SPEAKER 2024

SVEN DE MULDER

Challenges and opportunities of the new EU directive
and the new Flemish action plan

Challenges and opportunities of the new EU directive and the new Flemish action plan

His talk will focus on the subject of “𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐄𝐔 𝐝𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐅𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧”, covering the implications of the implementation of the new EU directive for Belgium, including challenges, effects, and opportunities.

He will also discuss the key pillars of the renewed Flemish action plan 2023 aimed at making Flanders asbestos-safe.

SVEN DE MULDER

Team Manager at OVAM, located in Mechelen, Belgium

Sven has a master of science industrial engineering and started as project manager waste removal and soil remediations at OVAM. Currently he is project and team manager for the Flemish asbestos policy. Sven initiated and contributed as an expert to several national and international studies such as the weathering of asbestos cement and innovative asbestos waste treatment methods. His team launched a unique asbestos removal policy plan to make Flanders asbestos-safe. 

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