Who are we?

Wim Uyttenhove

Wim Uyttenhove is a doctor in nuclear engineering (TUDelft – NL), and a nuclear and mechanical engineer (Ghent University – BE). Wim founded The Binding Energy in 2015.

Wim has 10+ years of broad nuclear engineering experience in the European nuclear sector in licensing, safety analysis, R&D, project management, operational risk and crisis management and training. He is specialised in advanced nuclear systems and waste management. He has a no-nonsense positive critical view on business development and (risk) communication in the nuclear sector.


Koen Vints

Koen holds a master of nuclear engineering (UHasselt), and is currently completing the master of safety engineering at the KULeuven university. He joined The Binding Energy as a Consulting Engineer in 2018.

He has 5+ years of experience in project engineering, licensing, radiation physics, measurement techniques and transport.

Pragmatic, independent, quality minded, positive critical, … Koen shares the keywords of The Binding Energy.


Joppe van Gemert

Joppe holds a master in nuclear engineering (Hasselt University), and is currently completing the master of safety engineering at the KULeuven university. He joined the Binding Energy as a Consulting Engineer in 2020.

Since 2 years, Joppe is working on projects related to (nuclear) safety engineering, licensing & radiation physics. He has a particalur interest in radiochemistry and environmental engineering.

Joppe is a basket player, so he cares about our team spirit and company values!


Hans Van De Maele

Hans Van De Maele is a master in nuclear engineering (UHasselt – BE). He joined The Binding Energy as a Senior Freelance Advisor in 2018. Hans is also co-founder of WIS, a nuclear transport company.

Hans has 15+ years of nuclear experience in nuclear instrumentation, physics, quality assurance, transport and licensing. Quality minded, Hans focuses on human development, continuity, change and expansion.


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