Every industry can do better. We can always learn and evolve, as long as there is willingness, openness and desire for continuous improvement.
By communicating efficient, creating a team, and implementing practicable tools and procedures we install sustainability in your projects and within your entire company.
Proper planning and analysis is key in any operation. Asking the right questions, looking from a different angle, we are trained to foresee risks and enhance operations.
As nothing goes ever as planned, we assist you on the spot, act as impartial party in the best interest of the project and create a team between all parties to make things happen.
Invest in the future, learn and grow. We help companies to built sustainable relationships with their suppliers by learning to communicate. We assist divisions in asking the right questions, anticipating and learning to take the right decisions throughout tailormade training.
We analyse your current working process, set out a path, define procedures and hand you practical tools. The created procedures are implemented and optimized. We give a tailormade training for your staff (engineers, procurement, operators, …) and assure an annual follow-up and continuous optimization.
You ensure your clients, and more importantly yourself, that sustainability becomes reality.
By being ASA-Certified, you prove to clients and insurers you work according aviation standards and your team is trained to identify and manage risks throughout the entire process.
Our inhouse competence and proactive problem-solving culture proves to be unique in the claims handling and risk mitigation market.
Blanca started her career 16 years ago. She flew as an airline captain on Boeing 737, was instructor on Boeing 767 and flew mixed-fleet transatlantic and medium haul flights. In her spare time, she instructed student pilots in aeroclubs and flight schools.
She started as dispatcher, soon became part of the management and was closely involved in the start-up of now one of the most performant Belgian airlines. As deputy director of flight operations, she was responsible for the lease-in and acceptance of aircraft during the summer season where she gained a lot of technical knowledge in close coordination with the technical engineers.
She worked for several years as project manager for the top management of the TUI Travel Plc Group, being the biggest European tourism group, so she obtained an enormous operational knowledge of airlines.
Since 1998, Blanca has handled many different claims. She is experienced in cargo claims, responsibility claims property and aviation interventions.
After several trainings and master classes in transport and heavy lifting, she uses her aviation knowledge on safety and procedural operation to lead the prevention division. Prevention assignments and especially warranty surveys need a hands-on approach and a lot of management skills to assure all parties involved cooperate to the fullest and make the project safe and successful. This needlessly fits her previous job as an airline captain, where safety, decision-making and firmness are some of the key factors. Next to the on the job interventions, she is frequently asked for consulting assignments to analyses, review and adapt existing procedures or processes all with the intention to prevent losses to the fullest.
Surveying activities and prevention assignments are performed worldwide.
She is fluent in Dutch, French, English, German, Spanish and has a good working knowledge of Portuguese.
Peter is an engineer who started his career in the steam industry, soon he became a technical superintendent at Jan De Nul, one of the world’s leading dredging companies, where he was technical superintendent and maintenance responsible for several major projects around the globe. The expansion project of the Panama canal, the artificial island constructions at Dubai, a LNG project in Papua New Guinea and the development, construction and maintenance of an incinerator in Romania all made him gain an enormous amount of technical and practical experience ranging from quality and safety preventive measures through solving heavy lifting problems.
He further expands his knowledge through a lean six sigma black belt for a leading multinational in the exploration and production of petrol and gas industry.
Peter assists ASA France in prevention and specific project cargo questions where all his operational knowhow is used to ensure the most suitable technical and safe approach is used.
Peter is fluent in French, English and Dutch.
Arnaud has an unlimited Master Mariner certificate obtained after 5 years at the French National Maritime School and more than 15 years at sea. He improved his knowledge in mechanical, engineering, navigation on various types of cargo and specialized vessels as bulk, oil and chemicals, cable-laying. As Captain, he sailed on RoRo, special cargo and seismic-survey vessels on world-wide range.
Thereafter, Arnaud has been Site Manager of a towing company in France and participated in various maritime projects.
Arnaud is fluent in French and English.
Elie is a civil engineer who obtained a Master of Science in aerospace engineering in the department of Control and Operations at Delft University, the leading University in the aerospace industry.
At first, Elie was responsible for the quality management process with suppliers and vehicle dynamics testing at BMW in Munich.
Thereafter he developed and implemented an aircraft operational availability KPI for Airbus at Toulouse and was responsible for the reliability of all maintenance activities at a major airliner.
Elie has gained an extensive technical expertise in the emerging UAV market, as being a flight test, production and quality engineer for one of the market leading companies. He implemented several quality systems and test flying for drones.
Furthermore, Elie was closely involved in the testing and translation of eXcat Geo-information software for the Dutch National Aerospace Laboratory.
He has a profound knowledge of non-destructive testing, maintenance engineering & management and safety in transportation. He participated in the reliability interest group meeting of the air transport association (ATA), was a member of the Belgian League for glider pilots and responsible for the technical organization of the maintenance for the glider fleet in the Netherlands.
Elie followed a master course in aerospace law, is fluent in Dutch, English, German and French.
As an engineer, Elie handles marine and aviation claims, from complex machinery breakdown to cargo care, from helicopters to drones.
Martin obtained his master degree in nautical science at the renowned Maritime Academy in Antwerp. He started his career as Junior Officer and quickly became the youngest master ocean navigation in the Belgian marine industry. Through managing vessels for various cargo types, such as container transport, dry and liquid bulk, gas and general cargo, he built an enormous technical and operational knowledge in the marine industry.
He is active as principal surveyor since 1982 and followed multiple complementary courses such as LNG training. Martin is an active full member of the International Institute of Marine Surveying and member of the committee of the Gent Maritime Club. He also lectured stevedoring manipulations at several seminars.
With more than 30 years of surveying experience, he is a true well of knowledge.
He handles all marine claims from hull over perishable products to civil responsibility.
Martin is fluent in Dutch, English, French and German.
Joke has a master of Architecture and another master in Urban and Spatial Planning.
She has been initially working as an independent architect, mainly in the private housing sector.
For a longer period of time, Joke has been responsible for building projects of a hospital, a care center, a school and several apartments. She won several designing contests and has a profound knowledge in steel constructions.
Joke is the city architect of a major city in Belgium and she intervenes for ASA FRANCE in all architectural related claims.
Joke is fluent in English, French, Dutch and has a working knowledge of German and Spanish.