Young Generation Core Group

The Core Group includes the most active members of the BNS-YG, thanks to whom all the activities are planned and carried out. The goal of the CG is to choose and set in place interesting workshops, technical visits for the young members of the BNS and strengthening the network.

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Fabio Nouchy

Fabio Nouchy

Chair

Generalist nuclear engineer by education with a Master’s Degree from Torino and Stockholm, Fabio is now working as design engineer at Tractebel Engie on spent nuclear fuel containers and observing the global scene of new reactor designs.

Gert Pille

Gert Pille

Co-Chair & Responsible for international relations

Gert graduated with a Master’s Degree in mechanical engineering from Aston University in Birmingham, UK. After graduating he joined Tractebel Engie, where he completed the Nuclear Trainees Program. He currently works in the mechanical equipment competence center of the nuclear department.

Arnaud Paquet

Arnaud Paquet

Webmaster, Communication Manager & Responsible for YG image

Arnaud graduated from UCLouvain in mechanical engineering where he studied thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. He is now working at Tractebel Engie as design engineer in the nuclear fuel and casks expertise group, and is also involved in Tractebel’s space diversification and digital innovation.

Koen Vints

Koen Vints

Communication Manager & Responsible for relations with universities

Working as a consultant for various clients in the nuclear industry, Koen is a generalist nuclear engineer with a main expertise in licensing on nuclear installations, decommissioning and radiological characterisation. Currently employed at The Binding Energy, an independent consultancy firm in the nuclear industry.

Eleonora Lambridis

Eleonora Lambridis

Communication Manager

Generalist nuclear engineer by education with a Master’s Degree from Università La Sapienza (Roma) and MBA degree from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (Brussels). Eleonora has more than 10 years of experience in the nuclear industry and she is now working as Innovation Manager at Tractebel Engie.

Damien Rinaudo

Damien Rinaudo

Technical Visits Manager

Graduated from the “Arts et Métiers” school in Paris in industrial engineering, Damien is now working as a project manager at Synatom on the nuclear spent fuel management. Previously, he was intervention manager for Areva NP (currently Framatome) on steam generator replacement, at the Cruas, Blayais and Paluel sites.

Riccardo Rossa

Riccardo Rossa

Responsible for SCK•CEN liaison

Nuclear engineer with a Master Degree from Politecnico di Torino and a PhD from the Université libre de Bruxelles, Riccardo is now working at the Belgian nuclear research center SCK•CEN as research engineer focusing on nuclear safeguards for spent fuel and radioactive waste.

Joris Gackowski

Joris Gackowski

Responsible for Engie Corporate liaison

Nuclear engineer by education (Master in medical nuclear engineering and Advanced Master in nuclear reactor physics), Joris is currently working as nuclear safety advisor for Engie Electrabel in which he performs independent nuclear safety oversight within key areas radiation protection and radwaste as part of health physics control.

Robby Vandendries

Robby Vandendries

Network Manager

Robby graduated in nuclear industrial engineering from the University of Hasselt in 2012. He then started working as inspector at the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC). Today, Robby is project leader at Transnubel, where he is responsible for the construction and engineering related to the transport of radioactive material.

Florian Vanlangendonck

Florian Vanlangendonck

Responsible for nuclear medicine liaison

After a first experience at Tractebel Engie in core & fuel studies, Florian is now working in proton therapy for IBA as a beam physics field service engineer.