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Our Team

Jan De Kezel
Jan De Kezel
Project lead, business development and R&D

Jan founded Createlli and leads business development, business consulting and strategic research. He has an engineering an management education, as well as a postgraduate in corporate social responsibility management and auditing.
Jan has over 20 years of experience, first as engineer and later as a strategic sourcing consultant, consulting director and product manager in various start-up companies in the purchasing consulting and solutions industry.
What to expect when dealing with Jan? Long term vision, pragmatic approach, looking for synergies, not afraid to address complexity, tenacity to deliver results.
Jan is fluent in Dutch, English, French and German.

FRANK DETHIER
Frank Dethier
INNOVATION AND SMART CITIZEN PROJECTS

Frank is a seasoned innovation manager who is motivated about possibilities & opportunities. Frank has 20+ years’ experience in Innovation, Strategy and Business Creation. Frank has an engineering background and fulfilled before people, change & program manager roles in large international business and start-ups. What to expect when dealing with Frank? A big picture thinker, ability to solve problems that have no obvious way to resolution, an arranger, winning others over and thrives on ideation with a very strong focus on growing other people.
Frank is fluent in Dutch & English.

Jone Belausteguigoitia
Jone Belausteguigoitia
COACH, PARTICIPATION EXPERT

Jone has a master in Architecture (University of Navarra, 2000), a degree in Peripheries, sustainability and urban vitality (Madrid, 2005) and a Master in Landscape Architecture (British Columbia, 2007).
Jone is specialised in participation for urban planning, urban development and social innovation. She has advised many local authorities and lead many projects. She has a passion for participation with children and teenagers.
Jone speaks Spanish, Basque, English, French.

Ashish Verma
Ashish Verma
DEVELOPMENT LEAD

Ashish leads our development team based in Delhi. He has an education in IT, and in his 9 years of experience, has developed lots of web applications and several collaboration platforms prior to joining Createlli.
What to expect when dealing with Ashish? He likes technical challenges and has surprised many of us with inventive solutions and an open mind from working in India, China, Myanmar and Japan before joining Createlli.
Ashish is fluent in English, Hindi and has notions of Japanese.

Irati Alonso
Irati Alonso
PARTICIPATION PROJECT COORDINATOR

Irati has a masters degree in architecture (San Sebastian, 2016). Before joining Createlli Irati worked in a consultancy company. She joined the Createlli team in 2016 as an intern doing research on the C3PO European project and is now an employee in our Bilbao team. She is conducting a master in Urbanism (Bilbao, 2017).
Irati speaks Basque, Spanish and English.

Vishant Verma
Vishant Verma
DEVELOPER

Vishant has a degree in Computer Science, and has been working as a developer in our Delhi team since 2016.
Vishant speaks Hindi and English.

Ane Chueca
Ane Chueca
Digital Participation Coordinator

Ane holds a Master degree in Architecture (San Sebastián 2018) as well as a Master degree in Education (2020). For her architecture thesis she worked on a rehabilitation project of an industrial building for a hybrid program: school and neighborhood services. She first joined Createlli in 2018 thanks to an international grant. After working as a freelance in architecture and education related projects for the last year, she joined the team in August 2020. Ane speaks Basque, Spanish, English and Italian.

Gitte Loos
Gitte Loos
Participation Project Officer

Gitte holds a master’s degree on engineering in architecture with structural design as option (Catholic University of Leuven, 2020). As part of her thesis project, she developed two applications with an in-situ character that engage citizens to participate in the (re)design of public space. During her education she gained work experience in an architectural and engineering firm. Since October 2020 she has been working as a Participation Project Officer in our team. Gitte is fluent in Dutch, English and has notions of French.

Adeline Crucifix
Adeline Crucifix
Responsable Communication et Participation

Adeline holds a master’s degree in Corporate and Marketing communication (Université Libre de Bruxelles). She worked as a Digital Assistant for 6 months and then joined a communication agency for one year as Junior Digital Project Manager. Since October 2020 she started to work at Createlli as 'Responsable for Communication and Participation'. Adeline is fluent in French, English and has a good knowledge of Dutch.

Siel Van Eekert
SIEL VAN EEKERT
Participation Project Officer

Siel holds a Master's degree in Sociology UGent, 2018 and has a diploma as a child yoga teacher. Before joining Createlli she built up experience in working with underprivileged children at Sportpret vzw, on the other hand in project work in quality and sustainability in the health sector. Siel has been working freelance as an expert in child participation for Createlli since 2018, from her engagement at Sportpret vzw. From 2021, Siel joined Createlli as project officer communication and participation. Siel coordinates projects and is responsible for the development and organisation of participation activities and campaigns, especially towards children.