Our Belgium office offers specialized architectural, engineering, construction management, and CQV services to various sectors, including life sciences: pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, novel therapies, and the animal health industries. We excel in producing flexible and innovative cGMP facilities utilizing modern design technologies for our clients across Europe.
The DPS team is built around people that value effective communication, share their expertise, and work on each client project with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude. We understand our customers’ needs and focus on our relationship, not just the bottom line, which is why 85% of our business comes from repeat clients.
The Contract Services operation in Mechelen provides an unparalleled service delivering sector specific talent to clients in high tech industries across Europe.
Our innovative, quality driven process combined with over 25 years industry experience, market access and technical knowledge allow us to deliver a bespoke recruitment service to our clients.
We combine our knowledge, experience, relationship capabilities and global footprint with the latest technology and techniques to ensure our clients achieve their business goals by having the right talent in the right place at all times.
We pride ourselves in our strong client relationships. Our client centric approach and dedicated account management presence, allows us to deliver an unrivalled service to our clients and site based talent.
Simon is an experienced business leader with over 25 years experience in Engineering design and consultancy working predominantly in the Water, Energy and infrastructure sectors for large ‘blue chip’ and government clients.
Simon brings global insight, a collaborative style and influence, enjoys working with people to enhance collaboration and create engagement whilst delivering the highest quality service in demanding, highly regulated and changing business environments.
Simon joined Arcadis in 2014 taking on the role of leading the Water, Power and Utilities sector, and took additional responsibility for the Environment, Safety and Industry business in early 2018.
In October 2021 Simon was appointed as Country Director for the UK & Ireland, and following many years leading the Resilience business in the UK was appointed as President of Arcadis DPS Group at the end of 2022.
In 2020, Deborah Willems joined DPS as the Operations Manager for Contract Services Belgium. Deborah has a background in clinical psychology and scientific research, but switched to a sales position in pharma which she fulfilled for several years. In the 5 years prior to joining DPS, she gained extensive experience in recruitment, account management and operations/supplier management in the life sciences industry for global organizations.
Deborah and her team support clients in the entire life sciences industry by delivering higher technical profiles whilst also providing the resources to support the growth of the internal Belgian DPS team.