UC Leuven-Limburg, Belgium

 

Left to right:  Robrecht Eyers, Heleen Vanrenterghem, Matthias Michiels, Margo Aertgeerts, and Mario De Wolf (coach)

About the Team

Robrecht Eyers.  Born in Belgium, Robrecht, 23 , is a senior bachelor student in Business Management specializing in Accountancy-Tax. He has also completed a teacher’s trainee programme to teach history and economics to 12 to 15 year olds. Following the NIBS competition, Robrecht will start an internship at Deloitte Belgium Tax and Legal. He will graduate in June 2018.

Heleen Vanrenterghem.  Born in Roeselare, Belgium, Heleen is a senior student in Business Management majoring in Finance and Insurance. She recently returned from a Erasmus experience in Rotterdam where she took part in the Business Pressure Cooker case program. Heleen volunteered at the 2017 Rotterdam International Case Competition, which inspired her to become part of UC Leuven Limburg’s NIBS team. This spring semester, she will start an internship at Nuytten.eu.

Matthias Michiels.  Matthias, 22, is from Belgium, and will graduate in June with a major in Marketing. Last year, he participated in the International Trade Mission project hosted by Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary), representing Belgian beer brand Wolf in their efforts to enter the Hungarian beer market. This spring, Matthias will start an internship in the communication department of KLJ, a Belgian youth movement organization. His main goal is to start his own company and become a valuable competitor on its market.

Margo Aertgeerts.  Margo, 22, was born in Belgium. She is a senior bachelor student in Business Management with specialization in Accountancy-Tax. This spring, she will start an internship in the Accounting, Compliance and Reporting department of Ernst & Young. After graduating in June, she plans to pursue a Master of Science in Business Management at the University of Brussels.

Mario De Wolf (Coach).  Mario is a lecturer at UC Leuven-Limburg, Faculty of Management and Technology. His main subjects are market research, international marketing and business consulting methods. He also coaches a variety of student projects. As a staff member of the International Office, Mario coordinates the Erasmus Exchange Programme for incoming students. He also organizes the annual International Marketing Week and supports students in their search for master studies abroad. His main hobbies are jogging, traveling, photography and reading.