We aim to create a focused ECI community that will enable you to share experiences with your peers. Together, we power infrastructure owners and contractors worldwide to select, structure and manage an appropriate ECI framework for complex infrastructure projects that allows them to optimize project value.  



Kenneth Willems

Kenneth Willems is founder and managing director of Vuentica.

He has been active in risk and project management and governance since 2005. He aqcuired his experience in managerial functions all across Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.

From 2015 until 2019, he was Head of the Corporate Risk Management department in DEME Group, leading a team of professionals in developing risk management tools, implementing risk management across the organization and establishing strong internal controls.

Kenneth is a civil engineer (2005 - University of Ghent) and holds an MBA (2012 - Manchester Business School). Kenneth is also an active participant in international infrastructure and risk management initiatives and committees. He is currently chairman of a PIANC workgroup on Early Contractor Involvement, vice-chairman of the Belgian-Luxembourg chapter of the Institute of Risk Management and he is an Expert at NBN standardization commissions on IS031000.

His particular interest lies in the design and implementation of risk management systems in organizations operating in project-based sectors as well as facilitating early contractor involvement at large infrastructure projects.

Céline Hanauer

Céline Hanauer is founder and managing director of Vuentica.

She obtained her Master degree of International Law in 1999 (University of Strasbourg). She has acquired several years of international experience, especially in the field of academic research and training.


Civil servant for the French government since 2004, Céline further developed her interest in intellectual property by completing a postgraduate law degree in industrial property rights and new technologies in 2018 (University of Lille).

In recent years, Céline gained experience in sales of innovative IT-products, managing start-ups and non-for-profit associations, focusing on the statutory, administrative and contractual aspects. 


Barbara De Busschere

Barbare De Busschere olds a bachelor degree in tourism (Hogeschool West-Flandres, Kortrijk) and has many years of strong experience in administrative support for multinational and medium companies.

Multilingual and multitask, she is definitively oriented to the entrepreneurship.

Barbara gives the team an overall administrative support such as organizational charts, translations, HR advice and digital marketing support.

Kevin Vandenbruaene

Kevin obtained his Master of Laws – LLM degree in 2021.

He studied Law at the University of Ghent and has travelled abroad to the University of Neuchâtel in Switzerland to complete his Master studies.

Since he is very athletic himself, he specialised in Sports Law.