Wouter Vanhoudt is a commercial engineer with a Master’s in financial management from Vlerick Management School. Before joining Hinicio, Wouter worked in Abu Dhabi, UEA, as the general manager of Schreder Gulf LLC, an energy-efficient outdoor lighting specialist with 2600 employees worldwide. In 2008 with the support of the Prince Albert Fund, he contributed to launching a Belgian Startup: Quick lock into the Chinese market. Between 2004 and 2008 Wouter was a business unit manager at Altran Group in Belgium. Wouter has a solid experience in international business development, deep commercial and financial acumen, and people management skills. His deep-set desire to reduce the carbon footprint and fascination for technology fuel his professional drive. He speaks fluent English, Dutch and French and has knowledge of Spanish and German.