Jan is an aeronautical engineer by training who has started his career in 2000 as a safety professional with airlines, designing and implementing Safety Management Systems.

Since 2010 he has instructed and consulted all over the globe in very diverse aviation organisations regarding Safety & Risk Management, Safety Culture and Human Factor and Error Management.

He is a passionate instructor who prefers a workshop style approach where students are actively involved in discussing and developing their ideas.

Since a few years Jan has been developing himself as a professional coach, in which he found many tools that help to work with people to help develop safety culture.

Jan is from Belgium, based in Valencia, Spain. He speaks 6 languages (English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese and German), which he uses at SAFEmap to coordinate and execute multinational consultancy and training projects.