- Value innovation
- Additive Manufacturing
- Design Thinking
In 2006, Andries graduated from the (now) University of Antwerp as a Master of Integrated Product Development. He has worked in several different roles across a broad variety of industries, from start-ups to multinationals. As an R&D engineer he developed new concepts for products and business models for Pentair Water Belgium and Philips TV. He was the first employee for start-up Komono and was responsible for production, warehousing, sales and scaling. At Sirris he worked as an Additive Manufacturing (AM) expert. This role involved advising companies, SMEs and start-ups in the use of AM as a means of production.
Since 2016, Andries has combined innovation research and one-on-one consulting for Antwerp Management School. He assists a diverse selection of companies in all aspects of value innovation.
He is also active as a guest professor for the full-time masters programs.