Prof. Dr. Alex Mottrie is the chief executive officer of Orsi Academy and in charge of the further development of the center.

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Luc is the chief operating officer of Orsi Academy. Two year ago, he led the construction project of the new campus. His main focus is the long-term growth of the activities.

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Korneel Vandenbroucke

General Manager

Korneel is the general manager of Orsi Academy. This means he basically coordinates and supervises everything and everyone. 


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Kevin Bauwens

Process Manager Surgery Rooms

Kevin is an engineer with a high interest in minimally invasive surgery. He coordinates and supervises the lab activity in Orsi Academy. 

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Hannah Kiss

Data Manager

Hannah is the datamanager for robot-assisted urological surgeries performed at the OLV Hospital. She is also in charge of the submission of clinical studies to the ethical committee.


Jeroen Huygens

Building Coordinator & Safety Manager

Jeroen is an industrial engineer who is both part of the data management team and the anesthesiology team. He's also Orsi's prevention advisor. 


Dr. Stefano Puliatti

Deputy Medical Director

Dr. Stefano Puliatti is our deputy medical director. Together with the scientific societies & key opinion leaders, he is establishing new training programs, course material and e-learning content for the ORSI-network. 

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Jana Standaert

Sales & Event Manager

Jana is our Sales & Event Manager. She takes care of all the events at the Orsi site down to the last detail.

Anthony Gallagher

Prof. Anthony Gallagher

Director of Research & Skill Development

Dr. Anthony Gallagher is currently Visiting Professor at KU Leuven in Belgium and Ulster University and Director of Research and Learning at Orsi Academy.


Marieke François

Veterinarian & Innovation Support

Marieke is a veterinarian who is responsible for the anesthesiology of the lab animals. Next to this, she's a supporting member of the R&D department.

Eva Vanderstraeten

Eva Vanderstraeten


Eva is a veterinarian who is responsible for the anesthesiology of the lab animals. Next to this she is responsible for our animal welfare policy.

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Deborah Croes

Lab Support

Deborah is our overall lab support. She performs non-recoverable anesthesia and is responsible for the set-up of the labs and training models. 


Rita Lootens

Facility Manager

Rita is Orsi's site coördinator. She manages the overall facility set-up and makes sure your visit to Orsi is worthwile. 

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Odile Porteman

Marketing & Hospitality Officer

Odile is our Marketing & Hospitality Officer. She is responsible for our online marketing channels and takes care of the logistic arrangements of our customers.

Fijs Van Leeuwen

Prof. dr. Fijs van Leeuwen

Chief Innovation Officer

Fijs is our chief innovation officer. He's responsbile for multiple R&D projects and the clinical translation of new biomedical technologies.

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Niek De Taeye

Head of Orsi Innotech

Niek is head of Orsi Innotech and a master in translating business issues into innovative solutions.

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Raf De Kimpe

Business Development at Orsi Innotech

Raf is responsible for the business development of Orsi Innotech services. He is your go-to person for preclinical testing, innovation events and co-working.

Pieter De Backer

Pieter De Backer

Medical Innovation Expert at Orsi Innotech

Pieter is an engineer and doctor with a passion for new medical technologies.


Orsi Academy has its own e-learning platform, centralizing the best of existing educational content and making it accessible for approved users.

Step-by-step videos with explanatory textual information are provided in the video-library next to didactic material. Proctors can push specific content to course participants prior to the course or allow alumni to consult course material later on in their career. Next to these sections, links to a wide variety of discipline-specific literature can be found on the platform.

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