Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Construction, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Industrials, Energy (RES, BESS), Manufacturing, Water & Wastewater, ESG, Metals & Minerals, Mining, Critical Raw Materials and Emissions

ID: 739882 Netherlands

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Expert is an Independent Consultant, with over 30 years of experience in the European Building, Construction and Real Estate Industry, and is frequently involved in commercial due diligence projects. Expert's Market Intelligence firm has fulfilled hundreds of challenging projects for private equities, investors, corporates and the larger consultancy firms.

Expert previously worked for ArcelorMittal Construction Europe, an integrated steelmaker, as divisional Chief Marketing Officer. His responsibilities covered Digital Marketing, Pricing Strategy, Market Development, Sales, Innovation, R&D, IP and Product Development. Here, he joined common interests and projects with other European divisions such as Long Products, Tubular, Distribution Services, Steel Plates, and Automotive, and benchmarked their businesses externally and internally. He is familiar with the steel value chain from mining and manufacturing to engineered value propositions distributed by downstream business operations. Furthermore, Expert has a good understanding of the steel sector, trends, competitive dynamics, competitive landscape, key players, opportunities and threats, and the overall outlook of the industry.

Prior to his time at ArcelorMittal, Expert worked for Kingspan, a company recognized as the Technology Leader in the Building, Construction and Real Estate Sectors globally. Here, he acted as an entrepreneur within this diversified multinational organization for over 10 years as the Managing Director for Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg, as well as the European Market Development Director. He positioned Kingspan as a pioneer and innovative frontrunner of green building materials and transformed them into an integrated supplier of sustainable, energy-efficient building solutions. Expert took ownership for profitability (P&L), Sales, Marketing, Innovation, R&D, IP, Product Development, Public Affairs, Cross-Sector Alliances and Value Chain Stakeholder Engagement. Due to the growth ambition of Kingspan, he participated in a number of due diligence opportunities to reflect the commercial synergies of differentiated positioning strategies and multi-branding implementation.

Additionally, Expert has experience at IKO Group, a family-owned, global manufacturer of residential shingles, commercial roofing, waterproofing products, coatings, insulation systems and accessories. He joined IKO as the Sales Manager for Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg, and worked his way up to Commercial Director for the Netherlands after acquiring Ruberoid Plc and their affiliated companies (Nebiprofa, Bitasco, Asphaltco, Aquaplan). Here, he was responsible for representing a high penetration level of revenues on the Dutch market. IKO established a diversified portfolio, started their Enertherm insulation manufacturing sector and developed an extensive distribution network among the professional distributors, building merchants, DIY chains and IKO Roofmart subsidiaries.

Expert has in-depth knowledge regarding products (systems, solutions, concepts), applications, themes, topics, building regulations, building codes, manufacturing processes, supply chain, raw materials, sector decarbonization, emission trading schemes, and more.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2018 Degree: MBA Subject: Governance Essentials Institution: NCD
Year: 2018 Degree: Post-Merger Integration Manager Subject: Post-Merger integrations Institution: Global PMI Partners

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Independent Market Intelligence Expert Department:
Supporting the evaluation of grant applications, projects and tenders, and to provide opinions and advice in specific cases (e.g. Horizon Europe, Economic and Societal Impact of Research and Innovation). Serves as an Industry Expert to the European Commission on Chemicals, Construction, (RES) Energy, Industrials, Manufacturing and Water verticals.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to 2020 Employer: Global PMI Partners Title: Business Development Manager Department:
Only international network focused exclusively on delivering merger integration, separation and transformation services.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2016 to 2016 Employer: ArcelorMittal Title: Chief Marketing Officer Department: Construction, Sales & Marketing, Research & Development, Decarbonisation, Waste Management, Industrial Automation
Leading global provider for steel systems and solutions focused on roofing and cladding, composite floors, light gauge structures, agricultural applications and innovative modular housing. The high level of expertise, technology and services for innovative solutions and cost effective concepts will create value for investors, planners and contractors.

Delivering above-market growth increasingly hinges on differentiating the customer experience and building tighter customer relationships. Companies with excellent marketing capabilities outperform the market with 2-3X greater revenue growth.

1. Discover data-driven insights that drive growth
2. Design the right strategies and processes to carry out the vision in a multichannel world
3. Become the organizational “glue” to deliver change
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to 2016 Employer: Kingspan Plc Title: European Market Development Director / Managing Director Department: General Management
Focus on international market development for high performance thermal insulation products from its two specialist divisions in Kingspan Insulated Panels and Kingspan Insulations. Study and exploit opportunities for the market expansion and development of thermal insulations products. Overall management of the Benelux operation heading for the industry leadership in sustainable & innovative building concepts.

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1995 to 2005 Employer: IKO Industries Title: Sales & Marketing Manager Department:
Waterproofing solutions for commercial & residential roofing applications. Develop new products and enter new market sectors.

Fields of Expertise

building construction, Building Construction Project Management, residential building construction, civil construction, alloy steel, chemicals, agricultural waste, asbestos waste transportation equipment, battery solid-waste management, aerobic municipal wastewater digestion, biodegradable waste, biological municipal wastewater treatment, Biological Waste Treatment, chemical industrial wastewater treatment, closed cycling wastewater treatment, conventional water pumping, condensate water treatment, deionized-water corrosion, aluminum recycling, automotive recycling, battery recycling, chlorofluorocarbon refrigerant recycling, electrical recycling, ferrous metal recycling, hazardous waste recycling, materials recycling, activated carbon water filtration, bisphenol A polycarbonate, carbon capture and storage, carbon emissions accounting, carbon fiber, carbon management, alkali metal, aluminum metallurgy, automotive metal, base metal (chemistry), base metal (plating/cladding), base metal (welding), cast metal, chemical metallurgy, copper process metallurgy, ferrous metal, corporate sustainability, supply chain sustainability, sustainability policy, Environmental Regulations, OSHA regulations, regulations, modular construction, modular building structure design, prefabricated building, prefabricated metal building, Circular Economy, industrial automation, industrial building, industrial chemical production, industrial electric power distribution, industrial electrical machinery, industrial corrosion, industrial chemistry, industrial gas, biomass energy system, building energy management, electric charge energy, energy, energy economics, expert witness, due diligence, energy generation, energy infrastructure development, energy market development

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