 to January 2021

    Advising the Presidency of the Board of Directors of the Belgian Federal Regulatory Authority for Electricity and Gas on all issues and notably on EU and International matters. Representing CREG at international level when needed (CEER, ACER RegulaE.Fr). Internal coordinator. Drafting of speeches and trainings. Drafting of advices and reports as well as of Laws and regulations related to electricity, gases and consumer issues including energy poverty. Coordinating work with academics

  • Attorney-at-Law (Energy Law)
    Janson Baugniet Law Firm - Self-employed From July 2011 to August 2014

    In particular: regulatory issues, gas transit issues, nuclear energy, pricing regulation, tax and support schemes’ issues in energy, renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy contracts, energy project financing and litigation. I regularly assisted Governments in the drafting, negotiation and adoption of new laws and regulations as well as in the implementation of EU Law in these fields. I regularly acted before Belgian civil, constitutional and administrative courts.

  • Attorney-at-Law (Public Law)
    Uyttendaele, Gérard et Associés - Self-employed From September 2010 to July 2011

    Administrative Law, Constitutional and Civil Rights Law, Procedure Law, Medical Law. I regularly acted before Belgian civil, constitutional and administrative courts.

  • Adviser on energy policy
    Staff of Mrs. Marghem, Belgian Federal Minister for Energy, Environment and Sustainable development - Full-time From November 2014 to November 2015

    on regulatory issues, security of supply issues, gas related issues, pricing regulation, tax and support schemes'​ issues, offshore wind energy, energy intensive industries'​ issues, energy efficiency, demand response, energy storage, nuclear liabilities, nuclear energy. Drafting and negotiating new laws and regulations. Assisting the Minister during Parliamentary hearings and plenary sessions. Representation of the Minister. Assisting the EU adviser on energy related issues.

  • Deputy-head of staff
    Staff of the Walloon Minister Jean-Luc Crucke for the Budget, Finances, Energy, Climate & Airports - Full-time From August 2017 to September 2017

    In charge of EU and International Affairs and advising the Minister for the Budget, Finances, Energy, Climate and Airports on both Climate and Energy issues rn(End of secondment due to administrative circumstances)

  • Vice-president
    National Energy Ombudsman Network (NEON) - Full-time From February 2021 to Present

    As head of the consumers and legal affairs Dpt of CWaPE, I represent CWaPE at NEON's General Assembly. Following the GA meeting of 3/2/2021, I was appointed to the Administrative Board together with 5 other European colleagues


  • Law
    Université Libre de Bruxelles From September 2008 to September 2010
  • Law
    Université Libre de Bruxelles From September 2004 to September 2008

Area of expertise

Compliance Electricity distribution Electricity market design Electricity Regulation Energy consumers' rights Energy Law Energy market models Energy policy Gas Regulation Institutional/public affairs


  • English
  • French
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Romanian
  • Spanish


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